Two gay Key West bartenders asked Monroe Chief Circuit Judge Luis Garcia to lift an automatic stay and allow them to marry Tuesday. The judge declined.
Waiting tables, being an administrative assistant and working in customer service paid the bills at various times for 1990 Palmer School graduate Kevin Jesurun, a native of the Netherlands Antilles who died when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 crashed in the Ukraine. Jeserun’s loves, however, clearly were laughter and soccer.
Same-sex couples from around the state made plans to go to the Keys to marry after a Monroe County judge overthrew the state’s gay-marriage ban. But a stay means no same-sex weddings for the moment.