For the second time, Ken Mehlman is leading a Supreme Court brief in support of marriage equality. The signatories include a number of officials from Romney’s 2012 campaign.
The year since the Supreme Court’s decisions in the cases challenging part of the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8 has been a whirlwind.
The new documentary tells the story of the lawsuit against California’s Proposition 8 by highlighting the two couples at the center of the case. A strong look at a key moment in the marriage equality movement.
However arresting and damning it feels to be called a bigot, I assure you, it is far more painful to endure bigotry itself.
In 2012, it was revealed Brendan Eich had made a personal $1,000 donation in support of California’s Prop 8 in 2008. His resignation comes in the wake of criticism from Mozilla employees, board members, and companies like OkCupid.
From nine to 18 states with marriage equality — with a Supreme Court win that changed the federal government’s treatment of those marriages in June — 2013 was a year of dramatic wins that began the march to the end of the marriage equality project.
In the five years since Prop. 8, attitudes about same-sex marriage have changed dramatically across the country and within the Mormon church. “I think it’s the best thing that happened to the LGBT community since Stonewall.”
“The petition for a writ of mandate is denied.”
A new video from the American Foundation for Equal Rights highlights the last week of June, from the Supreme Court to San Francisco and Los Angeles city halls.
How outlets in the most Republican and Democratic states covered the Supreme Court’s rulings last week on DOMA and Prop 8.
The Supreme Court ruled on Prop 8 and DOMA earlier this week, and now it’s Pride weekend in New York City.
Ain’t no party like a wedding party.
Because every historic day needs its meme.
Now that the Supreme Court has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act’s recognition, and effectively put an end to California’s Proposition 8 marriage amendment, some in California are starting to celebrate.
It’s been kind of a historic day. This is what that looked like.
Hop aboard this emotional roller coaster!
It’s been a long time coming.
Opponents to marriage equality find themselves dispirited in wake of Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Defense of Marriage Act.
“If I had to survive Thea, what a glorious way to do it, as she would be so pleased,” says the DOMA plaintiff.
Michele Bachmann wasn’t happy with the Supreme Court ruling in favor of gay marriage today. Nancy Pelosi gave a very curt answer when asked to comment on Bachmann’s statement.
“What are you looking for?”
Prop 8 was dismissed this morning, making this man’s proposal valid. Just try not to cry.
Though the Supreme Court’s decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act were made on the other side the country, San Francisco residents gathered together waiting for an answer.
Updated: The decisions are considered major victories for gay rights. Married same-sex couples will now be federally recognized in 13 states, plus D.C. “When all Americans are treated as equal, no matter who they are or whom they love, we are all more free,” Obama said.
Can we just get on with this already?
The sons of Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, one of the couples challenging California’s Prop 8 this year, have written a letter to both their moms for this special day.
Cindy McCain is joining the cast in a Phoenix production of “8,” Dustin Lance Black’s play dramatizing California’s Proposition 8 trial.