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California Supreme Court Gay Marriage

Gay Marriage Opponents Lose

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court refused Monday to order the state to immediately stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Ho...

WATCH: Gay Men's Chorus Beautifully Responds To Supreme Court Rulings

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In response to the historical decisions offered by the Supreme Court regarding Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8,the Gay Men's Chorus...

Most Republicans Find Supreme Court Liberal

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Almost half of conservative Republicans believe the United States Supreme Court is liberal under its current conservative majority, according to a Pew...

Ryan J. Reilly

Obama Administration To Supreme Court: Prop. 8 Is Unconstitutional | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to strike down California's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional, s...

California's Gay Marriage Ban Faces Next Legal Hurdle

AP/The Huffington Post | By LISA LEFF | Posted 11.06.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- California's highest court seems inclined to side with backers of the state's same-sex marriage ban in thinking that the state C...

The Solace That Gay Marriage Brings

Noel Alumit | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Noel Alumit

We have died of AIDS, we have been attacked and humiliated, we have been thrown onto the streets to fend for ourselves. Now, you're telling us we can't even get married?

'Vote No on Everything' Urges Changes to California Proposition System

Brian Normoyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

The voters of California sent another message that they want their leaders and legislators to do their jobs. The problem is the very system used to send this message is at least partially to blame for the state's problems.

Why the California Court's Decision Is Good for Gay Marriage

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

We should view the California court not as opposing gay marriage, but rather as promoting public deliberation and democratic action on the subject of equal rights.

She Said Yes, but the Government Said No

Sylvia Sukop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sylvia Sukop

For those of us in committed relationships seeking legal recognition, it's an emotionally draining, two-steps-forward, one-step-back process, state by state, country by country.

Legal Same-sex Marriage: The True Paperwork Reduction Act

Isobel White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Isobel White

Without all the cumbersome and repetitive paperwork same-sex couples now have to complete just to prove they are committed to each other, think of all the forests that could be left standing.

US Supreme Court Should Get Over Its Camera Allergy

Peter Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Scheer

Legitimacy, the most valuable asset of any court, is diminished by judicial secrecy and enhanced by openness. Justices of the US Supreme Court, take note.

Where's the Struggle?

David Suissa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Suissa

When I see the coarse arguments currently raging over the issue of same-sex marriage, I don't see any thoughtful or fascinating debates... I see two armies shooting at each other.

Why Prop 8 Can -- and Must -- Be Overruled

Paul Hogarth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Hogarth

Prop 8 was not your typical "amendment" that merely tinkers with the California Constitution. It was a drastic revision that deprives a "suspect class" (gays and lesbians) of a fundamental right under equal protection.

Gay Marriage Reverberates from Coast to Coast

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Chen

Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples tied the knot yesterday, in the first full-day of same-sex marriage in California. One couple in Beverly Hills shares the story of what this momentous day means to them.

Gay Marriage: Personal Freedoms and Equal Rights

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Clothier

News reports covering the reversal of the same-sex marriage ban have tended to lose sight of the extraordinarily personal nature of marriage itself, illustrated by the new movie, Chris and Don: A Love Story.

Gay Marriage Ban Overturned By California Supreme Court

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — California's Supreme Court declared that gay couples in the nation's biggest state can marry _ a monumental but perhaps short-li...

California Gay Marriage Ban Overturned: Major Updates

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gay Marriage Ban Overturned: "In a monumental victory for the gay rights movement, the California Supreme Court overturned a voter-approved ban on gay...