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Martin and Lyon (Del and Phyllis)
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    Based in San Francisco, California
    Martin (May 5, 1921 – August 27, 2008)
    Lyon (November 10, 1924 - )
    First same sex couple to marry under California's Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriages (June 16, 2008)
    Subject of the documentary 'No Secret Anymore: The Life and Times of Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon'
    As with Rosie O'Donnell and Kelli Carpenter, their 2004 marriage became void after the overturning of California's Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriages.
    Martin divorced a man after four years of marriage.
    In 1989, they joined the group strangely named Old Lesbians Organizing for Change.
    They have been recognized as two of the leading pioneers of the gay rights movement.
    They started Lyon-Martin Health Services to give lesbians access to medical care and services without judgment by health professionals.
    In 1995, they served as delegates for the White House Conference on Aging.
    Both women were educated in journalism.
    Prior to their marriage, their relationship lasted over 50 years (starting in 1955).
    Martin died less than three months after her wedding.

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