Marina Gomberg

In this July 22, 2011 photo, Marina Gomberg, media manager of the Utah Pride Center, poses in Salt Lake City. As hundreds of jubilant gay couples became newlyweds in New York over the weekend, their well-wishers included many far-flung gays wistfully aware that their own states may never willingly allow same-sex marriage. “We recognize that same-sex marriage may not be right around the corner,” said Gomberg. “But we see different areas where we can change our state and have changed our state.” (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)