1. Steven Jones, left, and Jamous Lizotte wear laurel wreaths as they arrive at City Hall to obtain a marriage license, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in Portland, Maine.
2. Lucie Bauer, left, and Annie Kiermaier, of Rockport, Maine, celebrate the imminent recognition of their marriage in their home.
3. Michael Snell, left, and Steven Bridges speak to a reporter, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, outside City Hall before obtaining a marriage license.
4. Donna Galluzzo, left, and Lisa Gorney leave the City Clerk’s office after obtaining their marriage license, early Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.
5. Same-sex couple Steven Jones (C) and Jamous Lizzotte (R) pose for a photo by Doug Emerson (L) as they wait to receive marriage licenses.