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Just Another Boring Married Couple

May 12, 2015

fosterboringcoupleI had no idea this wedding would change our nation.


In the summer of 2011, shortly after New York State had legalized marriage for all, I received a phone call. The man on the other end was Ijpe DeKoe. Ijpe told me he wanted to get married to the love of his life -- Thom Kostura -- the very next day and he was asking me to do it.


At some point Ijpe remarked, "We just want to be another boring married couple." And that was it. Until last week.


Now, Ijpe and Thom's marriage is being scrutinized by the highest court in the land.


Read the full article by Rev. Dr. Katrina Foster on The Huffington Post here


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