'Sex And The City' star Cynthia Nixon marries longtime girlfriend

'Sex And The City' star Cynthia Nixon marries longtime girlfriend

Washington : DC : USA | May 29, 2012 at 10:43 AM PDT
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Christine Marinoni

Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon, tied the knot with her fiancée of three years Christine Marinoni, on Sunday. The two had announced their engagement at a rally for same sex marriage in the year 2009. During that rally they avowed that once the state legalizes the same sex marriage, the two of them will be among the first lucky couples to get married. "I'm enjoying being engaged very much," Nixon said in 2010. "I don't mind a long engagement, which this one is surely turning out to be." She also once said of her partner, "She did not get a ring. She will have a wedding ring, but she does not want an engagement ring."

"On May 27, 2012, Cynthia Nixon and her girlfriend, Christine Marinoni, were legally married in the state of New York," her rep tells PEOPLE in a statement.

On her wedding day, Cynthia Nixon wore a custom made Carolina Herrera gown, without the plug. More details of the whereabouts and the number of people present at her wedding have not been disclosed yet. However, the two will be sharing more details about their marriage soon.

Cynthia Nixon has been dating Christine Marinoni, an activist, since 2003, shortly after splitting from her longtime boyfriend, Danny Mozes, with whom she has two kids. The new couple also has one baby boy, born to Marinoni. The name of their child is Max Ellington Nixon-Marinoni.

Cynthia Nixon was very enthusiastic about the legalization of same sex marriages back in 2009. During many of her interviews, she reiterated that, it’s the choice of the people to decide how they want to spend their lives and with whom. She was totally against the interference of state in the personal affairs of the people. She observed "While I don't often use the word, the technically precise term for my orientation is bisexual. I believe bisexuality is not a choice, it is a fact. What I have 'chosen' is to be in a gay relationship.

Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, Cynthia Nixon also expressed that, she doesn’t feel that loving a woman "In terms of sexual orientation, I don't feel I've changed. I'd been with men all my life and I'd never fallen in love with a woman. But when I did, it didn't seem strange. I'm just a woman in love with another woman."

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Actress Cynthia Nixon arrives at the American Theatre Wing's 66th annual Tony Awards in New York
Actress Cynthia Nixon arrives at the American Theatre Wing's 66th annual Tony Awards in New York
Michelle Lincaster is based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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