Connecticut has recognized marriage for same-sex couples since November 12, 2008.
For more information about marriage in Connecticut see http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3132&q=390672
Barbara and Robin Levine-Ritterman leaving New Haven City Hall with the first marriage license issued to a same-sex couple in Connecticut on November 12, 2008. Robin is holding the license. Photo by Shana Sureck for The New York Times