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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Liza Minnelli silenced, but for a good reason

    "Journalists ... know perfectly well that it is almost impossible to consider their activities for any period of time without laughing out loud." -- Alexander Cockburn LIZA MINNELLI is the latest big star to step forward and support the NOH8 Campaign....
  • Prop. 8 legal team joins fight against Virginia's gay marriage ban

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A Los Angeles-based gay rights group that launched the federal challenge of Proposition 8 has hired high-powered attorneys Theodore B. Olson and David Boies to challenge Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage. The American Foundation...
  • Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris takes aim at another law she doesn't like

    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...
  • Skelton: Transgender issue could be headed for ballot

    Skelton: Transgender issue could be headed for ballot
    Five years ago, the major social issue on the ballot was Proposition 8, the ballot initiative that banned gay marriage in California until it was invalidated by the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year. Next year, it may be a referendum on a new law...
  • Looking Out: Poll finds overwhelming support for LGBT employment nondiscrimination law

    Looking Out: Poll finds overwhelming support for LGBT employment nondiscrimination law
    Due to the government shutdown, progress on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) -- which would ban discrimination in hiring based on gender identity or sexual orientation -- has stalled. But when things get back to normal in Washington, LGBT...
  • 'Ender's Game' producer: Don't throw out baby with the bath water

    In its bid at franchise-hood, “Ender’s Game” has been dinged by a number of factors, including a campaign by human rights groups to boycott the movie because of author Orson Scott Card’s anti-gay politics. But Roberto Orci, a...
  • 'Boobies,' the courts and free speech

    Forty-four years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that students in public schools don't "shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate." A federal appeals court last week offered an expansive — but...
  • Commentary: 'Sanctity of marriage' goes beyond gender

    Over the last several years, the phrase "the sanctity of marriage" has been used as part of an artillery of weaponry to battle equality and keep gays and lesbians from getting married. Since June, with the exception of a couple of random shots fired,...
  • A 'thanks' list for Thanksgiving

    A 'thanks' list for Thanksgiving
    One hundred and fifty years ago, with the country still torn by civil war, President Lincoln issued a proclamation calling for all Americans to observe a common day "of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens." That'...
  • Pool mappers dive deep into L.A.'s blue backyard oases

    Pool mappers dive deep into L.A.'s blue backyard oases
    German graphic designer Benedikt Gross was flying into Los Angeles for the first time when he gazed out the jetliner's window and was mesmerized by the hundreds of shimmering blue swimming pools tiling the landscape below. The image of all those...
  • 9th Circuit to allow live video of hearings in major cases

    9th Circuit to allow live video of hearings in major cases
    SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals announced Monday that this month it will become the first federal appeals court in the country to use its technology to provide live video coverage of hearings on major cases. “The 9th...