First Lesbian Couple Marries in Montgomery County

Loreen M. Bloodgood and Alicia A. Terrizzi applied for a license and then hightailed it to a local park to exchange vows.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that two lesbian couples took advantage of Montgomery County Register of Wills D. Bruce Hanes offer to extend marriage licenses to any gay couple who wants them. The first couple in line was Loreen Bloodgood and Alicia Terrizzi of Pottstown. After they applied, the Inky reports, the gals took their two sons to a park in North Wales and made it official in front of a licensed non-denominational minister. 

Congrats, ladies! There’s more to come, I’m sure. Stay tuned.

UPDATED [7/24/2013, 6 p.m.]: Equality Pennsylvania says we shouldn’t get too excited about Montgomery County marriage news, but focus on recent ACLU lawsuit, instead. Read more here.

UPDATED [7/25/2013, 9:21 a.m.]: Governor Corbett’s office responds to gay-marriage news in Montgomery County. Read the response here.

UPDATED [7/26/2013, 5:20 p.m.]: Bigot Daryl Metcalfe wants to impeach Kathleen Kane and the man who’s issuing same-sex marriage licenses in Montgomery County. Read more here.

UPDATED [7/29/2013, 11:26 a.m.]: Two Pennsylvania couples marry over the weekend. Read more here.

UPDATED [7/21/2013, 8:23 a.m.]: Governor Corbett’s administration spearheads effort to stop gay marriages in Montgomery County. More here.

UPDATED [8/2/2013, 12:22 p.m.]: Montgomery county officials ask judge to toss out lawsuit that would stop marriage in their district. More here.



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