Prop 8

Prop. 8 plaintiffs Sandra Stier (L) and Kris Perry face each other and prepare to seal their marriage with a kiss at San Francisco City Hall on June 28, 2013.
Prop. 8 plaintiffs Sandra Stier (L) and Kris Perry face each other and prepare to seal their marriage with a kiss at San Francisco City Hall on June 28, 2013. (Darlene Bouchard/KQED)

More than four years after California voters approved Proposition 8, the state’s ban on same-sex marriage received a full hearing before the U.S. Supreme Court. It’s been a long and winding road to the high court – a road paved with joy, anger, euphoria and fear.