Francisco Fuertes

Maira Garcia (R) and Maria Vargas hold hands while waiting on line to get married 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. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Same-Sex Couples Exchange Vows In NY

Gay couples cheered by supporters began marrying Sunday in New York City on the on the landmark day that New York became the sixth and largest state to recognize same-sex weddings.

07/24/2011