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San Francisco Makes Home of Lesbian Couple a Landmark

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The home of the first same-sex couple to legally marry in California will become a historical landmark, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors ruled this week.

On Tuesday, the city’s supervisors voted unanimously to grant landmark designation for the home owned by the couple, Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, who are both lesbian activists and co-founders of the Daughters of Bilitis, the first lesbian rights organization in the United States.

The board will review the measure again on May 11 before sending it to the city’s mayor, London Breed, for approval. She plans to sign it, a spokeswoman for the mayor’s office said on Friday. “Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin were true champions of L.G.B.T.Q.

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