Cynthia Nixon and her longtime girlfriend, Christine Marinoni, have gotten engaged, The Insider reports. The Sex and the City star announced their plans to marry at a rally for marriage equality on Sunday in New York. Nixon and Marinoni have been together since 2003, when Nixon and boyfriend Danny Mozes, the father of her two children, split up.
Governor David Paterson has introduced a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in New York. If it's passed the state will join Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Iowa in extending marriage equality to all citizens. The bill passed the state assembly last week and is waiting for approval from the state senate. Not Ready to Tie The Knot? See How One Unmarried Couple Does It
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Nixon's costar on the HBO series and last summer's hit film, Kristin Davis, was also at the rally for equality yesterday. Davis said last week that she's taking an opposite view on opposite marriage these days. "I don't know if I'll ever get married," she told the New York Daily News. "I don't say never, but I just might not. I'm 44, but I think you can have what you want no matter how old you are!"
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We have hope for both ladies—after all, nothing reassures belief in the power of love like shared health insurance benefits and inheritance laws.
Via The Insider and Starpulse. Photo courtesy Splash News.