While many of us recall the human rights victory of June 26, , when the U. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states, it's also important to remember the long road to marriage equality in the United States—and worldwide. As we looked back at iconic moments in history, to stunning celebrity real weddings and beyond, the editors at BAZAAR Bride also contended with how little imagery of same-sex weddings existed prior to the mid-'90s. With that in mind, we're taking a look back and forward on the history of same-sex weddings—in photos—and toasting all the victories before and after that joyous day in , in honor of Pride Month, the anniversary of the legalization of same-sex marriage, and in celebration of love and equality. A year after the Stonewall riots, which ushered in a wave of gay rights activism, Jack Baker and Michael McConnell pictured here were the first same-sex couple to apply for a marriage license in the United States. The two applied in Minneapolis, were turned down in Hennepin County, and then continued to fight their case to the Supreme Court, who dismissed the case "for want of a substantial federal question.
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On this day in , the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution required all states to recognize same-sex marriages. The landmark decision spurred jubilation and heartfelt reactions across the country. US Edition U. Coronavirus News U. HuffPost Personal Video Horoscopes.
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Wednesday was the first day DC accepted marriage licenses from same-sex couples. The Westboro Baptist Church was there protesting first thing in the morning Matt Dunn got some amazing shots of them ; I got there around 11 to watch the scheduled counterprotest, which was full of levity and smiles. Hundreds of protesters rallied with signs to counter prostest against members of the Westboro Baptist Church who picketed in front of Glen Burnie high school in Glen Burnie, Md. This protester's sign references the popular 46 mil views song by gay dance artist Samwell.