Congratulations New York!
New York lawmakers voted to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, handing activists a breakthrough victory in the state where the gay rights movement was born.
New York will become the sixth state where gay couples can wed and the biggest by far.
“We are leaders, and we join other proud states that recognize our families, and the battle will now go on in other states,” said Sen. Thomas Duane, a Democrat.
There was a celebration on Twitter regarding the landmark ruling. Launch the gallery to read the tweets from the celebrities who were celebrating.