The corner of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue in Midtown was taken over by hundreds of gay and queer people basking in victory on Wednesday, June 26, as just one of dozens of Day of Decision rallies taking place across the country. It was beautiful.
We were there to celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling against DOMA and its ruling that the supporters of Prop 8 in California had no standing, leading to legal same-sex marriages starting back up on Friday. And it was beautiful.
The clever signs, the cheers, the smiles, the hugs, the loud honking from supportive motorists passing through the busy intersection — all of it was part of a community coming together for some merry making. And it was beautiful.