The Advocate interviewed the gay California congressman just minutes after the Supreme Court issued its decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act and found him in a good mood.
If you live in California and plan to marry now, you owe him a heap of thanks for paving the way.
LGBT Americans have a lot of reason to rejoice about the Supreme Court's rulings on Wednesday, but the message at rallies is also to get to work.
Marriage activist Robin Tyler on the tireless efforts to make marriage happen, and the continuing road for full equality.
Once California formally reinstates marriage equality, one third of Americans will live in a state that recognizes the freedom to marry.
The president revived language from his second inaugural speech, stressing that if we are all created equal, "the love we commit to one another must be equal as well."
One of Hollywood's staunchest marriage equality allies celebrated the news on Twitter.