June 26, 2015 10:44 AM EDT

June 26, 2015 will be remembered as the historic day the Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage a constitutional right in all of the United States.

With its ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, the court delivered a major victory to a civil rights movement with a long history of setbacks, but also incremental triumphs. Check out this interactive timeline to explore more deeply the history of the LGBT activism in the U.S. over the past century:

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Write to Julia Zorthian at julia.zorthian@time.com.

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