While we are all familiar 8 being associated with initiatives to invalidate our lives and relationships: Prop. 8, North Carolina’s gay marriage equality ban on May 8, Tony Perkins tweet on the North Carolina vote, Boston’s free daily Metro reminds us that there is a reason to celebrate 8:
Happy anniversary, gay marriage!
It’s been quite the month of news about same-sex marriage with President Barack Obama’s declaration of support for the issue and North Carolina’s ban.
But the Bay State made historic news eight years ago today when it became the first state to allow same-sex couples to legally marry.
Today marks the day when same-sex couples could finally marry in Massachusetts after the state Supreme Judicial Court ruled a ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional.