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Here at R29, we know that love comes in many different forms — and there's no better place to see proof of that right now than outside the Supreme Court, as justices this week began hearing cases challenging the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8. [Editor's note: According to the New York Times, five Supreme Court justices have questioned the constitutionality of DOMA, the law that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.]
We headed to the scene to get a glimpse of what the protests look like on the ground, where we witnessed heated arguments between protestors, heartwarming displays of encouragement and support, and a literal media zoo. (And, naturally, we couldn't help but catch the occasional style snapshot.) Click through for a firsthand look at what might just be a watershed moment in the battle for marriage equality.
Photographed by Maria Carey
New York-based actress Laura Harrier has quite a way with the camera. If you don't already recognize her former work as a model, you might know her from her captivating role as Destiny Evans on One Life to Live. But, she's just getting warmed up: In the coming months, Harrier's versatile acting chops will be romancing the read
Ear cuffs aren't exactly the newest bauble in the jewelry box, but they've made quite the resurgence lately. In fact, there's a quartet of innovative styles we plan on lending our ears to. Pearl-studded and petite versions are prim and delicate, while stone and chain iterations are their edgy, attention-grabbing read