First New York couples wed under new same-sex marriage law
Lailah and Rachel Pepe are photographed waiting on line to get married at the Brooklyn City Clerk's office on July 24, 2011 in New York City.
July 24th, 2011
09:29 AM ET
3 years ago

First New York couples wed under new same-sex marriage law

NEW YORK (CNN) - A city official married the first couple in New York City to wed under the state's new law allowing same-sex marriage Sunday.

Phyllis Siegal, 76, and Connie Kopelov, 84, were married in a chapel at the city clerk's office as a crowd of onlookers cheered.

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Filed under: Gay rights • New York • Same-sex marriage
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  1. vic , nashville ,tn

    Phyllis Siegal and Connie Kopelov waited long time

    July 24, 2011 10:27 am at 10:27 am |
  2. The Obama Recession Continues Unabated, Obama Depression on the way

    As if NYC needed another freak show??? The state is a joke. Maybe we can sell it Canada? How about it Canada? $18 and somebeads and it is YOURS!!! For $10 bucks more, we'll toss in California!! Of course, you'll need to take their billions of debt as well.

    July 24, 2011 10:55 am at 10:55 am |