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See The Faces...

These inspiring photo exhibits will be free and open to the public throughout May and June.

Joel Benjamin Photographs on display at the BCAE
Marilyn Humphries Photographs on display at the BCAE
Susan Symonds Photographs on display at the BCAE
The Hard-Won Fight:
America's First Legal Same-Sex Marriage

In 2003 and 2004, photographers Marilyn Humphries and Susan Symonds documented the dramatic fight for marriage equality as it played out from the extraordinary ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Court in the Goodridge case to euphoric first weddings.

Marriage Equality/10th Anniversary Portraits
Where are they now? Photographer Joel Benjamin captures the contemporary faces of some pioneering gay and lesbian couples who married in 2004 — and made history.
Hear The Stories...

Key players from the historic Goodridge case share personal accounts of the fight for marriage equality.

A Public Conversation - 10 Years of Gay Marraige in Massachusetts at the BCAE
A Public Conversation:
10 Years of Gay Marriage

Tuesday, May 20 from 6:30PM - 8:00PM
$10 / members $8

Featuring Goodridge plaintiffs Rob Compton, David Wilson, Hillary Goodridge, and Julie Goodridge; and former Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice John M. Greaney. Moderated by Jared Bowen, Executive Editor and Host of the WGBH weekly television series Open Studio.
Celebrate The Community...

Enjoy a special preview of photo exhibits as part of our 3rd Annual Celebration of Boston's LGBT community.

3rd Annual Sip the Rainbow Preview Party at the BCAE
Sip The Rainbow
Friday, May 16 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM
$15 per person online or $20 at the door

Mix and mingle at this lively gathering where you can take-in the exhibits and enjoy signature cocktails representing the colors of the Gay Pride flag.

Continue The Journey...

Community-targeted classes will be highlighted among the BCAE's core offerings throughout May and June.

How to Plan a Gay Wedding
with Joe Rogers of Contagious Events
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM
$39 / members $39

Whether to Wed: A Legal & Tax Guide for
Gay and Lesbian Couples

with author Scott E. Squillace, Esq.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 6:30PM - 8:00PM
$39 / members $39

Books You Should Know: LGBT Classics
with novelist Cathy Jacobowitz
Tuesday, May 6 to June 24 from 6:00PM - 7:30PM
$184 / members $156

Out Loud: Reading Gay Plays
with playwright/director Joe Antoun
Monday, June 2 to June 23 from 7:00PM - 8:30PM
$120 / members $102

Planning Gay Weddings, Gay Legal Advice, and Gay Classics
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