It's been one year since the SCOTUS decision that legalized same-sex marriage…

As the first anniversary of the SCOTUS decision that legalized same-sex marriage rolls around, we remember that the continued perseverance of these communities are making a difference. Is it still mind-blowingly slow and frustrating and hard? Hell yes. But as Lin Manuel Miranda so heart-wrenchingly uttered at The Tonys, "love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love cannot be killed or swept aside." This anniversary, marked with the pain of the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history (which targeted the LGBT and people of color communities), has to remind us to keep fighting. Let's take a look back at some of our coverage of the various legal decisions and a few of our own favorite LGBT weddings we've featured.

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This theatrical Halloween wedding slays with its dark glamour

Monique and Danika worked with some of California's most skilled designers to create this masterpiece of a theatrical Halloween wedding. From the headdress to the table decor, the skulls and skeletons of creatures adorned everything. Danika's custom dress was handmade by the killer Dark Garden Unique CorsetryThey ♥ OBB; we ♥ them and is a work of art. Their ceremony may have been sweet and simple with just the two of them and their officiant, but the reception was another story. Every guest showed up in elaborate costumes to watch the spectacular burlesque show. It's time to see the whole thing in all its glory.

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A queer bourbon and beer bacchanal: it's fab drunken gay glamour

The title alone is enough to make me salivate over this bourbon-filled queer drunken gay glamour wedding. These two are ADORABLE and know exactly how to have a killer time dancing, dranking, and making sweet moments in their Pagan ceremony. Don't miss how the wedding party went from strangers to BFFs dancing in a tub together in zero time flat.

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This genderqueer, sweets-loving, carousel wedding will have you in circles

A giant carousel, Mad-libs wedding advice, a gorgeous Santa Monica backdrop, loads of sweets and a killer dessert table, all surrounded by the cutest couple in pastels. This candy-filled carousel wedding is making us spin right 'round with all the love we're seeing. Don't miss the ultra sentimental tributes to their parents, too!

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It's about me becoming me: Why I'm changing my first AND last name after marriage

Did I want to keep having the same tiresome, negative conversation with every new person that I meet? Not really. Is changing my entire name going to be incredibly inconvenient? Most certainly, in terms of process, costs, and social confusion. Is my happiness worth the inconvenience? When I asked myself that question, the answer was a resounding YES. Additionally, I now have no problem taking my partner's (delightful) last name when I will also be taking my own first name, on my own terms.