Sinjoyla Townsend and Angelisa Young begin their walk up the aisle to be married in Washington

 
Sinjoyla Townsend and Angelisa Young begin their walk up the aisle to be married in Washington
Sinjoyla Townsend (R) and Angelisa Young begin their walk up the aisle to be married in Washington March 9, 2010. Tuesday was the first day same-sex couples could pick up marriage licenses and get married in Washington D.C. The states of Massachusetts, Iowa, Vermont, Connecticut and New Hampshire already allow same-sex marriage. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)