iOS app Android app

Perry v Schwarzenegger

The San Francisco Marriage Case, Part One: Possible Outcomes

Matt Coles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Coles

Several people have asked me questions recently about the marriage case in federal court in San Francisco (the case brought by Ted Olson and David Boi...

Proud to Testify for Marriage Equality

Jerry Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jerry Sanders

I was proud to testify this week in what I believe will be one of the defining civil rights cases of our time, Perry v. Schwarzenegger. I did so as a Republican, a father, and a former police chief.

Fourteen Years After Hawaii: New Freedom to Marry Case in California; Same Old, Same Old From Opponents

Evan Wolfson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Evan Wolfson

Our Hawaii freedom to marry case was shown to the public on Court TV, and produced a sea-change in public support. No wonder the anti-gay opponents didn't want the Perry trial available on YouTube.

We Cannot Wait

Dustin Lance Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dustin Lance Black

The struggle for gay equality must now take its place next to Brown vs. Board of Education and Loving vs. Virginia, in order to confirm what our great Constitution already tells us is true: separate is not equal.

"Exactly Why We Have Courts, Why We Have the Constitution and Why We Have the 14th Amendment"

Richard Socarides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Socarides

The Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial, the battle for the right to marriage for anyone regardless of sexual orientation, is officially underway. The stakes could not be higher.

Supreme Court Bans Videotaping to Protect Prop 8 Supporters

Matt Coles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Coles

One of the really great things about this trial was the Judge’s insistence that the supporters of Prop 8 would have to prove their claims that marriage for same-sex couples would somehow hurt society.

Prop 8 Trial Starts Today - Bumpy Legal Road Ahead for Marriage Equality

Paul Hogarth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Hogarth

All eyes this morning are on San Francisco -- as District Court Judge Vaughn Walker hears Perry vs. Schwarzenegger, the controversial case to overturn Proposition 8 on federal grounds.