Noted lesbian poet Jewell Gomez celebrates the end of DOMA in San Francisco. None: All still photos courtesy of Getty Images.
Wed, Jun 26, 2013 11:55 AM EDT

The Defense of Marriage Act is done. The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday to overturn the federal ban on same sex marriage and effectively clear the way for gay marriage in California, marking an important milestone in the fight for marriage equality. We've spent lots of time looking at the intersection of racial justice and marriage equality, and while the fight for LGBT equity is far from over (cue Imara Jones's great piece on the need for job safety), today's ruling is cause for celebration.

After the jump, check out the scenes in San Francisco and Washington, D.C.