The Real View
The Real View
Jun 22, 2021
Changing History: The Story of Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage
Play • 38 min

Some of the highlights of the show include:

  • Jim’s story coming out as a gay man to his friends and family during the height of the AIDS epidemic
  • How he met his husband John and their love story
  • Their decision to get married and how they made it happen
  • Johns battle with ALS, his passing and what it meant to Jim
  • The two court cases that Jim battled to be recognized as John’s surviving spouse on his death certificate
  • The day-of the decision on the supreme court case and Jim’s experience being in the courthouse 
  • What it means for the future of LGBTQ_+ equality moving forward
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