SCOTUS Marriage Equality Reaction Round-Up: The Internet Loves That #LoveWins!
RBG out there like… https://t.co/8WGQlFrbAl
— BFF (@YrBFF) June 26, 2015
Obviously, the big news here in the U.S. is that the Supreme Court ruled that states banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, upholding marriage equality in all fifty states! We’re super-excited about that—and of course, we’re not the only ones! I mean, Ruth Bader-Ginsberg is shooting rainbows out of her hands, she’s so excited! Here’s some of the best responses from the world-wide intarwebz. OMG, how cute are Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi?
Hannibal’s Bryan Fuller is also excited (and seems to be shipping!):
— Bryan Fuller (@BryanFuller) June 26, 2015
Kristen Chenoweth celebrated by posting this political cartoon that exchanges one flag for another:
And now, our new favorite bar in Chicago:
— Geek Bar Chicago (@geekbarchicago) June 26, 2015
While writer Parker Molloy brings the celebratory snark:
So, at what point are straight people paired off with other straight, same-sex people for their mandatory gay marriage? Is there a lottery? — Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) June 26, 2015
Speaking of…not everyone was thrilled about the ruling. Geez, FOX News, for a network that loves Freedom so much, you sure do make a face when people actually have some!
This tweet alerted us to a brilliant piece over at Jezebel showing us the alternative “sad” versions of corporate celebratory messages had the ruling gone the other way. It also does a great recap of the celebratory ones, too. It’s pretty hilarious:
Lots of folks, like artist, KivaBay, reminded us that we still have lots of work to do, despite this victory:
Oh right: YAY MARRIAGE EQUALITY! BOO TRANSGENDER PEOPLE GETTING DISCRIMINATED AGAINST. NEXT STEP: TRANSGENDER WORKER RIGHTS ACROSS THE US!
— Kiva Bay (@KivaBay) June 26, 2015
But our very own Marcy Cook shows us that we have every reason to stop and celebrate today, and also to be optimistic:
Have a great weekend of celebrating, everyone! Today is a good day.
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