An inspiring story out of Connecticut:
Former Priest Marries His Partner of 50 Years
"It is exciting and also gratifying to go this route, from the closet to being legally married on the campus where we first met," Nolan said. "It's a real sentimental journey."
But for a couple that's been together for over 50 years, the marriage is also a bit of a formality.
"For me the significance of it is the legal part, but I do believe marriage should be a civil issue and religion should be left out of it," Pingpank, a former math teacher, said. "For me it's something we should formalize because we can."