ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

For Four Decades, This Same-Sex Couple Fought to Marry

For Four Decades, This Same-Sex Couple Fought to Marry

Richard Adams and Tony Sullivan met in 1971 at a Los Angeles bar called The Closet. Sullivan, an Australian, had been traveling around the world on a tourist visa, and Adams was a Filipino American living in California. The couple fell in love and, on Apr. 21, 1975, married in Boulder County, Colorado. They became one of the first same-sex couples in the U.S. to be legally married.

Their remarkable relationship is the subject of Limited Partnership, a documentary film that debuts on PBS on Monday, June 15. The film was produced over 14 years by Tom Miller, a Sundance award–winning documentarian best known for producing Licensed to Kill and One Bad Cat: The Reverend Albert Wagner Story.

Read more on TakePart.

Watch John Oliver Deliver a Powerful Argument Against the Confederate Flag

Watch John Oliver Deliver a Powerful Argument Against the Confederate Flag

New York’s Police Force Criminalized So Many Blacks, It Struggles for Diverse Hires

New York’s Police Force Criminalized So Many Blacks, It Struggles for Diverse Hires