Locals celebrate landmark ruling

Across the Queen City, the LGBT community and its allies celebrated with jubilation after the Supreme Court’s June 26 decision on marriage equality.

Here are a few of those people who gathered together to express their joy over this important decision.

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Crystal Richardson of Equality NC, right, hugs Scott Lindsley at Friday’s community and media event. Photo Credit: Diedra Laird, Charlotte Observer

Crystal Richardson of Equality NC, right, hugs Scott Lindsley
at the June 26 community and media event.
Photo Credit: Diedra Laird, Charlotte Observer

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Nate Turner, left, County Commissioner at Large Pat Cotham, 2nd from left, Chad Sevearance, 3rd from left, President of the Charlotte Business Guild, and Crystal Richardson of Equality NC, right, celebrate at the June 26 event. Photo Credit: Diedra Laird, Charlotte Observer

Nate Turner, left, County Commissioner at Large Pat Cotham, 2nd from left,
Chad Sevearance, 3rd from left, President of the Charlotte Business Guild, and Crystal Richardson of Equality NC, right, celebrate at the June 26 event.
Photo Credit: Diedra Laird, Charlotte Observer

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