Same-sex marriage

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

Brandon Styles and Kevin Masek (Brandon Styles)

Santa Clara Couple Makes Statement With Marriage At Grammys

A Bay Area couple was among the 33 which said “I do” during the Grammy Award show Sunday night. Music’s biggest night turned into Brandon Styles and Kevin Masek’s biggest day.

01/29/2014

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California Clears Same-Sex Weddings For Prison Inmates

California prison officials have confirmed that inmates can get married to someone of the same sex under certain conditions.

09/03/2013

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

California’s High Court Rejects Bid To Revive Prop. 8

Wednesday’s order appears to bring an end, at least for the time being, to efforts by supporters of the 2008 voter initiative to stop gay and lesbian weddings in California.

08/14/2013

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