Portfolio of Côme de Bouchony, Paris-based independent designer and art director.

Portfolio of Côme de Bouchony, Paris-based independent designer and art director.

Portfolio of Côme de Bouchony, Paris-based independent designer and art director.

_The New Yorker_ has always been quick to provide a cultural response to the political and cultural landscape with their illustrated covers, and this week's momentous decision by the Supreme Court of Justice to strike down the Defence of Marriage Act – which prevented same-sex spouses from being recognised by the state – was no exception.

newyorker: “It’s amazing to witness how attitudes on gay rights have evolved in my lifetime,” said Jack Hunter, the artist behind the 2013 cover, “Moment of Joy.” See more of our coverage of the Supreme Court and same-sex marriage.

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