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Getting away from the Presidential election for a moment, there was sad news out of California today. One half of the first legal same-sex marriage in California, Del Martin, passed away. She had been with her partner for over half a century. It's nice that she was able to become legally married before she passed away, but profoundly unfair that she had to wait so long.
Thanks for blazing the trail, Del!
Lesbian activist Del Martin dies at 87
Del Martin, a pioneering lesbian rights activist who with her lifelong partner became a symbol for the movement to legalize gay marriage, died Wednesday morning. She was 87. . .
Read more at: SFGate