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Aaron Sankin

'Hope Has Triumphed' | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.27.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- An ebullient crowd at San Francisco City Hall erupted into cheers early Wednesday morning upon hearing the news that the Supreme Cour...

Proposition 8 a Barrier to Basic Human Rights

John A. Perez | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics
John A. Perez

In a state as diverse as California, virtually every one of us has reason to fear if this is the case.

When Can Gay Marriage Resume In California?

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.28.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Supreme Court seems reluctant to use the legal battle over California's same-sex marriage ban to rule that all gay Amer...

Proposition 8 Backers Move To Have Case Heard By Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Supporters of California's gay marriage ban, blocked by two federal courts, filed a petition to the Supreme Court on Tuesday urging the justices to ta...

Judge Deals Major Blow To Gay Marriage Supporters

Posted 04.03.2012 | San Francisco

A video recording of the 2010 trial that challenged the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, will...

City Of San Francisco Asks Court For Advance Notice Of Prop 8 Decision

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.15.2011 | San Francisco

Cities like to know ahead of time when a major protest is going to occur--that's not revolutionary. However, what is quite out of the ordinary is when...

WATCH: LGBT Beauty Pageant Contestant Makes History

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.17.2013 | Los Angeles

Jenelle Hutcherson rocks a teal Mohawk, pierced nose, black ear plugs and a tattoo that says "What goes around comes around." And she is making histor...

VICTORY: Judge Rules Prop 8 Trial Videos To Be Made Public

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 11.19.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge decided Monday to unseal video recordings of last year's landmark trial on the constitutionality of California's...

Prop 8 Sponsors: Judge's Homosexuality Is Grounds For Appeal

AP | By LISA LEFF | Posted 06.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO -- The sponsors of California's same-sex marriage ban say the recent disclosure by the federal judge who struck down Proposition 8 that ...

Gay Judge Who Struck Down Prop 8 Never Thought About Recusing Himself

Reuters | Dan Levine | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles

April 6, 2011 11:33:59 PM By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. judge who struck down California's gay marriage ban never conside...

California Supreme Court Agrees To Rule On Gay Marriage Ban Defense

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — California's highest court decided Wednesday to wade back into the legal morass surrounding the state's voter-approved gay marri...

The Golden State, Gay Marriage and the Golden Rule

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

Less than two years after Proposition 8 restricted marriage to heterosexual couples, only 1 person in 5 now says that Proposition 8 was a "good thing" for California, and 51 percent would vote to allow same-sex couples to marry.