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Friday, May 1st, 2015

In a file picture taken on June 26, 2013, Jason Howe, 48, and Adrian Perez (L), 48, who were married in Spain, and again in California, hold their one-year-old twin daughters Clara (R) and Olivia at a playground in West Hollywood, California after the United States Supreme court ruled on California's Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act, June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jason Howe, 48, and Adrian Perez (L), 48, who were married in Spain, and again in California, hold their one-year-old twin daughters Clara (R) and Olivia at a playground in West Hollywood, California.

I photographed Jason and Adrian with their twin daughters after the United States Supreme court ruled on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act, June 26, 2013. 

Jason Howe, 50, (L) and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, help their twin three-year-old daughters Olivia (2nd R) and Clara put on their shoes after their ballet class in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Howe and Perez-Boluda got married in Spain and in California in 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

I caught up with them in a ballet class two years later to photograph a feature story to coincide with the Supreme Court’s historic ruling on gay marriage in 2015.

Olivia (R) and Clara, the twin three-year-old daughters of Jason Howe, 50, and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, (not shown) chase each other in their ballet class in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Howe and Perez-Boluda got married in Spain and in California in 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Olivia (R) and Clara, the twin three-year-old daughters of Jason Howe, 50, and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, (not shown) chase each other in their ballet class in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Howe and Perez-Boluda got married in Spain and in California in 2008.

Jason Howe, 50, (R) drinks at a water fountain with his three-year-old daughter Clara after her ballet class in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Howe, 50, and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, got married in Spain and in California in 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jason Howe, 50, (R) drinks at a water fountain with his three-year-old daughter Clara after her ballet class.

Jason Howe, 50, carries his three-year-old daughter Clara out of ballet class in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Howe, 50, and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, got married in Spain and in California in 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jason Howe, 50, carries his three-year-old daughter Clara out of ballet class.

Jason Howe, 50, (2nd L) and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, bring their twin three-year-old daughters Olivia (L) and Clara home from ballet class in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Howe and Perez-Boluda got married in Spain and in California in 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jason Howe, 50, (2nd L) and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, bring their twin three-year-old daughters Olivia (L) and Clara home from ballet class.

Jason Howe, 50, plays with his three-year-old daughter Olivia in their garden in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Howe, 50, and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, got married in Spain and in California in 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jason Howe, 50, plays with his three-year-old daughter Olivia in their garden in Los Angeles.

Twins Olivia (R) and Clara, 3, eat watermelon at their home in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Their parents Jason Howe, 50, and Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, got married in Spain and in California in 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Twins Olivia (R) and Clara, 3, eat watermelon in their garden.

Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, (L) helps his three-year-old daughter Olivia wash her hands before dinner in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Perez-Boluda and his husband Jason Howe, 50, got married in Spain and in California in 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, (L) helps his three-year-old daughter Olivia wash her hands before dinner.

Jason Howe, 50, (R) and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, play with their twin three-year-old daughters Olivia (2nd R) and Clara at their home in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Howe and Perez-Boluda got married in Spain and in California in 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jason Howe, 50, (R) and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, play with their twin three-year-old daughters Olivia (2nd R) and Clara in their garden.

Jason Howe, 50, (R) and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, help their twin three-year-old daughters Olivia (2nd R) and Clara brush their teeth before bed in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Howe and Perez-Boluda got married in Spain and in California in 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jason Howe, 50, (R) and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, help their twin three-year-old daughters Olivia (2nd R) and Clara brush their teeth before bed.

Jason Howe, 50, (2nd L) and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, put their twin three-year-old daughters Olivia (L) and Clara to bed at their home in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2015. Howe and Perez-Boluda got married in Spain and in California in 2008. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jason Howe, 50, (2nd L) and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda, 50, put their twin three-year-old daughters Olivia (L) and Clara to bed.

 

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