Same-sex couples in Wash. state start wedding vows - Article Photos 1/24

Matthew Wiltse, right, and Jonathon Bashford, left, kiss after they took their wedding vows at the Thurston County Courthouse just after midnight on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in Olympia, Wash. Sunday is the first day same-sex couples can marry under Washington state's new voter-approved law allowing gay marriage. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)