Seven Baltimore couples rang in the New Year — the first day same-sex couples could wed in Maryland — with marriages at City Hall just after midnight.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake presided over several of the ceremonies.
The photo above of James Scales (left) and Wiiliam Tasker (right) and the one posted below from City Hall were taken by Shoot for Equality. More photos from the historic occasion can be found on Shoot for Equality's Facebook page and brief bios of the Baltimore couples can be found at Freedom to Marry.
Happy New Year and congrats to all the newlyweds.