Mildred Loving: I Support Gay Marriage

This SCW collage places the moving story of Mildred and Richard Loving, who dared to defy laws against interracial marriage, in the context of the pursuit of marriage equality for gays and lesbians. Oakland, CA demonstration photographs by Cathy Cade. Mildred and Richard photograph AP/Wide World.

Mildred spoke these words on June 12, 2007, the 40th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, the Supreme Court ruling that struck down laws prohibiting marriage between people of different races.

New film about the Lovings and their case opens November 4, 2016.