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Lawyers David Boies (L) and Theodore B. Olson (R)  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images  for American Foundation for Equal Rights)

Legal Rivals Tell Cal Grads How They Teamed Up To Defeat Prop 8

The two lawyers who teamed up to defeat California’s same-sex marriage urged future members of their profession to take a lesson from their unlikely alliance.

05/10/2014

Charles J. Cooper (Cooper & Kirk)

Lawyer Who Argued To Ban CA Same-Sex Marriage Shifts View After Learning Stepdaughter Is Gay

The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California’s ban on gay marriage learned during his handling of the case that one of his children is gay. Now Charles Cooper says his own view of same-sex marriage is evolving.

04/17/2014

OkCupid.com CEO Sam Yagan. (OkCupid)

Before Mozilla Exec’s Donation To Prop 8, OkCupid.com CEO Also Donated To Anti-Gay Candidate

The CEO of dating service OkCupid.com, which urged customers not to use Mozilla’s Firefox browser because of the Mozilla CEO’s past support of Proposition 8, once donated to an anti-gay congressman, according to a report.

04/08/2014

Bob Sodervick waves a gay pride flag outside of San Francisco City Hall June 17, 2008 in San Francisco, California. Same-sex couples throughout California are rushing to get married as counties begin issuing marriage license after a State Supreme Court ruling to allow same-sex marriage.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mormon Church Leadership Reaffirms Opposition To Same-Sex Marriage

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ stance on homosexuality has softened in recent years, but this marks the second consecutive conference in which leaders took time to emphasize the faith’s insistence that marriage should be limited to unions between a man and a woman, as God created.

04/07/2014

Former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich (Mozilla Foundation)

Mozilla CEO Resignation Over Gay Marriage Stance Raises Free-Speech Issues

The resignation of Mozilla’s CEO amid outrage that he supported an anti-gay marriage campaign is prompting concerns about how Silicon Valley’s strongly liberal culture might quash the very openness that is at the region’s foundation.

04/04/2014

Former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich (Mozilla Foundation)

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Resigns After Backlash Over Support For Prop 8 Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Mozilla Chief Executive Officer Brendan Eich has resigned his post after revelations of his prior support for California’s doomed same-sex marriage ban created a backlash among Mozilla employees.

04/03/2014

A protest message greets users on OkCupid.com using a Firefox browser. (CBS)

Dating Website Discourages Firefox Users Over Mozilla CEO Support Of Same-Sex Marriage Ban

An online dating site is asking its customers not to use the Firefox browser made by Mountain View-based Mozilla as a protest against Mozilla’s new chief executive over his prior support of California’s gay marriage ban.

03/31/2014

Gay Couples Wed As California Lifts Stay on Same-Sex Marriages After Supreme Court Ruling

Florida Gays Sue To Force Recognition Of Marriages From California, Other States

Eight gay couples and the American Civil Liberties Union have sued the state of Florida, arguing it is discriminating against the couples by not recognizing same-sex marriages performed in California and other states where the unions are legal.

03/13/2014

File photo of a same-sex couple getting married in San Francisco City Hall in February 2004. (CBS)

San Francisco Marks 10 Years Since Gavin Newsom Granted First Same-Sex Marriage License

Wednesday marks 10 years since the first same-sex marriages took place in San Francisco City Hall. One of the first couples who got married, along with then-Mayor Gavin Newsom, look back on the decade since the “Winter of Love.”

02/12/2014

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

KCBS Cover Story: Two Different Paths For Two Bay Area Same-Sex Couples

Some couples have been in the spotlight, fighting for the legalization of same-sex marriage, while others have laid back, living a fairly normal life in the Bay Area.

02/12/2014

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