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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
California prison officials have confirmed that inmates can get married to someone of the same sex under certain conditions.
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.
As promised, San Diego County Clerk Ernest Dronenburg asked the California Supreme Court Monday to dismiss a lawsuit in which he asked the panel to stop same-sex marriages in the state.