Jason West

Marchers hold signs thanking Governor Andrew Cuomo for keeping his campaign promise and legalizing Same-Sex Marriage during the 2011 NYC LGBT Pride March on the streets of Manhattan on June 26, 2011. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

A Look At The History Of Gay Rights In New York State

The fight to legalize same-sex marriage in New York state didn’t happen overnight. Gay rights advocates have been fighting for decades to make it happen.

07/24/2011

Peter Shearer (L) and Dan Gallagher (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Same-Sex Couples Rush To Plan Weddings In NYC

Gay and lesbian couples can legally begin pre-applying for a $35 marriage license starting July 5. On July 25, New York State will begin issuing those licenses.

06/27/2011