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Watch how the marriage equality revolution swept America

In May 2004, I took a quick trip home to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to witness something extraordinary: at midnight on May 17, the city hall where I used to head as a young boy to apply for street closing permits to have a neighborhood block party, opened its doors to a party in the streets of central square. It felt magical to see history taking place. Everybody there knew this was the start of something that wasn't possible to stop.

And it didn't stop. Just over 11 years later, the Supreme Court has ruled same-sex couples are protected by the 14th amendment. So let's pause to watch the long march of marriage equality in the video above.