New York City Clerks Offices Open Sunday For First Day Of Gay Marriages

Same-sex couple Freddy Zambrano (L) and Marcos Chaljub are congratulated by State Senator Thomas Duane after their marriage ceremony at the Manhattan City Clerk's office on the first day New York State's Marriage Equality Act goes into effect July 24, 2011 in New York City. Today was the first day gay couples were allowed to legally marry in New York State after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the historic legislation into law.
(July 23, 2011 - Source: Pool/Getty Images North America)