Article Photos: Gay Washington state couples get marriage licenses 4/21

Claudia Gorbman, left, and partner Pam Keeley wear caps both reading "bride" as they display their newly-issued marriage license, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Seattle. King County Executive Dow Constantine  began issuing the licenses immediately upon certification of the November election that passed Referendum 74. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)