Featured weddings: Jane & Pete-e | Donald & Neil: same-sex-wedding-seattle-ducey12

From left to right: Newlyweds Jane Abbott Lighty & Pete-e Petersen, from Seattle, and Donald Jenny (left) and Neil Hoyt, from Bellevue, Wash., face an audience of thousands during the Seattle Men's Chorus Holiday Concert/Wedding Celebration in Seattle, Wash., on December 9, 2012. Lighty and Peterson, who have been romantic partners for 35 years received the first same-sex marriage license in Washington state after voter's approved to make it legal. {quote}I just can't believe this is happening after all these years.{quote} said Peterson.  Also, tying the knot is Donald Jenny (left) and Neil Hoyt, from Bellevue, Wash., who have been partners for 23 years.  {quote}It's overwhelming.{quote} said Hoyt {quote}It's the biggest and best wedding party I can ever imagine.{quote}  Judge Anne Levinson oversaw the service. (© Karen Ducey 2012)

From left to right: Newlyweds Jane Abbott Lighty & Pete-e Petersen, from Seattle, and Donald Jenny (left) and Neil Hoyt, from Bellevue, Wash., face an audience of thousands during the Seattle Men's Chorus Holiday Concert/Wedding Celebration in Seattle, Wash., on December 9, 2012. Lighty and Peterson, who have been romantic partners for 35 years received the first same-sex marriage license in Washington state after voter's approved to make it legal. "I just can't believe this is happening after all these years." said Peterson. Also, tying the knot is Donald Jenny (left) and Neil Hoyt, from Bellevue, Wash., who have been partners for 23 years. "It's overwhelming." said Hoyt "It's the biggest and best wedding party I can ever imagine." Judge Anne Levinson oversaw the service. (© Karen Ducey 2012)