We finally know, for certain, that Wednesday, June 26, will see the U.S. Supreme Court issue its ruling on two cases relating to marriage equality. The Court is expected to issue rulings as early as 10 a.m. Eastern in both Hollingsworth v. Perry, the Proposition 8 case, and U.S. v. Windsor, the case challenging the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
In preparation for the ruling tomorrow — and to keep our hands and minds occupied in the intervening hours — we thought we'd take a look back at some of the sweetest proposals by lesbians and queer women that we've featured here at SheWired.
We're keeping our fingers, toes, and eyes crossed in the hope that starting tomorrow, these newly engaged ladies can soon be lawfully wedded wives.
Back in December, pro-equality hip-hop artist Macklemore took the stage at Sokol Auditorium in Omaha, Neb., to perform his marriage equality anthem "Same Love," just before Danielle Renae joined him on stage to surprise her girlfriend, Michelle Rogers, with a proposal.
The couple are now married, and fighting to oppose a request from Renae's alma mater, Grace University, which expelled Renae one semester shy of graduation because she's a lesbian, then demanded she repay the tuition grant she was awarded, but had no chance to use in her final semester. You can join the couple's call for justice in a Change.org petition here.
In the meantime, watch the touching proposal below.
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