Posts tagged "prop 8"

Supreme Court To Hear Four Gay Marriage Cases, May End Up Making It A Constitutional Right

Today, the Supreme Court announced it would consider four new gay marriage cases and decide whether individual states have the right to ban gay marriage. Given that they refused…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 16, 2015 - 6:20 pm

High School Teacher Ken Bencomo Fired After Marrying A Man

Since Proposition 8 was struck down in the Supreme Court, same-sex marriage is once again legal in California. Unfortunately, just because something is legal doesn’t mean that people are suddenly…

Mary Odell | August 3, 2013 - 10:00 am

Frisky Eats: 10 Rainbow Foods To Celebrate Sweet Victory

The Supreme Court’s¬†decisions to strike down DOMA and Prop 8¬†deserve some serious celebration. And what food would be more fitting for this sweet, sweet victory than an array of rainbow…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 27, 2013 - 3:00 pm

25 Marriage Equality Signs Making The Rounds On Facebook

By now, you’ve probably noticed more than a few of your friends have changed their Facebook profile photos to the image of an equals sign on a red background, showing…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 27, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Another Victory For Marriage Equality: Prop 8 Ruled Unconstitutional!

More good news on the marriage equality front! Today, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found Proposition 8 to be unconstitutional. California voters passed the measure in 2008, explicitly…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 7, 2012 - 1:50 pm

The Moment Prop 8 Was Ruled Unconstitutional

I have to say, this footage from outside the federal court building in San Francisco yesterday when opponents of Prop 8 learned it had been ruled unconstitutional and that…

Wendy Atterberry | August 5, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Prop 8 Overturned In California

It’s official: Prop 8 has been overturned in California. This afternoon, U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker ruled that the ballot initiative denying marriage rights to same-sex couples was unconstitutional. Proposition…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 4, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Quick Pic: Drew Barrymore Shows Her True Colors

Drew attended a demonstrated against the California Supreme Court’s decision upholding Prop 8. Good for her. But what’s up with the blue under-eye shadow? [West Hollywood, CA, 5/26/09]…

Catherine Strawn | May 27, 2009 - 11:45 am

California Supreme Court Upholds Prop 8

The California Supreme Court has ruled to uphold Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage. However, the court also decided that the some 18,000 same sex marriages that occurred between June…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 26, 2009 - 2:10 pm

Get Your Rocks Off: Love Songs To Stop The H8

Last May, after the California State Supreme Court’s groundbreaking civil rights decision that same sex marriage bans were unconstitutional, 18,000 couples, including Ellen and Portia, were finally able to tie…

Simcha | March 5, 2009 - 8:00 pm

10 Things To Look Forward To In ’09

This year has been sort of a Debbie Downer. From the stock market slump, to the shocking death of Heath Ledger, to the lame duck President’s reversal of

Simcha | December 22, 2008 - 8:00 pm