Mark Phariss and Vic Holmes (wearing dark blue shirt), of Plano, Texas, relax on a hammock while they enjoy a Saturday at their lake house in Gun Barrel City, Texas on May 31, 2014. Phariss and Holmes are the plaintiffs in the main Texas lawsuit seeking same-sex marriage rights. Photo by Mei-Chun Jau, courtesy of USA Today
GUN BARREL CITY, Texas (RNS) Two men at the center of a legal fight over the state's ban have become minor celebrities in this lakeside community, where they have a weekend home. But they still face plenty of opposition, including from family members.