Today is the day. Let the marriages begin! There will only be one marriage in San Francisco today, and that will be the marriage of Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin. These two women have been together for over 50 years! And something more important, is that they are really the founders of the gay and lesbian movement. Phyllis and Del started the Daughters of Bilitis, a national lesbian organization in 1955!
Congratulations to Phyllis and Del! They won’t be married until 5:01 today, but I figure it wouldn’t hurt to congratulate them a bit early!
Here they are: