They Went Inside and Had a Wedding 

On October 6th, 2014, marriage equality came to five states, including Oklahoma. Now, the deeply conservative state must adjust, and Monica Hesse has a wonderful look.

This is also a good time to link to Make It Equal, the site of the Flag of Equal Marriage, which tracks the state of same-sex marriage across the United States. It’s the brainchild of Carl Tashian, and I’ve done some work for the site for the past two years. After following the slow progress since Massachusetts became the first state to recognize same-sex marriages in 2004, it’s been incredible to see so many stars light up in the past year, with more likely to come soon.

The Flag of Equal Marriage as of February 5th
A downright spangled banner