Clela Rorex, Clerk Who Broke A Gay-Marriage Barrier, Dies At 78

Photo courtesy of BigStock/Mbruxelle
Photo courtesy of BigStock/Mbruxelle

The New York Times reports that Clela Rorex, who made headlines in 1975 when, as the Boulder County clerk in Colorado, she issued a marriage license to a gay couple, one of the first to do so in the nation, died on Sunday at a hospice center in Longmont, Colorado at the age of 78.

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