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Gay marriage in America

Cat Yezbak (L) and Rachel Priebe blow bubbles outside the Manhattan City Clerk's office July 24, 2011.Thousands of gay and lesbian New Yorkers are getting ready to say "I do" this weekend, as the Empire State becomes the sixth in the U.S. to embrace same-sex marriage.

Gay marriage in America

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear two cases concerning marriage equality for same-sex couples, a look at the legal battles and the controversies over gay marriage in the United States.