PHOTOS: New Yorkers Rally for Marriage Ahead of Supreme Court Hearings

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The march began at the Stonewall Inn, namesake to the riot credited with helping kick off the LGBT rights movement.

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New York only recently legalized same-sex marriage after a public lobbying campaign that ended in a win in the legislature.

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New York is home to Edith Windsor, the plaintiff in the case challenging the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Signs from Marriage Equality USA featured Windsor and her wife Thea in vintage photos that are making their way around the Internet.

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Participants prepare for the candlelight vigil on Times Square.

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Longtime activist David Mixner appears smiling in the lower right corner of this photo from the rally he helped organize.