Baltimore welcomes same-sex couples
Posted: 2:15 pm Wed, November 7, 2012
With the approval Tuesday by Maryland voters of the state’s same-sex marriage law, Visit Baltimore, the city’s tourism agency, unveiled a new website, www.baltimore.org/lgbt-weddings.
Starting Jan. 1, 2013, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples can obtain a civil marriage license from the state. The website contains “everything same-sex couples need to know to get married in Baltimore, from practical information on how to obtain a marriage license to unique wedding venues and vendors, and information on Baltimore’s TAG-approved [LGBT-friendly] accommodations,” according to the announcement.
“We encourage the LGBT community to visit Baltimore to celebrate their commitments to one another,” said Tom Noonan, Visit Baltimore’s president and CEO.