The fight to be recognized in life and in death
A video from the class of 2011’s Samantha Stark tells the personal story of the people behind Obergefell vs. Hodges, the biggest Supreme Court same-sex marriage case in U.S. history.
|Full Story||How a Love Story Triumphed in Court|
|Outlet||New York Times|
|Date||June 26, 2015|
Mr. Obergefell, who lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, is from a city whose views on gay marriage have changed dramatically. In 2013, he married his longtime partner, John Arthur, in Maryland. When Mr. Arthur died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or A.L.S., that October, Ohio refused to list Mr. Obergefell as his spouse on the death certificate and that led to the beginnings of the lawsuit.