Meet the couples
The same-sex couples pictured in these photos all lined up at Boston City Hall this morning to obtain marriage licenses. Some planned to marry later this afternoon, while other have a big celebration planned a few months down the road. Julie Russel (left) and Karen Duff got a big round of applause when they approached City Hall. Karen would like to thank, "Mayor Menino for the support. He's a good man."
(Photos and Text by Michael Manning and Adrienne Lavidor-Berman / Boston.com Staff)