LGBT

The First And Cutest Same-Sex Couple To Get Married In Seattle

Washington’s new marriage law took effect at 12:01 Thursday morning.

Elaine Thompson / AP

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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