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June 25, 2011

New York Newspapers Cover Gay Marriage

HISTORY! By the way, the vote happened late enough last night that many newspapers had already gone to press, so I'll be updating this list tomorrow with more covers.

New York Legalizes Gay Marriage

After countless hours of behind-the-scenes wrangling, by a vote of 33-29, the state legislature has legalized gay marriage in New York. This makes New York the 6th state, and by far the largest, to offer same sex marriage in the United States. The bill was swiftly signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has lobbied fiercely for marriage equality since taking office. Gay marriage ceremonies should begin within 30 days of the governor's signature.

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