From this evening's Channel 4 News -
Krishnan: Same-sex couples will be able to get married in New York after it became the sixth and largest US state to vote it into law. (video clip) Celebrations continued well into the early hours after four Republicans joined Democratic senators to pass the measure to the delight of Governor Andrew Cuomo, who made it one of his top political priorities.
Governor Cuomo: New York made a powerful statement, not just for the people of New York, but the people all across this nation. We reached a new level of social justice this evening.
A cycling banner on the My Hero Project home page links to LGBT heroes as part of the US LGBT Pride Month celebrations