Tag: Prop 8
Today in 2012, President Obama became the first sitting president to endorse marriage equality, starting to make LGBT rights part of the Obama legacy
The 9th Circuit judge passed away at age 87, but he leaves behind a legacy of beating back conservatism’s intrusion into American lives
Howard Nielson is one of Donald Trump’s judicial nominees — though you may remember him as the man who argued gay judges shouldn’t hear gay cases in 2013
Thomas Monson, the virulently homophobic President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, has died of old age at 90
Gay Republican activist Fred Karger wants the IRS to revoke the Mormon Church’s tax-exempt status, but history shows us that it’s a longshot.
Gay blog readers couldn’t believe their eyes last week after the sponsors of California’s same-sex marriage ban filed to have Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional overturned. Why? Because he maybe one day might potentially wish to marry his same-sex partner in California, maybe. We weren’t having[…]
Things are looking mighty desperate for the bigots across the gay marriage pond. The Associate Press reports: The sponsors of California’s same-sex marriage ban said Monday that the recent disclosure by the federal judge who struck down Proposition 8 that he is in a long-term relationship with another man has[…]
Matt Baume has your Prop 8 updates in the final weekly This Week In Prop 8 video post. The clip is a bit lengthy, by the first minute or two is a wonderful little piece of snark. What goes around comes around, homophobes! We’re anxiously looking forward to the reveal[…]
Last month California LGBT couples petitioned the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to lift the stay preventing same-sex marriage licenses from being issued while the constitutionality of Prop 8 is decided upon by the state’s Supreme Court. The couples argued that since Prop8 was already ruled unconstitutional, that a[…]
Stop8.org‘s Matt Baume brings us all up to date on the top stories in the fight for marriage equality in his This Week In Prop 8 program. Be a good gay and get informed about the battles for your rights going on right now across the country. Thanks, Matt!