Homonuptials: Phyl and Del’s wedding, as seen from outside

Pub date June 16, 2008
WriterMarke B.
SectionSF Blog

Hunky Beau and I hightailed it down to City Hall at 5pm today to (we hoped) catch Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, San Francisco’s first legally married same-sex couple — and the city’s only one today, symbolically — emerge triumphantly onto the hall’s steps, frantically waving their newly imbued license to the roar of a supportive crowd.

The crowd of hundreds eagerly awaits

Tired, usual bigots in their corner

Signs of support

That crowd was sprinkled with hometown stars, including Ron, former owner of the much-missed Josie’s Cabaret and Juice Joint in the Castro and comedian Scott Capurro, who kept the waiting crowd in giggles with occasional surreal outbursts.

Yep, we’re gay