Here comes the bride, here comes the groom. Only it’s Canada, July 2005, and the bride’s with a bride and the groom with a groom. That’s because after a series of legislative fits and starts, gay marriage had finally received full protection under the law.
To call it a game-changer is putting it mildly. In the wee hours of June 28, 1969, 46 years ago this month, the earth shifted for gays. That was the night of the Stonewall riots, a signal moment in the fight for LGBT equality.