NEW YORK, NY - JULY 24: Kim Waldon (R) and Rhonda Waldon, a couple for 16 years, hug after marrying inside a chapel at the Brooklyn City Clerk's office on July 24, 2011 in New York City. Today was ... more 
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 24: Kim Waldon (R) and Rhonda Waldon, a couple for 16 years, hug after marrying inside a chapel at the Brooklyn City Clerk's office on 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 Mario Tama/Getty Images) less 
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