Here are Some of the First Gay Couples Marry After Supreme Court Decision

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Liu Xin (R) hugs his new husband Hu Zhidong at a group wedding for seven same-sex couples from China, in West Hollywood, California, June 9, 2015. The couples were selected as winners of a contest hosted by Internet giant Alibaba. China decriminalized homosexuality in 1997, but does not recognize same-sex marriages. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

At just after 10 a.m. Friday, U.S. court houses were flooded with couples looking to make their love official after the Supreme Court ruled gay marriage bans were unconstitutional, effectively allowing gay people throughout the nation to get married. The landmark decision means even the most conservative states were to issue gay marriage licenses, including Texas, where the attorney general specifically asked clerks not to do so--but many did anyway. 

 

And this from one more couple who hopes to do it all again now that it is legal nationwide: