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Prop 8 Decision

The End of Prop 8: Psychological Pride Is National Pride

John Tsilimparis | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
John Tsilimparis

The Supreme Court's ruling on Tuesday to lift Prop 8 in California means that now same-sex marriages can get all federal benefits that heterosexual marriages can. But it also means that we got a needed boost in the future emotional prosperity for all Americans.

WATCH: Major Prop 8 Player Proposes On Steps Of Courthouse

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.26.2013 | Gay 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, ...

LOOK: Women Celebrate SCOTUS Decisions On Twitter

Posted 06.26.2013 | Women

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8 are officially dead. Love is love, everyone. After months of speculation over how these two l...

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...

California Gay Marriage Ban Headed To The Supreme Court

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 08.05.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Gay marriage took another step Tuesday on its march to the U.S. Supreme Court, when a federal appeals court that struck down Cal...

California's Gay Marriage Ban Headed For The Supreme Court

Reuters | Peter Henderson and Dan Levine | Posted 08.05.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, June 5 (Reuters) - The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way on Tuesday for the U.S. Supreme Court to consider California's...

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...

Prop 8 Backers Challenge Decision

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — The backers of California's same-sex marriage ban petitioned a federal appeals court Tuesday to review a split decision by three...

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.

Court of Appeals Prop 8 Ruling -- Treating Marriage as a License, Not a Sacrament

Katherine Franke | Posted 04.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Katherine Franke

There's much to celebrate about the 9th Circuit's ruling confirming the lower court finding that Prop. 8 was unconstitutional. The ruling amounts to a pretty definitive slap down of the Boies and Olsen strategy in litigating the case.

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...

Proposition 8 Case Faces Unclear Path Ahead

AP | By LISA LEFF | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- Conservative critics like to point out that the federal appeals court that just declared California's same-sex marriage ban to be unc...

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...

Mike Sacks

Prop 8 Rests Wrongly On Dislike Of Gays, 9th Circuit Rules | Mike Sacks | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Same-sex marriage continued its march to the Supreme Court on Tuesday as a federal appeals court in San Francisco struck down California...

Why California's Gay Couples STILL Can't Get Married

Bernadette Coveney Smith | Posted 04.08.2012 | Weddings
Bernadette Coveney Smith

The Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the unconstitutionality of Proposition 8 today in California. That's a very good thing. But don't rush off to get married quite yet...

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?

Politicians React To Prop 8 Ruling

Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Proposition 8, California's same-sex marriage ban, is unconstitutional and the decision prompted an outp...

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...