This couple’s wedding was reported to be the first time a same-sex couple was blessed by a church in Norway. The nation began to legally recognize marriage for same-sex couples Jan. 1 of the next year.
Anyone who follows this blog knows that I like names, dates and places, but I could not find these guys’ names anywhere!
Both Barrick and Jones were raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The story of their wedding and their struggles with LDS church policy were featured in the documentary film8: The Mormon Proposition. The film tells about the Mormon church’s involvement in the voter initiative that amended California’s constitution to ban same-sex marriage in November 2008.