Copy this sentence into your livejournal if you're in a heterosexual marriage, and you don't want it "protected" by the bigots who think that gay marriage hurts it somehow.
Just one of a few issues that I feel deeply about where hubby disagrees. Then again any marriage or union should be about partners who can agree or disagree and still be equals(in everything) who love each other.
Civil Unions are legal here in NH, though the rights and benefits are extremely limited. They have a very nifty comparison chart available. In addition, if you ever move from NH the union is not recognized and what little rights there were are void.