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16 Of The Most Beautiful Weddings Of The Year

These (famous and not-so-famous) same-sex couples got married in a landmark year for marriage equality.

1. Key DADT Opponent Brenda Sue Fulton and Penelope Gnesin At West Point’s First Same-Sex Marriage

Jeff Sheng

2. Corianton and Keith’s Lumberjack Wedding

Kristen Marie

3. JoAnna and Jenny’s Wedding Bliss

4. Stig Ellins and Steen Andersen’s Ceremony At Frederiksberg Church In Denmark

LISELOTTE SABROE/AFP / Getty Images

5. Tech Sgt. Erwynn Umali and Will Behrens’ First Gay Military Union

Jeff Sheng

6. Tony and Kevin’s Harry Potter-Inspired Lakeside Marriage

7. MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner’s Empire State Building Ceremony

Patrick Abner / Thomas Roberts / Tina Fineberg for The New York Times

8. Scott Everhart and Jason Welker’s X-Men Comics-Themed Wedding

Adrees Latif / Reuters

9. U.S. Soldiers Chantel and Corrina Jamail’s White Wedding

10. Joe and Jeff’s Beachside Ceremony

Photos By: Braden Moran Photography / Via youtube.com

11. Terry Miller and Dan Savage’s City Hall Wedding

Terry Miller / Nate Gowdy for Seattle Gay News / Elaine Thompson for AP

12. Gary and Richard’s 28-Year-Long Brooklyn Ceremony

13. Robert and Nathanael’s Gay Kappa Wedding

14. Rubem Robierb and ABC’s Sam Champion’s City Marriage

Ida Mae Astute for ABC / Sam Champion

15. Kenton and Johnny’s Hawaiian Nuptials

16. The 140 Couples Who Married on the Same Day in Seattle

Matt Stopera

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