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What Gays Do Behind Closed Doors 'Is Not Love,' Former Navy Chaplain Says

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Former Navy Chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt slammed the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Prop 8 in the Aug. 8 installment of his "Pray In Jesus Name" pro...

'It Feels Different': Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, Prop 8 Plaintiffs, Talk Winning, Wedding and What Comes Next

Jacob Combs | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jacob Combs

When I call up Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, they're in the car -- as Katami puts it, "We're running around today." It's all remarkably ordinary in a way, a marked change from the whirlwind June for the two men who, along with another couple, successfully brought Proposition 8 to its knees.

Going West: Looking Forward to Realizing the Promise of California

James Gilliam | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Gilliam

The past five years have been long. They have been painful. But now, with the Supreme Court's decision to restore the right to marry here, California is the state we hoped it would be when we first arrived. It is a state full of possibility.

Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Halt Same-Sex Weddings

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court has rejected a petition from an anti-gay marriage group to halt same-sex weddings in California. Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., one of...

Speak Up With Jimmy: Victory Rally for Supreme Court Gay Marriage Rulings (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Rally attendees, including incoming Los Angeles city controller Ron Galperin, discuss their joyous reactions to the rulings and the return of same-sex marriage rights in California.

It Got Better: 10 Things That Changed Immediately After The Supreme Court Rulings

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court handed down two landmark gay rights rulings on Wednesday, striking down the Defense of Marriage Act -- a federal law that forbade th...

WATCH: How The World Reacted To Landmark SCOTUS Rulings

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court issued two landmark rulings on gay marriage, striking down the Defense of Marriage At and allowing same-sex marriages ...

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...

Bachmann: Supreme Court 'Attacked Our Constitution'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) railed against the Supreme Court on Wednesday, blasting the justices for declaring the Defense of Marriage Act unconst...

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, ...

Proposition 8 Timeline: From Discriminatory Start To Celebrated End

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

In a 5-4 decision Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled against the backers of California's Proposition 8 gay marriage ban. With the court's ruling, g...

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...

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...

Tomorrow Is Personal

Dustin Lance Black | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dustin Lance Black

Tomorrow's Supreme Court decision on marriage equality isn't just political. Each of us has a very personal reason that our stomach is filled with butterflies today. Here's mine.

Should the Supreme Court's Ruling on Gay Marriage Be the Same as Their Ruling on Interracial Marriage?

Matthew Johnson Harris | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Johnson Harris

Although Mark and I are not planning a wedding anytime soon, it is important that our government support and recognize that our love is as powerful and valuable as that of any heterosexual couple, just as it was for Mr. and Mrs. Loving despite their races.

How to Get Ready for the Supreme Court Ruling on Prop 8 (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

With no word from the Supreme Court on Prop 8 today, we now know that the ruling will come sometime next week. And then that's it: the final word, once and for all, on the constitutionality of California's marriage ban.

Major Supreme Court Rulings Loom

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: June 17 -- The Supreme Court did not issue any major decisions on Monday morning. The justices are scheduled to hand down more rulings on Thur...

AFER's Journey to the Day of Decision (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

How did we get here? It's been a long, winding road, starting with the passage of Prop 8 in 2008, and then the stunning announcement that David Boies and Ted Olson were teaming up to fight it, and then one victory after another, but still no resumption of marriage.

A Young Face in the Fight Against Prop 8: An Interview With Spencer Perry

Justin Maffett | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Justin Maffett

Spencer Perry, son of the Hollingsworth v. Perry plaintiffs, has proven himself to be a member of the next generation of young civil rights activists. Though he was only in eighth grade when California passed Prop 8, he sought to play whatever role he could in the fight for marriage equality.

Prop 8 Ruling Is Just Days Away (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

The Supreme Court has identified just three remaining days when they might issue their ruling. The deadline for the end of their term is at the end of June, so one way or another, we'll have that decision in a matter of days. And then what? Well, there are a variety of ways the court could rule.