Gay Marriage Waypoints

May 10, 2012 - 5:35 PM
This black-and-white photo, taken in 1965, provided by Lilli Vincenz, shows Vincenz, left, picketing at the Civil Service Commission in Washington. President Barack Obama's declaration that he supports gay marriage may have lacked the urgency of Kennedy's push for the Civil Rights Act, or the force and finality of the Emancipation Proclamation, but in places key to the history of gay rights, it's being greeted as a major milestone. (AP Photo)