Gay Marriages Begin In Bay Area

Same-sex couple Del Martin (L) and Phyllis Lyon (R) place rings on their fingers as they were married by San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom (C) in a private ceremony at San Francisco City Hall June 16, 2008 in San Francisco, California. Martin and Lyon were the first couples to be married in San Francisco as same-sex marriages become legal in California.
(June 16, 2008 - Source: Marcio Jose Sanchez/Getty Images North America)