Hennepin County prepares gender-neutral marriage licenses
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's largest county is getting ready to start taking applications for marriage licenses from same-sex couples.
Officials say Hennepin County will start accepting applications on June 6. That's seven weeks before the Aug. 1 date that gay couples can start legally getting married in Minnesota.
The new application forms replace the words "bride" and "groom" with the word "applicant" for both individuals.
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