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Vow Renewals, Sweethearts and Gay Marriage

August 27, 2015

We’ve been privileged, this week, to do quite a few vow renewal ceremonies AND gay commitment ceremonies. Actually, now that I’m thinking about it, we’ve also had some childhood sweetheart marriages, where people have reconnected. For us, an absolutely fabulous month. Also a very cohesive – connected – one too! What all of these, seemingly […]

Happy New Year!

January 2, 2015

While same sex marriage is still being held hostage by our very unpopular Attorney General, Pam Bondi, we are sincerely hope that it will be a reality in Florida really really soon. In the meantime, we continue to offer our pledge – if we do a commitment ceremony for you, THE MOMENT SAME SEX MARRIAGE […]

Hallelujah!.

December 22, 2014

Here’s what I know. The Supreme Court has refused to grant an injunction to block same sex marriage. in Florida. Pam Bondi, the Florida Attorney General, has given up the ghost….she realized that the Nation is going to let same sex marriage go forward and she is not going to continue challenging. Her last injunction […]

Marriage Equality is coming closer to reality…..

December 6, 2014

I know that I promised to keep y’all up to date on the latest in Florida’s same sex marriage battle, but it’s definitely been a waiting game as the election played out.  I couldn’t make personal comments on the election or all of the attempts our Attorney General made to halt the progress. But, I […]

Quick Update

July 29, 2014

There was a new development reported in today’s Key West Citizen. The two gentlemen who sued in Monroe County in order to marry,are hoping their case will go to the Supreme Court of the USA. Here’s what the Citizen said: “Key Largo attorney Bernadette Restivo filed a 6-page motion Monday asking the 3rd District Court […]

Almost…….

July 29, 2014

On the Gay Marriage front, there has been some wonderful news in both Monroe County (where Key West is) and in Miami-Dade County. In both counties, lawsuits were brought by same sex couples, challenging Florida’s ban on same sex marriage. Judge Garcia ruled first, in Monroe County, and declared that Florida’s ban on marriage equality […]

Domestic Partnership

May 8, 2014

We have gone on record many times in support of legal gay marriage in our state of Florida. We hope that it becomes legal in the very near future, but all that we can offer now are commitment ceremonies with a promise to marry the couples gratis when that day comes. We can also guide […]

The Marriage License

September 19, 2013

I’m not writing today to tell you how to get your Florida Marriage License. You can check that out on our website by clicking on this link: http://keywestweddingservices.com/index.php/wedding-license.html No, I’m writing because of something kind of crazy that I have seen happen more than a few times lately. I’m not going to tell any specific […]

A Giant Step Forward!

June 27, 2013

We, at Key West Wedding Services, APPLAUD the Supreme Court decision to overturn DOMA and make the goal of legal gay marriage a little closer to being realized in every American state and territory. Our thanks and congratulations to Edith Windsor for spearheading the battle for equal rights in marriage. Our island of Key West […]

Gay Marriage

March 6, 2013

We totally apologize for our home State of Florida’s current position on Gay Marriage. Right now, Gay Marriage is not recognized by the State of Florida, although the City of Key West does have a Domestic Partnership registry: http://www.keywestcity.com/egov/apps/services/index.egov?view=detail;id=45 that does give rights to gay partners, living in Key West. We applaud that our City […]