Photos: Day One of Same Sex Marriage in Brooklyn

07/25/2011 10:35 AM |

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A month after the passing of the Marriage Equality Act back on June 24, the first same-sex marriages in the state’s history were performed yesterday. After receiving over 2600 application for marriage licenses, the city used a lottery system to determine who would get the coveted spots. A record-setting 764 wedding ceremonies took place here in the city (though some are reporting that it was even more), and 112 of them were in Downtown Brooklyn. Photographer Sam Polcer was on hand outside the Municipal building to document it.

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