Niagara Falls went all rainbow today when couples began marrying at the legendary honeymoon spot.
Marriage Equality became legal in the Empire State of New York at exactly midnight eastern standard time on Sunday, July 22, 2011. Here's a celebratory toast from the left coast, and may all married couples in New York find many hears of health and happiness.
Video: Sean Chapin
Same-sex couples wait in line to receive marriage licenses at the Manhattan City Clerk's office, Sunday, July 24, 2011, in New York.
Phyllis Siegel, 76, arms raised, and Connie Kopelov, 84, in wheelchair, both of New York, celebrate after becoming the first same-sex couple to get married at the Manhattan City Clerk's office,
From left, couples Nevin Cohen and Daniel Hernandez, Carol Anastasio and Miriam Brown, all of New York, and Marcos Chaljub and Freddy Zambrano, of Astoria, in the Queens borough of New York, celebrate after getting married at the Manhattan City Clerk's office, Sunday, July 24, 2011 in New York.
Michael Johnson, 55, left, and Michael Roberts, 81, of New York, kiss after getting married at the City Clerk's office in New York, Sunday, July 24, 2011. Hundreds of gay couples were expected to marry in New York and across the Empire State on the first day of same-sex marriage ceremonies.
This Village Voice photo by Steven Thrasher made my grinchy heart grow two sizes: "That's Steve Landis and Julie Irwin, who brought their 4-year-old twins Emily and Sophie to Brooklyn Borough Hall this morning to be flower girls for whoever might need them. They don't even know anyone getting married today! Aw."