Tuesday, June 17th, 2008 • No Comments on It Must Be Love
Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon made history – again – at 5:07 p.m. Monday when they were declared “spouses for life.”
At that moment, standing next to each other in the mayor’s office in San Francisco City Hall in front of cheering friends and relatives, the couple of 55 years became the first same-sex newlyweds in San Francisco and among the first in California under a new right bestowed by the state Supreme Court.
(Read the rest of the article here.)
They’ve been together fifty-five years. The moral of this story? Don’t give up on what you want and deserve, even if it takes five decades to get it. Never give up.