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This Is What Marriage Equality In Oregon Looks Like

Same-sex couples married in Oregon on Monday immediately after a federal judge ruled the state's ban on such marriages is unconstitutional.

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A federal judge struck down Oregon's ban on marriage for same-sex couples Monday, and with the state's decision not to appeal the ruling, marriages began immediately after noon local time.

We did it, #Oregon. Together we made history𠅊nd together, we secured the freedom to marry! #OR4M #lgbt

Oregon United@OR4Marriage

We did it, #Oregon. Together we made historyð …Šnd together, we secured the freedom to marry! #OR4M #lgbt

3:15 PM - 19 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Paul Rummell and Benjamin West, one of the couples who brought the lawsuit challenging the ban, took a pedicab to a nearby county recorder to apply for their marriage license.

Plaintiff couple Paul & Ben, along w/ their son Jay, are on their way to apply for their marriage license now! #OR4M

Oregon United@OR4Marriage

Plaintiff couple Paul & Ben, along w/ their son Jay, are on their way to apply for their marriage license now! #OR4M

4:43 PM - 19 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Here they are filling out the marriage license application.

ACLU plaintiffs Paul & Ben, with their son, applying for their marriage license. #outforfreedom #or4m

ACLU of Oregon@ACLU_OR

ACLU plaintiffs Paul & Ben, with their son, applying for their marriage license. #outforfreedom #or4m

5:24 PM - 19 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And, then, they were finally married.

After defeating #OR's marriage ban in court, plaintiff couple Paul & Ben are now legally married! #OR4M #lgbt

Oregon United@OR4Marriage

After defeating #OR's marriage ban in court, plaintiff couple Paul & Ben are now legally married! #OR4M #lgbt

5:46 PM - 19 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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