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Vermont Civil Unions & Gay Weddings

The civil unions law in Vermont is unique in providing marriage rights to gay and lesbian couples. This guide to gay weddings in Vermont includes an overview of laws and procedures and links to inns and other locations in Vermont that host civil unions.

An Act Relating to Civil Unions
Here is the complete text of Vermont's civil unions legislation, which was approved on April 26, 2000.

Application for Vermont License of Civil Union
Download the application as a .pdf file, which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Civil Union Planning and Honeymoons
Find location ideas at Vermont Gay Travel, plus information on civil union procedures.

Civil Unions at Colonel Williams Inn
Indoor, tented outdoor and barn civil union receptions may be booked at this Marlboro, Vermont, inn.

Civil Unions at The Castle
Located in Proctorsville, Vermont, The Castle is an historic mansion that offers overnight accommodations and civil union packages for gay couples.

Civil Unions at The Wiley Inn
The Wiley Inn in Peru, Vermont, has hosted a number of civil union ceremonies since Vermont's law was passed.

Civil Unions at Timberholm Inn
Timberholm Inn Country Bed & Breakfast in Stowe, Vermont, offers an intimate civil union package for two, or plan a larger indoor or outdoor wedding and invite family and friends.

Civil Unions: The Vermont Approach
This article from the Partners Task Force for Gay & Lesbian Couples looks at the pros and cons of entering into a civil union in Vermont.

Dissolving Unhappy Vermont Civil Unions
This FindLaw article by Joanna Grossman examines civil unions and concludes that dissolving them is "harder than it looks."

Gay Unitarian Universalist Minister Brendan Hadash
Rev. Brendan Hadash performs gay and lesbian weddings at the Unitarian Universalist Church in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

Gay Weddings at Stone Wall Inn
This southern Vermont gay retreat welcomes gay and lesbian couples who wish to wed.

Gay-Friendly Lodgings in Vermont
Find gay-friendly accommodations in Vermont with this guide from the Purple Roofs Gay and Lesbian Travel Directory.

The Vermont Guide to Civil Unions
Here is official information about the civil union law in Vermont from the Office of the Secretary of State, including answers to frequently asked questions.

Vermont Freedom to Marry Task Force
This lobbying organization is dedicated to gaining civil marriage equality for same-sex couples in Vermont.

Vermont Town Clerks Issuing Civil Union Licenses
From vermontcivilunion.com, here is a handy guide to where to obtain a civil union license in the Vermont town where your ceremony will be held.

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