Article Photos: Gay Washington state couples get marriage licenses 20/21

Patricia Tinsley, an employee with the Thurston County Auditor's office, shows Deb Dulaney, and her partner, Diane McGee, far right, their marriage license, on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Olympia, Wash. Washington state's new voter-approved gay marriage law took effect Thursday, and couples across the state began picking up licenses and can start marrying as soon as Sunday. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)