Gay Marriages Begin In Bay Area

San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom (R) marries same-sex couple Del Martin (R) and Phyllis Lyon (L) during a private ceremony at San Francisco City Hall June 16, 2008. (Marcio Jose Sanchez-Pool/Getty Images)

San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom (R) marries same-sex couple Del Martin (R) and Phyllis Lyon (L) during a private ceremony at San Francisco City Hall June 16, 2008. (Marcio Jose Sanchez-Pool/Getty Images)

SAN FRANCISCO – JUNE 16: San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom (R) marries same-sex couple Del Martin (R) and Phyllis Lyon (L) during a private ceremony at San Francisco City Hall June 16, 2008 in San Francisco, California. Martin and Lyon were the first couples to be married in San Francisco as same-sex marriages become legal in California. (Photo by Marcio Jose Sanchez-Pool/Getty Images)