Gov. Deval Patrick: Gay marriage and the right to be ordinary Capital Times So when the Massachusetts high court declared same-sex marriage equal nearly a decade ago, it didn't seem like an unfamiliar idea.
Jenn T. Grace's insight:
It seems wild that Mass. passed marriage equality almost a decade ago and there are some states that are still no where close. One day we will all be equal - just not today.
For the first time in history, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing two gay rights cases in one term. One case challenges California's Prop 8, which revoked same-sex couples' freedom to marry in that state.