Slideshow: Gay couples get married in Washington

Same-sex marriages in Washington state officially became legal this week

Published December 7, 2012 5:47PM (EST)

On Thursday, Washington state began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, after voters legalized it on Election Day. More than 800 couples lined up to get married yesterday, beginning at midnight the night before. Here are pictures from throughout the state, inspired by a tweet from @PourMeCoffee.

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