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US Gay Rights Battles Continue Beyond Marriage

On June 26, 2015, hundreds of gay rights supporters erupted in jubilation outside the Supreme Court when they learned of a 5-4 decision affirming the right to civil marriage for same-sex couples nationwide. “Such a great day for me and my wife,” said a teary-eyed Lena Hernandez. “We are no longer second-class citizens.”   “I’m straight, so this doesn’t affect me technically,” said Alec. “But I’m so happy for everybody here.” 'Victory for America' At the White House,...

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