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Meet Colorado’s First Same-Sex Couple To Get A Civil Union

Fran and Anna Simon had their civil union licensed in Denver at 12:02 a.m. local time Wednesday. A state constitutional amendment adopted in 2006 bans same-sex couples in Colorado from marriage.


RIGHT NOW: the first #civilunions have just been licensed in Denver at 12:02am. #9NEWS http://t.co/N7U0NuO8kI— Brandon Rittiman


PHOTO: The first #CivilUnion license in Denver. #9NEWS http://t.co/QjPon1VXLJ— Brandon Rittiman


Congrats to Fran and Anna Simon. And Jeremy too. Colorado’s historic 1st #civilunions license has been issued. #COleg http://t.co/Z4GWbAn0YD— Eli Stokols

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Conducted A Civil Union Ceremony For The Simons:


First civil union! Congratulations to the happy couple! #equality #COPolitics http://t.co/WG7duFanZf— Michael B. Hancock

@MayorHancock conducts 1st #civilunions ceremony for Fran and Anna Simon: http://t.co/KGoK2irdsa

— EliStokols (@Eli Stokols)

@MayorHancock conducts 1st #civilunions ceremony for Fran and Anna Simon: http://t.co/KGoK2irdsa— Eli Stokols

Crush of cameras surrounding the Simons. And a lot of tears. #civilunions

— EliStokols (@Eli Stokols)

Crush of cameras surrounding the Simons. And a lot of tears. #civilunions— Eli Stokols

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Chris Geidner is the legal editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, D.C. In 2014, Geidner won the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association award for journalist of the year.
Contact Chris Geidner at chris.geidner@buzzfeed.com
 
 
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