Actress Cynthia Nixon and Christine
Marinoni married Sunday in New York.
“On May 27, 2012, Cynthia Nixon and
her girlfriend, Christine Marinoni, were legally married in the state
of New York,” a representative for Nixon told PEOPLE
in a statement. “Nixon wore a custom dress by Carolina Herrera.”
No other details were given, but in
January it was reported that New Hampshire Bishop Gene Robinson would
officiate over the wedding. Robinson faced controversy nearly a
decade ago when he became the first openly gay bishop in the
Nixon, 46, who is best known for
playing feisty lawyer Miranda Hobbes on the HBO series Sex and the
City, and education activist Marinoni, 45, got engaged during a
rally calling for passage of a gay marriage law in New York three
years ago. They have been together since 2004.
Prior to dating Marinoni, Nixon was
involved in a 15-year relationship with Danny Mozes, with whom she
shares custody of two children.
The women are also raising Max
Ellington Nixon-Marinoni, to whom Marinoni gave birth in February
Nixon, Christine Marinoni & baby Max in People.)