After the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide Friday, the nation’s LGBT community has quite a reason to celebrate. Here are some fantastic shots of the celebrations across the country starting just moments after the ruling, from Washington, DC and beyond.
The Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) offices in Boston were overjoyed at the decision:
Much of Boston shares the same spirit.
Lots of excitement at The Huffington Post in New York:
… and at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, considered the starting place of the modern gay liberation movement, a crowd had just started to filter in:
And out on the West Coast, pride is in the air – this is in San Francisco:
The good news reached Atlanta, too.
The rainbow flag promptly went up at the city hall in Chicago.
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