Afi Wikins (L) and her partner Quesha Landers smile after making their appointment for a marriage license at city hall in San Francisco

 
Afi Wikins (L) and her partner Quesha Landers smile after making their appointment for a marriage license at city hall in San Francisco
Afi Wikins (L) and her partner Quesha Landers smile after making their appointment for a marriage license at city hall in San Francisco, California, May 16, 2008. The California Supreme Court ruled the state cannot bar same-sex marriages, marking a major victory for gay rights advocates that may have national implications. REUTERS/Kimberly White (UNITED STATES)