“They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right.”
It’s been one year since Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the landmark majority opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, a long-sought victory for the gay-rights movement. In a historic ruling following a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court deemed that marriage is a Constitutional right. “No longer may this liberty be denied,” Justice Kennedy continued.
It’s a recognition that many older gay couples thought they might never see during their lifetime, the legal acknowledgment that love is love. To celebrate the first anniversary of this monumental moment, we’ve partnered with Barefoot Wine to share the stories of five couples, highlighting what it means to them to be legally in love in a world where love wins. Watch the full video below.
Barefoot Wine & Bubbly’s mission is to make the world a better place through wine. For more than 25 years, the brand has proudly toasted with the LGBT community through nonprofit partnerships. Barefoot believes all people have the right to get Barefoot and have a great time – no matter whom they love!