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18 "Virginia" Category Articles

Two grooms hug outdoors on the wedding day in Virginia

13 DAYS AGO | 7.1.2024

New Virginia Marriage Equality Law Goes Into Effect Today

New Virginia marriage law protects same-sex, LGBTQ+, and interracial couples. See how the change impacts AMM Ministers and wedding officiants in Virginia.

Two grooms embrace and smile at each other on the wedding day

16 DAYS AGO | 6.28.2024

Virginia’s Child Marriage Ban in Effect Soon, Plus Protections for Marriage R...

Virginia marriage laws effective July 1, 2024 protect constitutional right to marry and ban child marriage by raising legal marriage age in Virginia

65 DAYS AGO | 5.10.2024

Pastry Chef Officiates Epic Gay Wedding In a Cave, And It’s Just As Cool As I...

Meet AMM Minister & first-time Officiant Tonette Lawson, aka Chef Toni of Tesserts, and read about the epic queer wedding in a cave she officiated for daught...

Close up photo of a man signing a legal document with a pen. In the foreground are two gold wedding rings.

188 DAYS AGO | 1.8.2024

Proposed Changes to Marriage Laws in 2024: Marriage Legislation to Watch in Y...

Learn about potential changes to marriage laws in your state in 2024, including proposed legislation in New York, New Jersey, Nebraska, Missouri, Virginia, U...

264 DAYS AGO | 10.24.2023

Wedding Officiant Gets Police Escort to Ceremony After Surviving a Car Crash!

This Virginia wedding officiant was driven to a wedding ceremony by local Fairfax County police after he found himself in the middle of a three-car accident....

366 DAYS AGO | 7.14.2023

How to Get Married in Virginia - Planning a Wedding in ‘The Old Dominion’

A step-by-step guide to help you plan a wedding and get married in Virginia - including how to find a wedding officiant, choose the best wedding venue, plan ...

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586 DAYS AGO | 12.6.2022

Proposed legislation in Virginia and Texas would protect same-sex marriage in...

Lawmakers in Virginia and Texas propose new legislation in 2023 to protect LGBTQ+ couples and families by repealing same-sex marriage bans from the states’ c...

886 DAYS AGO | 2.9.2022

Va. Republicans block bill to remove same-sex marriage ban from state constit...

House Republicans in Virginia just voted down a bill to amend the state's Constitution that would have removed a defunct ban against same-sex marriage and co...

919 DAYS AGO | 1.7.2022

Lawmakers in Florida and Virginia take steps to codify same-sex marriage

Legislators in Florida and Virginia have prefiled new measures for discussion during the 2022 Sessions in attempt to repeal and remove defunct state bans on ...

1067 DAYS AGO | 8.12.2021

The story of a lesbian marriage in historic Colonial Williamsburg

A marriage certificate issued to two women in Colonial Williamsburg was discovered by researcher Ren Tolson, documenting an early same-sex love story as part...

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1182 DAYS AGO | 4.19.2021

After a year of living life online, do distinctions like ‘online church’ even...

How designations like ‘online church’ and ‘online ordination’ have changed after a year of connecting with loved ones and communities online, Zoom, and Skype...

Illustration of minister credentials, including an ordination certificate from American Marriage Ministries, a clergy badge, and other documents.

1187 DAYS AGO | 4.14.2021

Fact Check: Do you need multiple online ordinations to protect your standing ...

You want to make sure your minister credentials are up to the legal task when it’s time to marry someone, and sign and file the marriage license. But do you ...

1262 DAYS AGO | 1.29.2021

New marriage officiant legislation in VA, again fails to address broader disc...

A proposed law in Virginia aims to update marriage laws without addressing current minister discrimination

1413 DAYS AGO | 8.31.2020

New marriage officiant legislation submitted in Virginia, fails to address br...

A proposed law in Virginia aims to update marriage laws without addressing current minister discrimination

1441 DAYS AGO | 8.3.2020

Will Virginia remove discriminatory language from the State Constitution?

New legislation proposed by Virginia representative Adam Ebbin seeks to remove language from the state's constitution that discriminates against gay LGBTQ co...

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