Article Photos: Gay Washington state couples get marriage licenses 5/21

Brendon K. Taga, left, and partner Jesse Page display their marriage license issued by King County Executive Dow Constantine, right, just after midnight, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Seattle. Taga and Page were second in line. Constantine began issuing the licenses immediately upon certification of the November election that passed Referendum 74. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)