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Dec 5, 2014
Theirs is the stuff of fairy tales: the good ones; not the scary ones. Girl meets girl. Girl falls in love with girl. Girls live happily ever after.
Nov 19, 2014
Juan Trevino and Jose L. Mendez have been together for over 15 years. They originally met in 1996 and were friends for just over a year before they decided to take their relationship to the next level.
Nov 11, 2014
Erika Crenshaw and Patricia Torres met by accident. Neither Erika nor Patricia was looking for a relationship, and they originally connected through a mutual Facebook friendship and, “from all the gorgeous pictures of Patricia that were coming up on my News Feed,” as Erika notes.
Nov 11, 2014
We grew up on opposite U.S. coasts and are thankful to have been brought together by jobs at the Ms. Foundation for Women in New York City, where we’ve lived for over a decade.
Nov 5, 2014
Victoria Hernandez and Monica Rosas love story has been 18 years in the making. Although they have been dating since summer of 2012, they originally met 15 years earlier through mutual friends.
Oct 14, 2014
What first started off as friendship between Desiree Alva and Kelly Ocasio, has turned into an over decade-long relationship.
Sep 24, 2014
Juan and Danny started their relationship in typical Washington D.C. style, over drinks at a local cafe. They immediately hit it off, and became serious in spring of 2012.
Sep 5, 2014
It wasn’t until David Medina and Tim DeMagistris re-connected 8 years after first meeting that they realized they were meant to be together.
Sep 5, 2014
The first night Marisa and I hung out, she made me laugh more in the few hours we spent together than I had in my entire life, and we’ve been laughing together every day since.
Aug 13, 2014
Ingrid y Catherine se conocieron en 1992 durante un baile celebrado en el Spy Club de Washington, DC.
Aug 6, 2014
Since meeting in 2005, Lilly Rivera and Elsa Vasquez have never yielded to the challenges they have faced together as a couple.
Apr 3, 2014
Brad Veloz remembers the exact moment that he discovered his passion for LGBT Latino activism: It was the Fall of 1987, and he and his partner Mike had just attended the 1987 March on Washington.
Nov 19, 2013
It's been a busy few months for Sonia E. Rodriguez-Ortega and Dianna Kaye, who live in Albuqerque, New Mexico with their dogs. Just over two months ago, in September 2013, they applied for and received a marriage certificate, becoming one of the first couples in the state to marry.
Nov 14, 2013
For Chicago natives Celso Cardenas and Alejandro Lopez, their life together didn't begin with love at first sight.
Aug 21, 2012
When a Bishop named Jorge from Buenos Aires took the name Francis, he made an immediate connection with Santa Fe. But when Pope Francis visited Brazil recently, he spoke directly to me, when he said, “who am I to judge?”
Jul 28, 2012
I woke up with my head on an unfamiliar pillow in a bungalow in the high desert of California, 140 miles from my dilapidated apartment in the Koreatown section of Los Angeles. It was my wedding day.
Jul 28, 2012
In a family that now spans three generations in this country, my sister, Jennifer, has taught us more about acceptance, understanding, love, and compassion than anyone else in our family.
Feb 14, 2012
During dinner, Julia's mother took me by the hand and said, "I'm sorry. I can't be supportive. You and your partner are good people, but I am Hispanic and I just can't." I stopped her and gently said, "Señora, you may not be able to be supportive but, with all due respect, you cannot make being Hispanic your reason."