Carolyn K. Peterson
History of same-sex marriage in New York State
These weddings, coming on the heels of San Francisco's mayor Gavin Newsom led other New York mayors to act. On February 27, 2004, Nyack mayor John Shields announced that he would recognize the New Paltz marriages and on March 1, 2004, Ithaca's mayor Carolyn K. Peterson declared that she would recognize same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions.
- Crampton, Thomas; Michelle York (2004-03-02). "Hoping Courts Will Address Same-Sex Marriage, Ithaca Begins Accepting Licenses". nytimes.com. The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-10-17.
- City officials of Ithaca, including Mayor Carolyn K. Peterson (with photos).
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