Same-Sex Marriages: One Sixth of 2013 Maine Weddings Staff
Posted: Jan 02, 2014 4:06 PM
Over 16 percent of the weddings held in Maine in 2013 were those of same-sex couples. According to the Maine Office of Data, Research and Vital Statistics, 1,530 same-sex “marriages” were performed in the state since such weddings were made legal at the end of December 2012, with lesbians making the big commitment more often than gay men, as shown by a tally of 970 to 560.