Proposition 8 has been repealed, and on Friday afternoon the legal stay of gay marriage in California was lifted, same-sex couples across the state were finally granted the right to marry. Many had waited years and immediately came to city halls to tie the knot. These are some of the couples who were among the first to be married.
All photos were taken by the author in San Francisco.
1. The Plaintiffs in the Prop 8 Case Arrive at City Hall
2. The First Californian Same-Sex Marriage After Prop 8