Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Caught Between Love and Country

For nearly seven years, Brandon Perlberg, an American citizen, lived with his British partner, Benn Robert Storey, in New York. But Benn had little chance of getting a permanent visa, so Brandon joined a diaspora of gay Americans who have found they had to leave the country to continue to live with their foreign partners. For gay Americans with foreign spouses or partners, federal restrictions on what defines marriage mean they sometimes end up uprooting their lives to remain together. Related Article from The New York Times »

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