Weddings/Celebrations, Mark Lewis, Dennis Winslow

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May 27, 2007


"The Rev. Mark Alan Lewis and the Rev. K. Dennis Winslow, Episcopal priests, were joined in civil union on Tuesday at the couple's home in Union City, N.J. The couple met 15 years ago this week, shortly after Lewis moved to New Jersey.

"...'Our eyes met from across the apartment,' Mr. Lewis said. 'We have been together since that day.'

"In 2002, they became the lead plaintiffs in the Lambda Legal lawsuit challenging the marriage laws in New Jersey. The case resulted in the 2006 New Jersey Supreme Court ruling that led to the legalization of civil unions by the state legislature."