Posted by don kerr on February 28, 2014.
In 2004, Jason West, the then mayor of New Paltz, NY, was criminally charged after marrying twenty-four same-sex couples. The event caused a media sensation. This movie captures that event and tells the stories of couples struggling to earn the right to be called husbands.
(Vassar Film, 2011: Stephanie Donnelly, director; Lori Arden; CodyStanley).
Posted by don kerr on February 24, 2014.
In an effective act of civil disobedience, there were dozens of gay marriages during the spring of 2004 in New Paltz, NY. New Paltz Mayor Jason West, Deputy Mayor Rebecca Rotzler, trustee Julia Walsh and local Unitarian ministers performed the ceremonies.
Archival & documentary footage is used to show us the 2004 event as it happened.