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Keeping the Same-Sex Marriage Defeat in Maine in Perspective

Carlos A. Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlos A. Ball

As recently as 15 years ago, there was not a single state law that provided any form of recognition or protection to same-sex couples.

We Need an Open Debate on Prop 8

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

The public deserves to see the true face of intolerance and prejudice behind Proposition 8. Yesterday's court decision is yet another unjust ruling in the fight for equal rights for all people.

Jason Linkins

Prop 8 Lawyer "Doesn't Know" How Gay Marriage "Threatens Conventional Unions" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you've spent any time attempting to follow the super-serious worries of those who oppose gay marriage, you'd know that their major concern lies in ...

Religious Group Advocates Banning Pepsi Over

Raw Story | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A group that advocates "traditional family values" claims it has the signatures of 500,000 people who have pledged to boycott Pepsi over what it says ...

Prop 8 in the Court, Homophobia in the Closet

Sandip Roy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandip Roy

To YouTube or Not-to-YouTube -- that seems to be the question in the Prop 8 same sex marriage court case in San Francisco. Meanwhile, over in Uganda they are debating whether to pass death sentences on homosexuals.

Proposition 8: Groundbreaking Gay Marriage Trial Starts In California

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — The first federal trial to determine if the U.S. Constitution prohibits states from outlawing same-sex marriage gets under way Monda...

Prop 8 Trial Will Be Recorded And Uploaded To YouTube, Judge Says

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles


HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff Discusses The Sarah Palin Coin Controversy On The Joy Behar Show

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff appeared on The Joy Behar Show Wednesday night to talk about religion in politics and the controversy surrounding Sarah Pal...

Carrie Prejean Discusses Her Sex Tape

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

It's being reported that former Miss California Carrie Prejean has settled her lawsuit without pocketing any of the over $1 million dollars she had requested. The reason? Sex tape.

SF Economist Says Gay Marriage Ban Costs City

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — A state ban on gay marriage is costing the city of San Francisco millions of dollars a year in lost revenue and increased servic...

Don't Forget the Youth: College Democrats of America Fighting to Represent Students Across America

Katie Naranjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Naranjo

Millions of young voters showed up at the polls to vote for President Obama. These activists are still working hard, fighting for candidates and constitutional initiatives on the ballot this November.

National Equality March: DC Prepares For LGBT Community

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

People from across the U.S. are converging on Washington D.C. this weekend for the National Equality March, a movement from the LGBT community to dema...

Historian Back On Stand In Gay Marriage Trial

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — A proponent of California's same-sex marriage ban warned voters in a letter during the 2008 campaign that gay rights activists w...

Prop 8 YouTube Coverage Blocked By Supreme Court | David G. Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The U.S. Supreme Court, acting on an appeal from conservative defenders of California's ban on same-sex marriage, overruled a federal judge in San Fra...

Gay Marriage Trial Defendant Wants Out Of Case

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — An outspoken gay marriage opponent serving as an official litigant defending the state's ban on same-sex weddings on Friday aske...

Same-Sex Marriage: "A Basic Civil Right"

James Rotondi | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James Rotondi

Is it is really acceptable to start putting human rights up for a vote, either on the Senate floor or the public voting booth?

Now What? The Long and Winding Road towards LGBT Equality

Geoff Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoff Kors

Over the past year, voters have stripped away marriage rights in California and Maine. And the California Supreme Court failed in its obligation to protect our fundamental freedom to marry. So now what?

Proposition 8 Trial: Witness Testifies Kids Do Fine With Gay Parents

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — Getting married brought big changes to the lives of author Helen Zia and her partner Lia Shigemura. At family reunions, funeral...

Tegan And Sara Interview: Gay Rights, Public Service And The Music Industry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Identical twin Indie duo Tegan and Sara have been busy winning awards and producing work across genres since they first burst onto the scene in Canada...

Proposition 8: How To Get Inside The Trial Without YouTube

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Even though the public won't be able to watch the same-sex marriage trial on YouTube, a remarkable amount of information is being filtered out of the ...

Why I'm Optimistic About Maine

Paul Hogarth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Hogarth

I truly believe that Maine will become the first state in the nation to successfully defend marriage equality at the ballot box, providing a road map for California to repeal Proposition 8.

Proposition 8: Historian Testifies Marriage About More Than Procreation

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — A Yale professor testifying in a case challenging California's same-sex marriage ban said Tuesday that the 2008 campaign to pass...

Gay Marriage And The US Supreme Court: Is It Too Soon To Petition?

The New Yorker | Margaret Talbot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On January 11th, a remarkable legal case opens in a San Francisco courtroom--on its way, it seems almost certain, to the Supreme Court. Perry v. Schwa...

Judge Backs Delayed Showing Of Prop. 8 Trial On YouTube

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A federal judge in San Francisco said today that he wants the trial on the constitutionality of Proposition 8 to be videotaped and distributed over th...

Voting on Equal Rights is a National Disgrace

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

With a record of 0-31 in marriage initiatives, now may be a good opportunity to review our complicity in a process that doles out or strips away basic rights by majority vote.