Claire Williams and Cori Giroux, Sept. 1, 2009
South Burlington, Vermont
Married just after midnight at their home on the day that their state’s marriage equality law went into effect, Williams and Giroux became the first same-sex couple legally married in Vermont. More photos here. News coverage here.
In 2002, Daniel Gross and Stephen Goldstein became the first same-sex couple to ever have their wedding announced in the New York Times.
They had a religious ceremony in Montreal on Aug. 31 and a civil union ceremony at Hero Island, Vermont on Sept. 1. In this video, shot earlier this year, they reflect back on their wedding.
More information about the couple and their wedding here.