Magazine_logo_black
 
Large_left_arrow Large_right_arrow

The Twitterverse explodes following rulings on Prop 8 and DOMA

On June 26, 2013, history was made as both DOMA and Prop 8 were essentially ruled unconstitituional by the Supreme Court - a momentous victory on the journey to full equality throughout the United States. 

Public figures and celebrities took to Twitter and other social media platforms to connect and celebrate with the world. 

Trending hashtags right now include #DOMA #Prop8 #SCOTUS #MarriageEquality and #LoveIsLove

Ellen DeGeneres:

Adam Lambert:

Modern Family’s openly gay actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson:

Later, Ferguson joked:

Openly gay talk show host and producer Andy Cohen:

Anna Wintour on behalf of Vogue Magazine:

Lady Gaga:

Leonardo DiCaprio:

GLEE actress Lea Michele:

Demi Lovato:

Later, Lovato tweeted a sweet message full of rainbow heart emoji’s:

It was not only notable celebrities sounding in to show their support, polititians have also done so as well.

Council member for the 3rd District and Speaker for the New York City Council Christine C. Quinn tweeted:

And President Barack Obama himself:

The Court's ruling on DOMA now grants same sex couples approximately 1,318 rights that were previously denied to them. The Prop 8 ruling kicks the power back to California's courts, whose Ninth Circuit had previously ruled Prop 8 unconstitutional. 

429Magazine

Follow us on Twitter @dot429 

Written By:
Joey Gonzales
Joey Gonzales
Wed, Jun 26, 2013
Culture
Gay Games ads on Cleveland Airport taxis spark protests from cab drivers
Culture
Michael and Wes and Beckett, Part 2
Politics
Panel judge set to rule on Oklahoma, Utah marriage bans raises important questions
Poll_balloon
Are you out at work?
 
Yes
 
No
 
To a select few