On Wednesday, the Supreme Court issued two landmark rulings on gay marriage, striking down the Defense of Marriage At and allowing same-sex marriages to continue in California.
Massive crowds gathered outside the court ahead of the ruling, waving rainbow flags and carrying signs touting pro-LGBT rights messages. As news of the rulings broke, the crowd erupted in cheers, with many demonstrators breaking down in tears and embracing one another.
Watch a mash-up of some of the reactions above.
Video produced by Eva Hill.