Photo by Michael Reynolds
Free and Equal
Supporters of same sex marriage rights raise protest signs outside the United States Supreme Court on the day the court hears the case challenging the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in 2013 in Washington, D.C., USA. DOMA was declared unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court enabling same-sex couples who are legally married to receive benefits. “The past decade has seen far-reaching reform…and an extraordinary shift in social attitudes in many parts of the world,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.