Cynthia Nixon Marries Long-Term Partner


Actress Cynthia Nixon married her longterm partner Christine Marinoni on Sunday in the state of New York, it has been announced.

Three years on from getting engaged at a rally for marriage equality, when same-sex marriage was not legal in the state, the couple are now said to have tied the knot.


“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. “Nixon wore a custom dress by Carolina Herrera.”

No other details were immediately available.

New Hampshire’s Bishop Gene Robinson was rumoured to be officiating, though this has not been confirmed.

Nixon, 46, and Marinoni, 45, have been together since 2004. The couple are raising three children together, two from Nixon’s previous long-term relationship, and Max Ellington Nixon-Marinoni whom Marioni gave birth to in 2011.

Marriage equality was legalized in New York with bipartisan support in 2011, much to the consternation of religious right groups who still are today trying to challenge the procedural motions used to bring the marriage equality bill to a vote. The outcome of that case, which is set to proceed to trial in the next few months, is not expected to see the New York law blocked however.


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John B.
John B.3 years ago

Congrats to Cynthia and Christine!! May you have many joyous years together. Thanks Steve for the uplifting article.

Jen Matheson
Jen M.3 years ago

I wish them all the best.

Heather B.
Heather BennetT3 years ago

Congrats gals!!!

Anita Wisch
Anita Wisch3 years ago

This was only legal because New York finally legalized Marriage Equality.

Here we go......onto the other states!

Joy Phillip
Joy Phillip3 years ago

Congratulations to her and her spouse. Maybe one day everyone in all states will know the same bliss.

Cathryn C.
Cathryn C.3 years ago

May they continue to live in Wedded Bliss

nancy b.
Nsncy B3 years ago


Norma V.
Norma Villarreal3 years ago

Congrats to both!

Lilithe Magdalene


Mari Garcia
Mari Garcia3 years ago

Congradtulations! I hope they have many years together to show these homophobes how "unstable" same sex relationships are.