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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns under fire for supporting Prop. 8

    Just days after taking the job, Brendan Eich has resigned as chief executive of Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, after coming under fire for his 2008 support of Proposition 8, the California constitutional amendment that disallowed the marriage of same-...
  • Gavin Newsom for lieutenant governor

    Gavin Newsom for lieutenant governor
    The most important responsibility of California's lieutenant governor is simply to be there, to wait around just in case the governor should die, resign or become incapacitated. That doesn't make for a very busy day-to-day schedule, but then, this is...
  • Alaska actually wants to use the Jim Crow approach in defending its gay marriage ban

    Alaska actually wants to use the Jim Crow approach in defending its gay marriage ban
    States that try to defend their bans on same-sex marriage have a couple of stock arguments that they tend to fall back on. One is that gay marriage harms traditional heterosexual marriage, an assertion that failed in California’s Proposition 8 trial...
  • Gay marriage supporters, opponents alike eager for Supreme Court ruling

    Gay marriage supporters, opponents alike eager for Supreme Court ruling
    After fighting state by state for more than 20 years, the same-sex marriage movement is riding an extraordinary wave of legal victories as the Supreme Court prepares to decide whether gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry nationwide....
  • Looking Out: Same-sex marriage may be headed back to the Supreme Court

    Looking Out: Same-sex marriage may be headed back to the Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court is meeting on Monday for the first time since June, and could make a decision to hear a new same-sex marriage case. On the justices' agenda for the closed-door conference are appeals to cases in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia...
  • Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon

    Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon
    Over the last year, lower federal court judges have removed most of the suspense from the questions of whether and when the Supreme Court might rule marriage equality to be a federal constitutional right. In case after case, in red states and blue, judges...
  • Wasserman Schultz, Hastings mark June as lesbian, gay pride month

    Wasserman Schultz, Hastings mark June as lesbian, gay pride month
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, and U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, are marking June as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender pride month. From Wasserman Schultz: This June, we...
  • Your LGBT guide to Maryland Film Festival 2014

    Your LGBT guide to Maryland Film Festival 2014
    The 2014 Maryland Film Festival takes place May 7-11 around the Station North Arts District and other Baltimore area locations. The festival traditionally highlights international features, topical documentaries, local works and several shorts programs,...
  • Sheila Kuehl seeks a legislative encore with L.A. supervisor bid

    Sheila Kuehl seeks a legislative encore with L.A. supervisor bid
    It was 1959 when Sheila Kuehl, an 18-year-old UCLA student, first fell in love with a woman. For a year, Kuehl stashed daily letters from her in a dresser drawer at her Westwood sorority house. One day, Kuehl walked into the sorority den and was stunned...
  • Prop. 8 needed to be defended

    Re "Bad initiatives make bad law," Opinion, April 27 Whether you agree or disagree with the premise of Proposition 8, the 2008 California same-sex marriage ban, is irrelevant. We elect public officials to enforce the will of the people. The attorney...
  • Pasadena college sorry for rescinding Dustin Lance Black invitation

    Pasadena college sorry for rescinding Dustin Lance Black invitation
    There is something so odd about the way that Pasadena City College handled a commencement speaker invitation to Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black that the controversy seemed at first like a belated April Fool’s joke....