Hillary, right, and Julie Goodridge, left, lead plaintiffs in the Massachusetts gay marriage lawsuit, raise their right hands and affirm that everything on their marriage license is correct while at Boston City Hall in Boston in this Monday May 17, 2004 file photo.

Credit: AP Photo/Charles Krupa

Same-Sex Marriage Pioneers Recall Journey 10 Years Later

May 15, 2014

Today, same-sex marriage seems like an inevitable fact of life. It was far different picture 10 years ago this Saturday, as gay couples across Massachusetts waited to pick up the first legal marriage licenses in the country. 


  • Hillary and Julie Goodridge are two of the plaintiffs that led to the state Supreme Court's pivotal decision.

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