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Major Prop 8 Decision Due Tuesday

AP | Posted 08.04.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court in San Francisco plans to reveal Tuesday whether it will reconsider a ruling by two of its member judges...

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.

Prop 8: One Landmark Decision Begets Another

Jon Davidson | Posted 04.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Jon Davidson

When politicians attack Perry or any judicial decision that doesn't accord with their own views, claiming those decisions are the product of "rogue" judges, they reveal a frightening misunderstanding of the American legal system.

Governor Hopes Prop 8 Decision Has 'Persuasive Influence' On His State

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) said he hoped Tuesday's ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that declared California's ban on gay marriage un...

Michelangelo Signorile

Rosie O'Donnell, Harvey Fierstein And Other LGBT Media Figures Sound Off On Prop 8 Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.08.2012 | Gay Voices

The news that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal had ruled Proposition 8 unconstitutional had gay and lesbian political activists, media figures and cele...

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...

Celebrating Our Favorite Gay TV Couples

HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 02.08.2012 | TV

On Tuesday, February 7, a federal appeals court ruled California's same-sex marriage ban -- Prop 8 -- unconstitutional. This tremendous victory for ga...

Robin Wilkey

PHOTOS: San Francisco Celebrates

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.07.2012 | San Francisco

On Tuesday morning, thousands of San Franciscans celebrated as the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Proposition 8 -- the voter-approved ...

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...

PHOTOS: Anti-Gay Protesters Getting Pwned

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 02.07.2012 | Comedy

When Prop 8 was first overturned in the summer of 2010, we celebrated with photos of anti-gay protesters getting unknowingly "Pwned" in public thanks ...

A Win for Equality, An Embarrassment to the Nation

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 04.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals just declared Proposition 8 unconstitutional. Yes, this is a positive step. But these steps have been stomping all over members of the LGBT community for years, and most of us are tired of it.

A Historic Marriage Ruling

Lorri L. Jean | Posted 04.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Lorri L. Jean

Today's Prop 8 ruling draws nearer the day when every American will be able to marry the person they love, regardless of gender -- and to have that important commitment recognized by the law of the land. Having that commitment honored is no small thing.

What Today's Prop 8 Victory Means, And What Comes Next

Adam Bink | Posted 04.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Adam Bink

The first issue on everyone's minds is whether same-sex couples can wed immediately. The other issue on everyone's mind is: what comes next in terms of appeals?

PHOTO: 'Modern Family' Stars Celebrate Prop 8 Ruling

Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment

Just as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in the state of California, was unconstitutional, ...

After Today's Prop 8 Victory, What's Next for Same-Sex Marriage?

Adam Winkler | Posted 04.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Adam Winkler

Never before has a federal court of appeals declared that gay marriage is protected by the U.S. Constitution. Today's decision has the potential to benefit not only thousands of gay Californians but could establish the foundation for extension of marriage equality to all Americans.

Prop 8 Ruling & A Look Back At Gay Rights Achievements

Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriages in California, is unconstitutional. Although the...

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...

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."

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...

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...