You may have noticed that my header and profile picture are now tinted red. On April 28, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Obergefell v Hodges, a case originating in Ohio. In January, the Supreme Court announced that it would hear Obergefell along with three other cases from Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee. The arguments have been consolidated and the case has formally been named Obergefell.
The HRC is hoping to make lightning strike twice and to do so, they need our help. As we await the Supreme Court's decisions on two historic marriage equality cases, we have a great opportunity to turn the web red once again in the name of equality and love.
To demonstrate the incredible support for marriage equality, we’re asking everyone to make the red equal sign their social media profile picture once again -- NOW through decision day, whenever that is.
If you participated in our campaign to turn the Internet red for marriage equality back in March, you know how meaningful it was. Missed the March marriage madness? Now is your chance to show your support.
Update your profile picture with a red logo so your entire social network knows that you’re standing on the right side of history. Go to http://www.hrc.org/red to easily convert your Facebook or Twitter profile picture to a blended picture of your profile and the red marriage equality sign. And then ask your friends and family to join you! And if you're sharing on Instagram, use the hashtag #time4marriage to participate in our marriage equality photo collage, Picturing Equality.
For the latest and breaking news from the Supreme Court, be sure to stay tuned to www.hrc.org/supremecourt.
The HRC will be launching brand new, innovative engagement tools throughout the month to help us show our support and connect with an expansive community of fair-minded Americans.