NEW YORK, NY - JULY 24: Same-sex couple Jessica and Arzen receive their marriage certificate and prepare to officially wed at the Manhattan City Clerk's office on the first day New York State's ... more 
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 24: Same-sex couple Jessica and Arzen receive their marriage certificate and prepare to officially wed at the Manhattan City Clerk's office on the first day New York State's Marriage Equality Act goes into effect July 24, 2011 in New York City. Today was the first day gay couples were allowed to legally marry in New York State after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the historic legislation into law. (Photo by Anthony Behar-Pool/Getty Images) less 
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