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Thousands Celebrate Gay Rights, Marriage At Pride Parade In San Francisco

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in downtown San Francisco to watch the city’s 43rd annual Pride Parade, and the crowd had even more to celebrate than in previous years

06/30/2013

Same-sex couple Sue Rochman (L) and Robin Romdalvik (R) stand with their son Maddox Rochman-Romdalvik as they await the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco.

San Francisco Marries Hundreds Of Same Sex-Sex Couples During Weekend

Only days after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a 2010 injunction blocking same-sex marriages, the San Francisco county clerk’s office has issued 563 same-sex marriage licenses and recorded 479 same-sex marriages.

06/30/2013

Rainbow flags line the courtyard at San Francisco's City Hall (credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Kennedy Denies Motion To Halt Gay Marriage In California

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has denied a request from Proposition 8 supporters in California to halt the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in the state.

06/30/2013

Same-sex couple Jen and Francis Rainin react during their wedding at San Francisco's City Hall after the 9th Circuit Court lifted the stay on same-sex marriage in California, immediately sending a flurry of soon-to-be married couples to City Hall.  Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Despite New Effort To Halt Same-Sex Marriage, Over 100 Couples Wed In San Francisco

Over 100 same-sex couples wed at San Francisco City Hall Saturday as clerks continued issuing marriage licenses one day after a federal appeals court cleared the way for the state of California to immediately lift a 4-year freeze.

06/29/2013

Same-sex couple Sandy Stier (L) and Kris Perry wave after they were married at San Francisco City Hall by California Attorney General Kamala Harris on June 28, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prop. 8 Supporters File Court Motion To Halt Same-Sex Weddings In California

Lawyers for the sponsors of California’s same-sex marriage ban, Proposition 8, filed an emergency motion Saturday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule a federal appeals court that on Friday freed the state to resume issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.

06/29/2013

Pink Triangle

Pink Triangle Goes Up On Twin Peaks In San Francisco

Nearly 200 people spent Saturday morning affixing 175 bright pink tarps with 5,000 steel spikes to create a symbolic pink triangle that stretches nearly an acre of Twin Peaks in San Francisco.

06/29/2013

Same-sex couple Sandy Stier (C) and Kriss Perry (R) are married at San Francisco City Hall by California Attorney General Kamala Harris on June 28, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fed Court OKs Immediate Gay Marriages In California; SF Conducts 1st

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, filed an order late Friday afternoon allowing same-sex marriages to resume in California immediately. At San Francisco City Hall, officials quickly conducted California’s first same-sex marriage ceremony.

06/28/2013

Pride Flag (credit: Ludovic Bertron/Wikipedia Commons)

Larger Crowds Expected At SF Pride After Prop. 8, DOMA Rulings

This weekend’s Pride celebration in San Francisco is expected to be an even bigger party this year, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decisions on same-sex marriage.

06/27/2013

A couple celebrates upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act at City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Calif. Same-Sex Marriage Gets A Supreme Court Win; SF Celebrates

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that backers of Proposition 8, California’s ban of same-sex marriage, had no right to appeal a federal court ruling that overturned it. As a result, same-sex marriage can resume in California.

06/26/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court  in Washington, DC.  (Jewel Samada/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Defense Of Marriage Act

The high court invalidated the federal Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday that has prevented married gay couples from receiving a range of tax, health and retirement benefits that are generally available to married people. The vote was 5-4.

06/26/2013

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