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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C
# love wins
14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision
Same-sex marriage is now legal across the whole of the US.

THIS AFTERNOON, THE US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is legal across the whole of the United States.

Social media is ablaze with people reacting to the news:

The text of the judgement is being shared everywhere

With people coming together under the #LoveWins hashtag, President Obama showed his support

And The White House’s official Twitter account got a nice new avatar

People never gave up hope

Knowing that #LoveAlwaysWins

There were plenty of tears

And some plans for the future

Some people felt surreal at it all happening so fast

Mostly, though, there is just a whole lot of pride on show

The leaders of Ireland’s quest for marriage equality were quick to voice their support

This image of interns racing across with the Supreme Court decision is going viral – and is part of a long standing tradition because there are no recording devices allowed in the courtroom itself:

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Basically, it’s a good day


Written by David Elkin and originally published on

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