Chants rang out, people played instruments and pride radiated from every person there.
The smiles from the crowd were infectious. It was impossible not to feel so much joy for the couples who could show their love openly without judgement and to not feel so much pride to be a part of a campus that willingly accepts them just as they are.
"I'm not afraid to tell the world who I am. I am Michael Sam: I'm a college graduate. I'm African-America, and I'm gay."
- Michael Sam, University of Missouri Defensive End