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PHOTO: New Yorker's Amazing DOMA Cover

Posted 06.28.2013 | Media

The New Yorker celebrated the Supreme Court's historic rulings on gay marriage with one of its most awesome covers of all time. It marked the moment b...

WATCH: Major Prop 8 Player Proposes On Steps Of Courthouse

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Try not to tear up. After the Supreme Court's landmark rulings on gay marriage Wednesday, Paul Katami proposed to his partner, Jeff Zarrillo, on th...

Justices Rule On Gay Marriage Case

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

By LISA LEFF, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO — A crowd at San Francisco City Hall applauded the news Wednesday that the U.S. Supreme Court ha...

Jan Diehm

Prop 8 Decision Made By Supreme Court | Jan Diehm | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

Proposition 8 was dismissed on standing by the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, and here's how the vote broke down. For information on the DOMA case, ...

Obama Congratulates Prop 8 Plaintiffs

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama called the plaintiffs and lawyers who brought Proposition 8 to the Supreme Court after the high court ruled on the case Wednesd...

Proposition 8: Supreme Court Rules On Gay Marriage Case

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court decided that traditional marriage activists who put the anti-gay marriage measure Proposition 8 on California ballots...

How News Sites Covered DOMA and Prop 8 News Pages

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.26.2013 | Media

The Supreme Court struck down on Wednesday the Defense of Marriage Act and a ban on same-sex marriage in California. News of the landmark decisions wa...

Politicians React To Gay Marriage Rulings

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled on two major gay marriage cases Wednesday, deciding the fate of California's Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act. ...

Supreme Court Rules On Gay Marriage Case

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court weighed in this morning on Proposition 8, California's gay marriage ban. HuffPost's Mike Sacks and Ryan Reilly report: By a 5-...

Hollingsworth v. Perry Ruling Made By Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court dismissed a case Wednesday regarding California's Proposition 8 gay marriage ban. Their decision makes same-sex marriage legal again...

Mike Sacks

Justices Rule On Gay Marriage Case | Mike Sacks | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday left for dead California's same-sex marriage ban, Proposition 8, but the question of gay and lesbian coup...

Wedding Planning Around Prop. 8

Sasha Lotrian | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sasha Lotrian

Like most of my straight counterparts know, a wedding takes a lot of time. Most venues require a full year to book in advance. Which is no problem unless you're like us and the entire wedding is dependent on how the courts rule.

Scout's Honor? What Congress Could Learn From the BSA

Patrick Flanary | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Patrick Flanary

This week the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America will vote to recommend including gay scouts while excluding gay adult leaders. That the BSA is even considering a reversal of its ban on gay scouts reflects our country's evolution on LGBT equality over the last 12 months.

Why Equal Protection Trumps Federalism in the Same-Sex Marriage Cases

Erin Ryan | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
Erin Ryan

Federalism is important, but there is no federalism "for its own sake"--it is a structural means to a substantive end. In the United States, that end should be fairness and justice for all.

Howard Fineman

Supreme Court Must Decide Its Own Role In The Revolution | Howard Fineman | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- We are watching a social revolution hit the Supreme Court. The only question is whether the justices slow it down a bit or accelerate it...

Get Ready For The Prop 8 Movie

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment

As the nation waits with bated breath for the Supreme Court to weigh in on gay marriage, some Hollywood heavyweights are prepping a Prop 8 movie. T...

Lila Shapiro

Divide Over Gay Marriage Starker Than Ever | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

WASHINGTON -- Rarely has the divide over gay rights in the United States appeared so visible and so stark as on Tuesday morning on 1st St. NE, the roa...

Why This Married Heterosexual Relationship Therapist Supports the Legalization Of Same-Sex Marriage

Tara Fields | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tara Fields

In my judgment this Proposition 8 battle is a distraction from addressing the real issues that destroy marriages.

Plaintiffs, Attorneys Address Media After Supreme Court Hearing

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

After the Supreme Court hearing on Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, concluded Tuesday, plaintiffs and attorneys in the case addre...

Justice Kennedy: Prop 8 Hurts Children Of Same-Sex Parents

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.26.2013 | San Francisco

During Tuesday's Supreme Court arguments over the constitutionality of Proposition 8, Justice Anthony Kennedy--who is widely considered the swing vote...

Scalia Makes Awkward Reference

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Justice Antonin Scalia made an awkward reference to former Sen. Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.) during the Supreme Court hearing on Proposition 8, California'...

Ryan J. Reilly

Lawyer Defending Prop 8 Made Fateful Admission | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The lawyer representing supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court essentially conceded Tuesday that g...

Rick Perry Weighs In On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) weighed in on the issue of same-sex marriage Tuesday, saying "it is fairly clear about where this state stands on that issue...

Hollingsworth v. Perry Gets Moment In High Court

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in the case over Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. Both supporters and opponents...

Court Grounds Packed On First Day Of Gay Marriage Case

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

By JESSICA GRESKO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — They mostly kept their distance, these supporters and opponents of gay marriage, as they mas...