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Gay-married and last names

If you get gay-married, how would you handle the last names? If you are gay-married, how do you handle them?

by Anonymousreply 1211/20/2012

I'd take his last name. Mine isn't real anyway.

by Anonymousreply 111/20/2012

My last name would make a wonderfully snooty addition to any last name. It has a stray silent 'e' that throws a number of people.

by Anonymousreply 211/20/2012

We both kept our last names (for professional reasons) but our kids have a hyphenate of both. It's worked out great for the last 12 years.

by Anonymousreply 311/20/2012

"Fuck you and your bourgeois, patriarchal concerns" is a viable option for any poll posed on DL.

by Anonymousreply 411/20/2012

Mr. and Mr. Smith-Jones-Splendora-Davis-Crawford-Bouvier-Streep-Streisand, thank you very much.

by Anonymousreply 611/20/2012

Keep your own last names.

by Anonymousreply 711/20/2012

She took mine.

by Anonymousreply 811/20/2012

R3, I've always wondered what happens if two people with hyphenated last names get married, keep their names, and then have their own kids. What kind of hyphenated last name do those kids end up with? Is there some sort of protocol to follow?

by Anonymousreply 911/20/2012

That is Robert and Andrew Pattinson to you.

by Anonymousreply 1011/20/2012

If he has a very ethnic name, we'd probably stick with mine.

by Anonymousreply 1111/20/2012

Keep your own last names, and I firmly believe that women should keep their own last names too. Too many straight men would never accept that, though.

by Anonymousreply 1211/20/2012
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