That will change on Thursday when Washington’s same-sex marriage law takes effect. Harris and Griener plan to be first in line for what is expected to be a big crowd of gay and lesbian couples seeking official recognition for their relationships.
“After issuing thousands of marriage licenses, I can finally get one of my own,” Harris says, with Griener beaming next to him. “It’s a wonderful warm feeling… I felt like I could finally participate in that part of society.”
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