Growing up in Boulder, Colorado, Ben S. Raderstorf ’14 was naturally a big mountaineer, he says, and trips with what he calls an eccentric family were as commonplace as the outdoors. But Raderstorf didn’t anticipate that his love of travel and the outdoors would play as large of a role on campus in Cambridge too.
Holding colorful signs and waving rainbow flags, supporters of same-sex marriage gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court before the announcement of rulings on cases concerning California's Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act.
Reporters and photographers donning umbrellas join flag-waving supporters of same-sex marriage outside the U.S. Supreme Court building Wednesday morning prior to the announcement of the much-anticipated rulings on two major gay marriage cases.
American flags and rainbow flags dot the crowd that included many supporters of same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court building in advance of the court's gay marriage rulings Wednesday morning. Many advocates applauded the decisions as a victory for the BGLTQ community.
The gathered crowd reacts as the Proposition 8 legal team walks out of the U.S. Supreme Court building. The Court issued rulings on the California proposition and the Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday morning.