Seattle Issues First Same Sex Marriages Licenses After Nov. Election Legalized Gay Marriage : News Photo

Seattle Issues First Same Sex Marriages Licenses After Nov. Election Legalized Gay Marriage

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 6: From left, Zone Montoya, Tasha Bassett, Nick Chicka, and Jeff Lovern share a laugh as they receive their marriage licenses at the King County Recorder's Office just after 3:00 a.m. on December 6, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. Chicka and Lovern have been together for 37 years and will hold a ceremony this winter on their anniversary. The Recorder's Office opened at 12:01 a.m. to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples for the first time after Washington voters chose to legalize gay marriage in November's election. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
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SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 6: From left, Zone Montoya, Tasha Bassett, Nick Chicka, and Jeff Lovern share a laugh as they receive their marriage licenses at the King County Recorder's Office just after 3:00 a.m. on December 6, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. Chicka and Lovern have been together for 37 years and will hold a ceremony this winter on their anniversary. The Recorder's Office opened at 12:01 a.m. to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples for the first time after Washington voters chose to legalize gay marriage in November's election. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
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From left Zone Montoya Tasha Bassett Nick Chicka and Jeff Lovern... News Photo 157745214Horizontal,Human Interest,King County,Laughing,Left,Office,Receiving,Seattle,Share,USA,WedPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesSEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 6: From left, Zone Montoya, Tasha Bassett, Nick Chicka, and Jeff Lovern share a laugh as they receive their marriage licenses at the King County Recorder's Office just after 3:00 a.m. on December 6, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. Chicka and Lovern have been together for 37 years and will hold a ceremony this winter on their anniversary. The Recorder's Office opened at 12:01 a.m. to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples for the first time after Washington voters chose to legalize gay marriage in November's election. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)