The battle for LGBT rights has moved so quickly during the past few years that it's sometimes easy to take the historical change — and rapid expansion of same-sex marriage rights — for granted.
This tweet from Media Matters' Carlos Maza provides a glimpse of some of that history:
The Miami Herald, 38 years later. #equality #LGBT via @enghistory9 pic.twitter.com/wtszF5VBDe— Carlos Maza (@gaywonk) January 6, 2015
The front-page article on the left is about the defeat of a local gay rights law during the 1970s. The article on the right deals with the beginning of same-sex marriages in Florida, which began in Miami-Dade County on Monday and across the state on Tuesday.