Jane Abbott Lighty, 77, and Pete-e Petersen, 85, take an oath while receiving the first same-sex marriage license in King County on Thursday, Dec. 6. Washington state voters upheld Referendum 74 in November. Lighty and Peterson have been together for 35 years.
(Oh hey Dan Savage.)
5. A video of the ceremony:
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- The U.S. Episcopal Church, which appointed an out gay bishop in 2003, has voted to let clergy perform religious same-sex marriages.