New Orleans: First Gay Couple to Legally Wed

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. Earl Benjamin, left, and Michael Robinson, show their marriage certificate and kiss in the New Orleans Parish Civil District Court building after becoming the first legally gay couple to wed in New Orleans, Louisiana. Robinson and Benjamin had been together for almost 14 years before exchanging vows in the civil ceremony. (Max Becherer/Polaris)
First Gay Couple to Legally Wed

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. Earl Benjamin, left, and Michael Robinson, show their marriage certificate and kiss in the New Orleans Parish Civil District Court building after becoming the first legally gay couple to wed in New Orleans, Louisiana. Robinson and Benjamin had been together for almost 14 years before exchanging vows in the civil ceremony. (Max Becherer/Polaris)