Same-sex marriage

Thousands Join Petition Asking SF Archbishop Not To Attend Traditional Marriage Rally

Thousands Join Petition Asking SF Archbishop Not To Attend Traditional Marriage Rally

Bay Area church and community leaders were delivering thousands petition signatures to San Francisco’s Catholic archbishop Tuesday, demanding that he skip an event celebrating traditional marriage.

06/17/2014

The Princes and The Treasure. A fairy tale children's book about same-sex marriage.

Children’s Fairy Tale Featuring Same-Sex Marriage And A Lesbian Princess Hits Bookshelves

Two princes fall in love, marry and are rescued by a lesbian princess in this new children’s fairy tale book that hit international bookshelves, major retailers and local libraries.

06/16/2014

Rev. Salvatore Cordileone

Mayor Lee Asks SF’s Archbishop To Refrain From Speaking At National March For Traditional Marriage

San Francisco’s Roman Catholic Archbishop is one of the headline speakers at a national march for traditional marriage next week in Washington, but local politicians are asking him not to go.

06/11/2014

Rick Imirowicz (L) and his husband Terrance Health hold hands to pose for a videographer after their wedding ceremony at All Souls Unitarian Church on the first day same-sex couples are legal to wed under a new law March 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. The District of Columbia has become the sixth in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A federal judge struck down Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage on Friday, but her decision resulted in confusion over whether gay couples could immediately be given marriage licenses.

06/06/2014

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San Mateo County To Vote On Creating First LGBTQ Commission In California

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote on a resolution June 3 to create a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Commission. If it passes, it’d be the first of its kind in California.

06/02/2014

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Oregon Gay Marriage Ban

State officials have said they’d be prepared to carry out same-sex marriages almost immediately, and couples lined up outside the county clerk’s office in Portland in anticipation of the decision.

05/19/2014

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

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