The day has finally come! After a seemingly endless string of ballot initiatives and court battles, marriage equality is finally the law of the land, thanks to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Stephen Breyer and swing-vote Anthony Kennedy. Our friends at KQED News captured how the Bay Area is reacting to the news. But what about the internet, which is known to have a lot of feelings on, well, basically everything. Here are the best reactions from around the web:
This was the scene outside of the Supreme Court when the news was announced. Keep an eye out for the woman dressed up as Ruth Bader Ginsburg jumping up and down:
Vox created an educational animated gif that captures the progress of equality, starting with Massachusetts becoming the first state to legalize marriage for gay couples in 2003. It was the sixth jurisdiction in the world (after the Netherlands, Belgium, Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec) to do so. How far we've come!
Facebook created a tool that superimposes a rainbow over your profile photo. Visit their Celebrate Pride page to try it out: