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Gay couples hopeful

New state lawmakers expected to quickly legalize civil unions
“We want to be like any other couple and walk down the aisle and say ‘I do,’” says Amy McClintock. Civil unions and domestic partnerships are not the equivalent of marriage, she said. McClintock, left, and partner Cindiman Pinneke prepare dinner in their Durango home.
Amy McClintock, left, and her partner of 18 years, Cindiman Pinneke, take a moment to adjust some equipment before a trip to Durango Mountain Resort for a day of skiing before continuing on to Ouray for ice climbing.
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Amy McClintock, left, says she and her partner, Cindiman Pinneke, have spent thousands of dollars in fees to secure legal protections automatically afforded to married couples. “We’re tired of being second-class citizens,” McClintock says.
“Any kind of civil union or domestic partnership is not the equivalent of marriage,” Amy McClintock said.

Gay couples hopeful

“We want to be like any other couple and walk down the aisle and say ‘I do,’” says Amy McClintock. Civil unions and domestic partnerships are not the equivalent of marriage, she said. McClintock, left, and partner Cindiman Pinneke prepare dinner in their Durango home.
Amy McClintock, left, and her partner of 18 years, Cindiman Pinneke, take a moment to adjust some equipment before a trip to Durango Mountain Resort for a day of skiing before continuing on to Ouray for ice climbing.
Ferrandino
Amy McClintock, left, says she and her partner, Cindiman Pinneke, have spent thousands of dollars in fees to secure legal protections automatically afforded to married couples. “We’re tired of being second-class citizens,” McClintock says.
“Any kind of civil union or domestic partnership is not the equivalent of marriage,” Amy McClintock said.
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