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The First Gay Couple Married In Maine

"We finally feel equal and happy to live in Maine,” Steven Bridges told the Bangor Daily News after marrying Michael Snell. Same-sex couples can now marry in Maine.

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The photographer of that top shot, Alex Steed, later tweeted about tonight's experience:

We're on our way to process our videos and pictures. The feeling here in indescribable. Love! #yeson1 #ME4M #mepolitics http://t.co/n3zHQ2cO

We're on our way to process our videos and pictures. The feeling here in indescribable. Love! #yeson1 #ME4M #mepolitics http://t.co/n3zHQ2cO-- alexsteed

For more great photos from tonight, check out the Bangor Daily News liveblog post on tonight's weddings, which was covered in partnership with Steed's Knack Factory — the source of several of the above photos.

Chris Geidner is the legal editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC. In 2014, Geidner won the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association award for journalist of the year.

Contact Chris Geidner at chris.geidner@buzzfeed.com.

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