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Prop 8 Overturned

13 Reasons San Francisco Will Always Make Us Proud!

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 06.26.2013 | San Francisco

Same-sex marriage supporters filled San Francisco's City Hall rotunda to the brim Wednesday morning, erupting into cheers when the United States Supre...

Aaron Sankin

'Hope Has Triumphed'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

My 'Boyfriend' Is in Love with Two Men Who Sit on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Kaya Jones | Posted 04.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Kaya Jones

The new music video for the remix of my gay anthem, "Boyfriend," is dedicated to the two judges on the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals who had the courage to rule in favor of equality and same-sex marriage earlier this week.

WATCH: O'Reilly Flips Out About Prop. 8 Decision

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.09.2012 | Media

An incensed Bill O'Reilly tore into the federal court that declared California's Prop. 8 unconstitutional on his Tuesday show. The 9th Circuit Cour...

PHOTOS: The Hollywood Hordes That Helped Defeat Prop 8

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles & Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.07.2012 | Los Angeles

California's 2008 ban on gay marriage was ruled unconstitutional on Tuesday by a federal appeals court, and while most of Los Angeles will be out part...

Sam Stein

Barack Obama Still 'Evolving' On Same-Sex Marriage: White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama continues to "evolve" on the topic of same-sex marriage, his top spokesman said Tuesday, just hours after a feder...

Prop 8, California's Same-Sex Marriage Ban, Declared Unconstitutional

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 04.08.2012 | Gay Voices

SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriage moved one step closer to the Supreme Court on Tuesday when a federal appeals court ruled California's ban unco...

California's Largest Gay Rights Group Has A Major Change Of Heart

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- California's largest gay rights group has decided against trying to have the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex unions overturned...

Court Rules No Gay Marriages Pending Appeal

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court put same-sex weddings in California on hold indefinitely Monday while it considers the constitutionality...

Why Jews Should Rejoice at the Overturning of Prop 8

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Lerner

The rights of homosexuals are supported by an overwhelming majority of the American Jewish community. That support is not only based on a memory of shared victimhood, but also on the core values of our own Jewish tradition.

Why The Prop 8 Ruling Scares Religious Conservatives

Religion News Service | By Daniel Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) When U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker struck down California's Proposition 8 on Wednesday (Aug. 4), he s...

Schwarzenegger, Brown File Motions To Resume Gay Marriage

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers for gay couples, California Gov. Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown filed legal motions Friday telling a fe...

Peter King, Republican Congressman, Says Prop 8 Ruling Will Actually Help GOP

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said Thursday that the recent overturning of California's anti-gay marriage Proposition 8 would benefit the GOP in November b...

Republican-Appointed Judge Delivers Prop 8 Decision

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Grenell

Why do gay leaders continue to support the Democrats with reckless abandonment? While Republicans have a mixed record of support for gay issues, recent trends show dramatic improvement.

Jason Linkins

Prop 8 Ruling Exposes Democrats' Weak Support For LGBT Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Right now, LGBT citizens are trapped in a choice between a party that opposes their very existence and a party that, you know, kind of wishes them well. And so the typical policy among Democrats is to do as little as possible for as long as they can, figuring that if the Republican party never changes its position, they can string along the LGBT community for a long while before they have to lay their marker down and risk the vote of any single voter who opposes gay rights.

What About Love?: Why Judge Walker's Proposition 8 Ruling Is Theologically Correct

Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.

Despite the angry protests of many anti-gay Christian groups, I believe that Judge Walker's ruling is actually rooted in a profound theological truth articulated by St. Paul in Romans 13: "the one who loves another has fulfilled the law."

Prop 8 Overturned: 20 Classic Works Of Gay Literature

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On a day that will find many gay rights activists celebrating, we look to the books that have provided a richer understanding of the joys and challeng...

PHOTOS: California Reacts To Prop 8 Verdict

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Opponents of California's gay marriage ban were given reason to celebrate today, as Proposition 8 was declared unconstitutional and overturned. Groups...

Prop 8 OVERTURNED: LA Bishop Issues Celebratory Statement

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The response from the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles to the announcement Wednesday (Aug. 4) that a federal judge had overturned California's Proposi...

Sam Stein

Prop 8 OVERTURNED: Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down In California

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In a major victory for gay rights activists, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday that a voter initiative banning same-sex marriage in California violat...

Proposition 8 Overturned: Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

AP | LISA LEFF and PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge overturned California's gay-marriage ban Wednesday in a landmark case that could eventually force the U.S. Supre...