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

People celebrate as Aragon and Westman kiss after being issued a civil union license at a midnight ceremony in the Denver Office of the Clerk and Recorder May 1. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock officiated the ceremony between Westman and Aragon, who previously served as former mayor John Hickenlooper's LGBT liason.