Blogpost #9: Victory in Ireland!

Today Ireland became the 21st country to offer full same-sex marriage rights and the first country to do so by popular vote. Here are a couple great images from the massive news coverage of this landslide victory! 

Art by Annie West. 

Art by Annie West. 

Many Irish nationals who live abroad returned home in order to cast their vote. In a beautiful display of national pride voters used the hashtag #HomeToVote as their way of sharing the images of their journey back to the polling booths. We've shared a few of our favorites below. For the complete list click here via Buzzfeed

A fantastic 101 year old who wore her rainbow colors to vote. 

A fantastic 101 year old who wore her rainbow colors to vote. 

The crowd celebrating at Dublin Castle. Photo via AP. 

The crowd celebrating at Dublin Castle. Photo via AP. 

A beautiful 2-Mom family at a polling station before the vote was tallied. 

A beautiful 2-Mom family at a polling station before the vote was tallied. 

Victory! 

Victory! 

We send all our love overseas to this little, but mighty country! Congratulations Ireland! :) Now it's our turn next, let's hope that SCOTUS will have good news for the United States this June!