Supporters of same sex-marriage celebrate after Senate members voted and approved the same-sex marriage bill 33-29 during a session of the New York state Senate at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., Friday, June 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
June 24, 2011 9:44:33 PM PDT
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - June 24, 2011 --
New York lawmakers narrowly voted to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, handing activists a breakthrough victory in the state where the gay rights movement was born.