It's been a weird couple of weeks in America, so it was nice to wake up to some unabashedly good news this morning: the US Supreme Court today ruled in favor of marriage equality. That means gay marriage is legal in every one of the 50 states, and the US has joined just about every other major modern nation in extending equal rights to gay and lesbian citizens.
If you're not sure how to feel about this the answer is happy; it's a huge civil rights win and it makes the United States a better and more tolerant place. Today the good guys win. You were alive at a time when a significant change in history happened, and for once it's a change for the better.
Here are Ian McKellan and Derek Jacobi celebrating: