Licenses Are Not Good
Written By: Laurence M. Vance | Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
Same-sex couples in New York City can now apply for marriage licenses using online forms that feature gender-neutral terminology. This follows the passage of the Marriage Equality Act, the New York law that legalized same-sex marriage. The bill became law on June 24, 2011, and took effect thirty days later. Marriage licenses in New York City cost $35.
The state of New York had already recognized same-sex marriages performed in other states and other countries where such marriages are legal. Other states like Maryland, New Jersey, and Rhode Island do likewise.
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