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Jim Obergefell Is Being Treated Like A Superstar Since Winning Marriage Equality

"I am so incredibly humbled by the love people show me."

Posted on June 28, 2015, at 7:10 p.m. ET

A lot has changed for Jim Obergefell since he won his case in the Supreme Court on Friday...

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Not only did he win legal recognition for his marriage to his late husband -- and, in doing so, win marriage equality for the entire U.S. LGBT community -- he's also become something of a rockstar.

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First of all, President Obama called to congratulate while he was live on TV.

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And he was chosen to lead the pride parade in his hometown of Cincinnati on Saturday!

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Here he is Sunday as the guest of honor at San Francisco's pride parade, along side Human Rights Campaign President Chad Hunter Griffin and California Attorney General Kamala Harris

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Obergefell also says he's being recognized while traveling the country -- something that came in handy when he received a threatening message over Facebook.

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American Airlines flight attendant Carter Abitago Driggs wrote on Facebook that meeting Obergefell was "one of the absolute highlights" of his life.

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"Jim, we love and appreciate you and hope you keep on fighting!" Driggs wrote.

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In fact, Obergefell's entire flight sounds pretty g-l-a-m-o-r-o-u-s. Free food and champagne! And someone offered him their first-class seat!

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Here's to your victory, Jim!

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