We were on page 2 of The Independent today!
Jennifer is an American student at Bangor University in Wales. She is due to enter a civil partnership with her English fiancée Georgia Mannion in July.
“The whole attitude of the state towards civil partnerships seems to be that this is not the same as getting married, that it is more like a promise between friends. That is disappointing because it feels like the romance is being taken out of our big day. I do want to marry my partner for the advantages* it gives. But that does not change the fact that I want to marry my partner because I love her.”
“I’d love my family to come to the wedding ceremony”
*Jenny said “rights” not “advantages”, what she said to the reporter has been paraphrased.
You can read the whole thing here but the piece in the actual paper was better: