Emma Bowman. Fifteen years ago, David Wilson and his husband Rob Compton were one of the first same-sex couples to marry in the U. If it had been up to Wilson and Compton, their union would've been recognized years before that. Frustrated by the injustice, both men became plaintiffs in a lawsuit that led to Massachusetts becoming the first state to legalize same-sex marriage on May 17, In a StoryCorps interview in March, the couple talks about how, until recently, their relationship carried consequences — if it was acknowledged all. When they first met, Compton was new to Boston.
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CNN -- Publicly expressing deeply held emotions is not always easy. When attending a rally, displaying a clever sign can attract more attention than even the most powerful chant. Tuesday's protests in front of the U. Supreme Court attracted outspoken crowds on both sides of the debate over same-sex marriage.
This article is from the archive of our partner. For years, same-sex marriage opponents have warned of a dystopian legal future in which humans marry their dogs, a recurring "joke" that had more bark than bite, more offensiveness than humor. But, hey, the anti-gay crowd still had the official upper hand when it came to the letter of the law, if not public opinion. Today, the joke's on the bigots.