Today the U.S. Supreme Court struck down bans on same-sex marriage — including Michigan’s, booyah — capping a remarkable cultural turnaround for the nation and a historic affirmation of civil rights for LGBTQ residents.
I extend my heartfelt congratulations to all my gay and lesbian friends around the country and my neighbors in my Ferndale gayborhood. Today, we are all gay with joy. Here’s a collection of fun images to help celebrate the moment.
First, the solemn: a heartfelt (and apparently unscripted) reaction from President Obama:
OK, now let’s party. Click the audio icon on the lower right, below, for sound.
And last but certainly not least, raise your beer stein in toast with Heino. The German singing legend most certainly wasn’t gay (see a partial lyrical translation here), though the two guys trading shots of snapps sure seem to be getting cozy.