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Gay Marriage

Massachusetts marries gay couples

17 May, 2004

1179337063_9680More than 1,000 gay and lesbian couples stream into Boston and town halls across Massachusetts seeking licenses to marry after the state legalizes same-sex marriage.  The woman who is first in line to apply for her marriage license camped out in front of Cambridge City Hall with her bride-to-be says:

To have the highest court in the state affirm your right to be a family was wonderful, and it just gave you courage.