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=You’ve probably noticed some of your Facebook friends swapping their profile pictures today in favor of an ‘equals’ sign, like this one, on the right. For those unaware and curious of the semi-organized nature of this trend, people are using this symbol today to show their support for marriage equality. Why today? Because the case is being taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court today. The court is hearing a case concerning California’s Prop 8, which calls for a state constitutional amendment to ban gay couples from getting married. The decision from the highest court in the country could go a long way in determining the future of marriage equality in this country.

I’m well aware this is an uncomfortable issue for many people. I’m well aware this is a political, personal and very sensitive issue for many of you. For those reasons, I do not take lightly when I…

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