| Jul 3, 2013
He cut his teeth in the Clinton White House and on California issues: the campaign to save Ahmanson Ranch, the fight for an oil extraction tax and funding for stem cell research. He raised money to elect Barack Obama. And then came Proposition 8. Chad...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:37 AM
The California Supreme Court's decision this week to reject an attempt to revive Proposition 8 does not bar future attempts to stop gay marriages, but the chance of any new bid succeeding appears dim.
The state high court's action Wednesday ended the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:25 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to revive Proposition 8, ending the last remaining legal challenge to same-sex marriage in the state.
Meeting in closed session, the state high court rejected arguments by...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Joining with counterparts from five other states and the District of Columbia, state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court implicitly arguing that California’s ban on racial preferences by state...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Paul Waters and Kevin Voecks were married June 17, 2008, among the first couples wed in California after the state Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. Their wedding, organized in just 12 days by Waters, was held on the lot of CBS Studio...
| May 15, 2013
| 9:32 PM
“The freedom to marry is spreading. So it's time for America's biggest, red-beard-iest prime-time couple to get hitched in front of millions of American viewers.” So reads part of the home page of a new campaign launched by ACLU Action to...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The issue of marriage quality is a hot topic among celebrities as the Supreme Court hears arguments in the case of California's Prop. 8, which bans gay marriage....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds According to POLITICO, Chief Justice John Roberts' lesbian cousin and her partner will be in attendance as the Supreme Court hears arguments on Prop 8 and DOMA this week. Here's the cousin's response when asked to predict......
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Like tens of thousands of other viewers, I was sitting at my job, watching the live posts on SCOTUSblog to hear how the Supreme Court would rule on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the California Prop 8 cases. Then, low and behold, we get the news:...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:42 PM
This article has been corrected. See note below.
Jan Mabie and Beth Syverson sat outside the courthouse in Santa Ana about 6:30 a.m. Monday, waiting for a marriage license.
By 8 a.m., Mabie, dressed in a green shirt and slacks, and Syverson, who...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:20 AM
In San Francisco, people literally danced in the streets when same-sex marriage was re-un-illegalized. In West Hollywood, couples waited in line for hours for the privilege of being married in a municipal building.
Burbank, however, met the demise of...