Hawaii is the latest state to make gay marriage legal. Twenty years ago, Hawaii’s Supreme Court ruled that not allowing same-sex marriages was discriminatory and this set off a wave of constitutional amendments that made same-sex marriage illegal and also lead to DOMA. Now this news won’t come close to making the front pages of most newspapers, which is great progress.
Here’s my pictoral analogy–this is a picture of the spiral galaxy NGC 6984 and there is supernova in the picture, can you find it? (Credit: NASA/ESA/Hubble):