They live on a quaint, tree-lined street in suburban Burbank, California. They have two cars, two dogs, one cat and a mortgage.
At first glance, they seem to be a couple like any other who has been together for almost 10 years.
But while their situation may be typical, their circumstances are anything but.
Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo never set out to make history or be a part of it on such a large scale. But that's just what's happening. All they wanted to do was take the next—what they call "natural"—step in their relationship. They wanted to get married. But that simple notion flew in the face of social conservatives across the nation and bigoted or confused voters throughout California who voted in November 2008 to take away the right for two men (or two women) to commit themselves to each other through matrimony.
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Now, as two of the four plaintiffs in Perry v. Schwarzenegger (i.e., the Prop. 8 trial), Katami and Zarrillo find themselves at the forefront of the civil rights issue of the new millennium: same-sex marriage.
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