Photos: Midnight same-sex marriage ceremonies at Mpls City Hall

Issues Jennifer Simonson · ·

1 Margaret Miles, left, and Cathy ten Broeke, right, with their 5-year-old son Louie between them, celebrate as Mayor R.T. Rybak annouces the couple legally wed in Minnesota just after midnight on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at Minneapolis City Hall. 
2 Margaret Miles, left, and Cathy ten Broeke, right, are emotional after Mayor R.T. Rybak annouces the couple legally wed in Minnesota just after midnight on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at Minneapolis City Hall. 
3 Margaret Miles, left, and Cathy ten Broeke, right, with their 5-year-old son Louie between them, listen to a musical performance during their wedding ceremony at Minneapolis City Hall. The two were the first same-sex couple to be legally wed in Minnesota just after midnight on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. 
4 Jeff Isaacson, left, and Al Giraud wave to the crowd at Minneapolis City Hall as they walk into the rotunda for their wedding ceremony Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. 
5 Cathy ten Broeke and Margaret Miles and Jeff Isaacson and Al Giraud, the first two same-sex couples to be legally married in Minneapolis on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at Minneapolis City Hall, answer questions from the media and pose for pictures after their wedding ceremonies. 
6 The Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus sings at the beginning of the Minneapolis Freedom to Marry Celebration and Weddings just before midnight on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Minneapolis City Hall. 
7 People crowd around the Minneapolis City Hall rotunda Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 to watch the city's first same-sex wedding ceremonies. Mayor R.T. Rybak married 42 couples between midnight and 6 a.m., and an additional 21 couples were married in the council chambers by Hennepin County judges. 
8 Meri Gauthier, left, kisses Janice Culnane's hand after the two women exchanged rings Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 during their wedding ceremony at Minneapolis City Hall. 
9 Harvey Zuckman, left, and Philip Oxman, right, smile toward their friends and family after their wedding ceremony Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at Minneapolis City Hall. 
10 Mike Bolin-Resch, left, and his new husband Jay Bolin-Resch kiss after Mayor R.T. Rybak announces them legally wed Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at Minneapolis City Hall. 
11 Nic Zapko, left, exchanges rings with Lisa Zapko during their wedding ceremony Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at Minneapolis City Hall. The couple was joined by their daughters Josephine, age 5, and Natalie, 8. 
12 Crowds attending the 42 same-sex wedding ceremonies Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 in the Minneapolis City Hall rotunda cheer and take pictures of newly wed couples. 
13 Cathy Abene, left, and Maren Lindner kiss at the conclusion of their wedding ceremony Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 in the council chambers at Minneapolis City Hall. Sen. Scott Dibble, right, married the couple.