The Shot and Quote

Brittany and Sally Pennington made television history

Brittany and Sally Pennington made television history when they—along with 32 other couples—got married by Queen Latifah at the Grammys. The en masse ceremony took place during ‘Same Love’ by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, accompanied by Madonna and Mary Lambert. “I have been a huge fan of this song and I wouldn’t have chosen any other song for this historic event,” says Brittany. “I am so happy and blessed to have had this amazing experience and to marry the love of my life in front of the world.”

…and we quote

“We are not ruled by experts.”

—So said lawyers for the state of Utah, in its brief defending the state’s ban on same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court. The attorneys argued that children are better raised by opposite-sex parents, despite research to the contrary from “experts” like the American Medical Association, the American Society of Pediatrics and the American Psychiatric Association.

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