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"Any excuse for a party," Jeff Moses said.
"It was bound to happen," John Westerfield-Moses added. "It was a train that was coming."
Jessica Flatequal and Maria Bevacqua, a lesbian couple from Mankato who have been together for a decade, were jubilant after the vote, as supporters spilled out of the front of the Capitol.
"We’re excited to become equal citizens under the law," said Bevacqua, a professor at Minnesota State University-Mankato. Asked whether they would get married, both women laughed.
"Well, neither of us proposed today," Flatequal said. "But now that’s going to be part of the discussion. It’s weird, actually."
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