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WASHINGTON -- A Florida couple suing the for marriage equality joined the first family Monday for the Annual White House Easter Egg Roll.

The Aleniers were one of six couples that joined Equality Florida Institute to file the lawsuit in pursuit of marriage protections for their family.

They, along with their son Ethan, were among the 30,000 people crowded on the South Lawn where kids outfitted with wooden spoons pushed Easter eggs across the grass.

Watch their interview with the media after the event below:

The Aleniers were one of six couples that joined Equality Florida Institute to file the lawsuit in pursuit of marriage protections for their family.

The theme of this year's event is Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape following Mrs. Obama's initiative to cut down on childhood obesity.

The Obama's host the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, complete with sports, cooking, music and storytelling. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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