Video: A Rare Glimpse At U.S.’s 1st Gay Wedding In 1971

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July 31, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – At midnight this Wednesday, Minnesota becomes the 12th state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage.
 
It’s been a lifetime struggle for many, including one Minneapolis couple who are believed to be the first gay couple in the United States to be married – 42 years ago.
 
The demonstrators who fought to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota owe a debt to this Minneapolis couple who now shun publicity, but who once shocked the nation into awareness