by Borderstan.com March 7, 2011 at 5:15 am 1,311 0

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Happy Monday, Borderstanis. Time to get back in the groove. (Photo from Eric Gilliland, Borderstan reader pool on Flickr)

From Mike Kohn. Got a news tip for Mike? Shoot him an email or find him on Twitter @mike_kohn.

1-Year Anniversary: Where Has the Time Gone?

Believe it or not, it’s been a whole year since the District started allowing same-sex marriages. And yet, I haven’t aged a day (10 points if you caught the Sex in the City reference). WTOP reports that gay couples now feel more comfortable buying houses together or visiting one another in the hospital. It’s the little things, ya know?

So Close, Yet So Far…

While the District celebrates the one-year anniversary, just across the border, Maryland is still struggling to pass an act allowing gay marriage to begin with. It’s even more complicated now that one of the original supporters has gone back on his word to back the bill. In what would be a major-major-league flip-flop, Sam Arora (D-Montgomery County) is now planning to vote against the marriage bill, according to Metro Weekly.

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