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South Bay Gay and Lesbian Couples at Home

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There's No Place Like Home: John and partner Fernando Gutierrez (right), an attorney who spoke in favor of the domestic-partners registry at an April 23 Human Relations Commission meeting, says, "Even my mother tells me I have the best relationship of all her children."

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Grace of God : (clockwise, left to right) First Unitarian Church Pastor Lindi Ramsden, adopted son Ben, 11, and partner Mary Helen Doherty pause before dinner. Ramsden and Doherty also helped raise a foster son, currently in the Navy. "I think we've made the world a better place," Ramsden says.

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The County's Move: Couples like Tom Hartland (left) and Jay Davidson who have already registered as domestic partners in San Francisco and Palo Alto may be able to do so in Santa Clara County.

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And Their Little Dog Too: Ralph Serpe, (rear) director of the Billy DeFrank Lesbian and Gay Community Center, his partner Tom Kushner and dog Brick stepping out on a sunny afternoon. The couple has been together for 14 years--"Probably because I'm Italian," Serpe quips.

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From the May 9-15, 1996 issue of Metro

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