The California Supreme Court ruled today that opponents who sued to appeal U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker's 2010 ruling, which found Prop 8 to be unconstitutional, have "standing" to do so. Walker's ruling in the case Perry v. Schwarzenegger would have, effectively, allowed same-sex marri ... More >>
Forget the fear of laws changing - people lined up to see him the first day he came out! So why not their spouse?Some people have asked us: If same-sex marriage is here to stay, just why exactly do couples have to get married the first day, anyway? Isn't it a waste of money for the cash-strap ... More >>
A gay couple can have a whopper of a hard time just trying to order a sandwich at Burger King, let alone trying to obtain a license to get hitched.
Here are six more things you should know to keep it all straight.
Today's announcement that President Barack Obama's Justice Department will stop defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) seemed to come out of nowhere — unless you think the administration was emboldened by the election of alum Rahm Emanuel as mayor of Chicago. ... More >>
The California Supreme Court made a decision today, kind of, in the ongoing case of Proposition 8, the California ballot proposal that banned gay marriage in 2008.
The California Supremes decided that they will decide something in about ten months to a year.
There's nothing like justice delayed, ... More >>
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals sent the Proposition 8 case, Perry v. Schwarzeneger, back to the California Supreme Court. In something that could potentially aid the marriage-equality side, the federal court said the state high court needs to decide if those against gay marriage equality have st ... More >>
Let's stop hurling dismay at beauty pageant losers for a second, considering the fact that our own President seems to have left the gays out to float on a block of ice too. As we know, Obama used to be in favor of same-sex marriages, but then he changed that to a far more politically expedient mid ... More >>
The California Supreme Court has upheld Proposition 8, the anti-gay-marriage law passed last November. The vote was 6-1. The justices ruled the approximately 18,000 Californians married to members of their own gender during the brief window between the legalization and criminalization of marriage e ... More >>
The California Supreme Court just voted to enforce the injustice that was served when Prop 8 passed thanks to an organized mass of highly devout people determined to repeal gay equal rights. The 18,000 or so couples who were wed in California when it was deemed OK are still married, but shockingly e ... More >>
Over 300 protesters gathered in Sheridan Square this evening for a Day of Decision march to protest the California Supreme Court's decision to uphold Proposition 8. Bullhorn organizers led chants ("Hey hey, ho ho/homophobia's got to go," etc) in preparation for a march to Union Square. Similar de ... More >>