Photos: Celebrating same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court

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Crowds both in favor of and protesting same-sex marriage wait across the street from the Supreme Court.

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People hold homemade signs advocating same-sex marriage and wave rainbow flags while waiting for the decisions.

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A supporter of same-sex marriage holds up a closet door converted into a sign, playing off of the term “coming out of the closet” used to refer to individuals opening up publicly about their homosexuality.

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Reverend Jill McCrory, the pastor of Twin Brook Baptist Church in Rockville, Md., stands outside the Supreme Court to show her support for same-sex marriage.

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Rudy Siahaan and Jeff Salmore share an intimate moment while celebrating the Court’s ruling that declared the unconstitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Mary Pilger cheers as she and Becky Baxter leave the Supreme Court after hearing the decisions Wednesday.

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Julio Diaz runs out of the Supreme Court following the rulings Wednesday, waving a flag behind him as crowds erupt in applause and sing “God Bless America.”

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Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, two of the plaintiffs in the case challenging California’s Proposition 8, speak to media after exiting the courtroom Wednesday.

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