PHOTOS: Coloradans Celebrate Civil Unions at Midnight

Colorado's civil union legislation took effect at midnight on May 1, and same-sex couples across the state swarmed county clerks' offices to take advantage of the new law.

BY Sunnivie Brydum

May 01 2013 11:10 AM ET

Jennifer Rock (left) and Nico Valenzuela, both of Denver, pose for a picture before receiving a civil union license during a midnight ceremony in the Denver Office of the Clerk and Recorder on May 1.