By Adam Hetrick
10 May 2012
Playbill.com has gathered a handful of Twitter responses from industry members, who expressed joy, gratitude and hope following the landmark announcement.
YEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!! Thank you Mr President.
How many young lives did the President just save by saying that he supports them today? #Equality
So proud of @BarackObama today. Hoping today's announcement doesn't destroy my "traditional" marriage coming up. (he said sarcastically)
can't sleep. feeling so good about our president. historic day.
Especially proud of President Obama & the honesty he shared about how he came to see the light re. G&L marriage #equality It's a good day!
So now he's a gay muslim socialist? #waytogoObama
Obama has evolved. Now how do we get North Carolina to step out of the stone age?
Obama gets it right on gay marriage. Bravo.
To evolve is human. To arrive, divine. #MarriageEquality
Can't wait to show our 11 year old son what @BarackObama said about our family today. #marriageeqaulity
I applaud President @barackobama for affirming that ALL Americans should enjoy equal rights. Historic! I will be a very proud host on Monday
Thank you to @BarackObama for taking a forward-thinking stance on equality for all gay Americans and for supporting gay marriage.
Mr. Obama steps up to the plate and hits a home run! A historic day for gay Americans.....
Obama put his money where his mouth is. so now please join me and donate toward his campaign. this is an historic day
Well done, Mr. President. Well done indeed! #MarriageEquality #obamaftw
Jesse Tyler Ferguson@jessetyler
With @MichelleObama & @JustinMikita permission I would like to marry @BarackObama right now!
I couldn't agree more! “@ricky_martin: I applaud @barackobama for affirming that ALL Americans should enjoy equal rights. Historic!”
Neil Patrick Harris@ActuallyNPH
“@BarackObama: President Obama announces his support for same-sex marriage: http://OFA.BO/CLBAi9” Bravo, Mr. President, and thank you.
Good afternoon, future New Yorkers of North Carolina! The Prez is over here, Biden's high-fiving everyone. Love awaits you!
Thank you, @BarackObama!
@BarackObama didn't support Marriage Equality for political reason. It's the opposite. He defied politics and went with his gut. Bravo!
I applaud President @barackobama. #Bravo
thank you Mr. President for your support of gay marriage...
Anyone whose mission is keeping people apart is swimming against a very strong tide.
Well said, Mr Obama..
Max von Essen@MaxizPad
"There's change coming, once and for all." - Jack Kelly
Proud of my President @BarackObama today!! It takes courage and bravery to stand for what you are today. Thank you!! #str8againstH8
@BarackObama thank you Mr. President for your courage and strength. We are proud of you and 100% behind you. #NoH8