#LoveWins: Check out what the White House did as soon as same-sex marriage became legal in US

The Supreme Court on Friday in a historic decision declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

FP Staff June 27, 2015 10:15:24 IST
#LoveWins: Check out what the White House did as soon as same-sex marriage became legal in US

The Supreme Court on Friday in a historic decision declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

LoveWins Check out what the White House did as soon as samesex marriage became legal in US

The US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage all over US. Facebook.

Gay and lesbian couples already could marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court's ruling means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midwest, will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage.

At the time, when LGBT groups who have rallied for the cause celebrated the ruling, the White House too showed its support.

In a symbolic gesture, The White House changed its Facebook display picture to that of a rainbow coloured White House. The rainbow flag has been long considered a symbol of the LGBT pride worldwide.

On Twitter, the White House handle tweeted this-

In no time, the internet started tweeting with the #LoveWins hashtag, with President Obama leading the pack.

As Ellen De Generes put it-

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