Two cases will go before the Supreme Court regarding the legality of same-sex marriage in the United States, one on March 26 and the other the following day, March 27.
On Tuesday, the Justices will hear arguments involving Proposition 8, the legislation which made gay marriage illegal in California in 2008. And on Wednesday, the Court will consider the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, which was signed into law in 1996 and federally defines marriage as the legal union of one man and one woman.
We've seen an incredible amount of progress on the marriage equality front in the last 10 years -- including a huge push that came in just the last few months when same-sex marriage was made legal in Washington, Maryland and Maine.
As we nervously watch and wait to see how the Supreme Court rules on these two historic cases, we thought now was a good time to showcase some inspiring quotes about the fight for marriage equality. We've chosen 66 great quotes from queer people and their allies and featured them in the slideshow below.
Do you have a favorite quote that isn't featured? Tell us in the comments section, along with your thoughts on what you think is going to happen regarding the Prop 8 and DOMA cases.
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