The Free Press, Mankato, MN


Gay Marriage Minnesota-15

Margaret Miles, (black dress) and Cathy ten Broeke (red dress) will be the first same-sex couple to be married by Mayor R.T. Rybak at midnight Aug. 1, 2013 in Minneapolis. Their son, Louie Miles ten Broeke, 5, left, will also be present. Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak will marry 42 same-sex couples in the Minneapolis City Hall Rotunda, starting at 12:00 midnight on Aug.1, the first day that all Minnesota couples will enjoy the freedom to marry. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Brian Peterson)