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Marriage Equality California

Vindication for the Long Fight for Marriage Equality

Mark_Levine | Posted 08.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark_Levine

In 1999, we were only two gay men, one lesbian and one straight guy. We founded Marriage Equality California to fight against the Knight Initiative (later Proposition 22), a plan by a California state legislator to put on the ballot an initiative to prevent his own son from marrying.

Marriage Equality In California... And Beyond!

Renata Moreira | Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Renata Moreira

There my fiancée Lori and I were, having exchanged rings and promised to each other that we would spend the rest of our lives together. But suddenly a wave of fear and anxiety washed over me. I couldn't help but question whether we were ready to face the formidable odds ahead of us.

How Far We Have Come

Mark_Levine | Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Mark_Levine

We still have a lot of work to do, but when the president finally openly affirms that gay and lesbian Americans should have the same rights under the law that straight women and men enjoy, it seems OK, for just a day, to celebrate, sit back, and reflect on how far we have come.

Marriage Equality: Which Video Defines It Best? (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Courage Campaign, a California-based progressive organizing network, is advancing efforts to achieve marriage equality in the Golden State and acr...

Gay Marriage Fight: Proposition 8 Trial Pauses, But Not For Ruling

The New York Times | Jesse McKinley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Testimony concluded Wednesday in the first stage of the federal trial over the fate of Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marr...