William Loeb is surely turning in his grave. NH gays celebrate new law with Statehouse weddings - Yahoo! News CONCORD, N.H. â Jubilant gay couples have rung in the New Year in New Hampshire with wedding vows to celebrate the state's new law legalizing same-sex marriage. At midnight, New Hampshire joined Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut and Iowa in allowing gay marriage. About 15 couples braved the cold to exchange vows outside the New Hampshire Statehouse in Concord (KAHN'-kard). Others planned private ceremonies around the state.