WATCH: Gay Maryland State Senator Looking Forward To Marrying His Partner

Rich Madaleno is the first and only openly gay person to serve in Maryland’s State Senate, so the fact that voters have upheld the state’s same-sex marriage law holds a particular and deeply personal relevance.

Although for the senator and his partner, Mark Hodge,  this is just a chance to finally put it on paper.

“Do we intend to get a license? Yes. We were married 11 years ago,” Madaleno told The Washington Post. “We have no intention of putting our friends through having to buy us another round of gifts from Crate & Barrel.”

And that’s where you made your first mistake, Madaleno. A legit marriage license at least calls for a ceremonious registry at a mid-tier department store.

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    Being black or left-handed or being gay is just as natural. It is a sometimes rare occurrence to fall in Love and to hold that person in your heart and be loved in return … it is something that should be celebrated! If it’s between two guys or two girls — all the better. It takes even more courage to defend that LOVE!

    There is no scientific evidence to prove any of the cross related bogus elements of christianity and other religions. Our early human ancestors; on this earth … go back more than 6 million years … 5,996,000 years before the Greeks, Romans and the Jews. Christianity is basically a 2012 year old fictional cult. In the year 300 AD when Emperor Constantine, who to some was the first pope; went on to fabricate & market Christianity – a fantasy – which turned out to be one of the most hateful & evil concoctions ever perpetrated on the world. The evil writings in Leviticus 18:22 … against gays – depict: “P” … “priestly rules” & expanded by the pope; homophobes and religious frauds … to attack the gay community and never meant to apply to the public — but to priests. Leviticus was written long after Moses — 600BC.

    The pope and churches fully aware that Leviticus 18:22 applies to priests only … refuse to remove this stigma … maliciously persecuting gays. Kids are being bullied into suicide …!

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