Lisa Kesser, of Providence, R.I., front, reacts while completing paper work to obtain a marriage license with her partner of 20 years Dorcey Baker, behind center, at City Hall, in Providence, ... more 
Lisa Kesser, of Providence, R.I., front, reacts while completing paper work to obtain a marriage license with her partner of 20 years Dorcey Baker, behind center, at City Hall, in Providence, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Gay marriage became legal in Rhode Island and Minnesota at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. Officials around Rhode Island began issuing licenses when offices opened at 8:30 a.m. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Steven Senne
Thu, Aug 1, 2013 10:36 AM EDT