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[Video] Emily Saliers got hitched, y’all



Emily Saliers, one-half of Atlanta's own Indigo Girls, is a legally married woman. She announced the news at a Vancouver concert on Saturday, the first stop of the folk duo's Canadian tour.

Just so happens Saliers' new wife, Tristin Chipman, is Canadian. Saliers shouted the crowd, "I got married!" and explained the two tied the knot in New York. The two also have a nine-month old daughter.

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[Video] Ice, ice baby — lesbian proposes to girlfriend at hockey match

Christina and Alicia are major fans of hockey with Christina supporting the Ottawa Senators and Alicia loving on the Toronto Maple Leafs. But true love is stronger than any sports team rivalry.

At a March 18 hockey match in Canada, Felicia was led to the ice in a blindfold and then Christina followed her, met her at center rink, whispered into her ear, they hugged and kissed — to the roaring approval of the fans. And hockey fans are not known for their appreciation of nice, you know.

Christina dropped to her knees and asked Felicia to marry her. The Senators mascot danced around them holding a sign that read "SHE SAID YES."

Same-sex marriage has been legal in Canada since 2004.