Minnesota Marriage Marathon: Love Is The Law By Nick Coleman | August 5, 2013 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on LGBT Issues Subscribe to LGBT Issues Follow this author Photo slide show for The UpTake by Judy Griesedieck After years of struggle for the right to marry, Minnesota’s LGBTQ community partied down and tied the knot — all over the state — as the same-sex marriage law passed last spring took effect at 12:01a.m. on Aug. 1. The UpTake has covered every aspect of this story for years (see below). But here, you can just feast your eyes on the sights and sounds of the historic celebration that began Thursday as the freedom to marry finally has been extended to include all of us. Video for The UpTake by Bill Sorem Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.