On Friday the U.S. Supreme Court dropped the mic in favor of marriage equality, ruling that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. Good glory! Quickly after the landmark decision was revealed, #LoveWins became a trending topic on Instagram’s new Explore discovery page, highlighting popular hashtags.
Famous people including Hillary Clinton, Miley Cyrus, Zachary Quinto, Joe Jonas, Ciara, Marc Jacobs, Ellie Goulding, January Jones, Ryan Phillippe, Sam Smith, America Ferreira, Rose McGowan, Kate Hudson and Samantha Ronson posted on Instagram to share their joy during the momentous occasion. The hashtags #LoveWins, #Victory, #SupremeCourtRuling, #AboutDamnTime, #HistoryInTheMaking, #Ally, #LawOfTheLand and #Equality are all currently trending on Instagram.
Miss Miley Cyrus has actually been showcasing her #InstaPride for a few days now. Last week she partnered with Instagram to create portraits of trans and gender-varying folks to raise awareness of her Happy Hippie Foundation helping homeless LGBT youth.
Here are a few of our favorite photos celebrating love, equality and gay rights in all its vibrant colors.