''We could get married in Massachusetts or Connecticut, but we'll wait a little and see what happens in New York. It's a matter of principle. This is our home, and we should be able to get married where we live, where our friends are.''
Matt Flanders of Brooklyn, NY after taking part in a same-sex marriage protest with his partner in Manhattan as part of a national day of protests against Proposition 8 and the continued rejection of marriage licenses or even legalized civil unions for gay couples in most of the United States. (Associate Press)