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The first-ever same sex marriage: When was it?

Matt Baume

Matt Baume

The year was 1975 when a brand new clerk in Boulder, Colorado became one of the first government officials to issue a marriage license to a gay couple. Her name was Clera Rolex, and she believed in doing what was right — even though it meant paying a heavy price.

Matt Baume reports on this unique and little-told tale:

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