Crowds both in favor of and protesting same-sex marriage wait across the street from the Supreme Court.
People hold homemade signs advocating same-sex marriage and wave rainbow flags while waiting for the decisions.
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.
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.
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.
Mary Pilger cheers as she and Becky Baxter leave the Supreme Court after hearing the decisions Wednesday.
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.”
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.