Infographic: How Gay Marriage Finally Won In The U.S. Supreme Court
A decade of progress in courts and culture
Rallying against same-sex unions used to be a mandatory battle cry for politicians. Today, gay marriage isn’t just legal in all 50 states, it’s normal. How did we reach mass acceptance in 10 years? Here, we’ve mapped out the series of lawsuits and referendums that took place alongside concerted efforts to reframe gay people everywhere—from soldiers to beloved celebrities—as ordinary Americans who deserve basic human rights.
Art by Luke Shuman