Same-sex marriage

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)

California Supreme Court Rejects Clerk’s Bid To Stop Same-Sex Marriages

For the second time in eight days, California’s highest court again refused Tuesday to block same-sex marriages in the state.

07/23/2013

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

Most Bay Area Clerks Dispute New Challenge By Same-Sex Marriage Foes

Twenty-four county clerks, including several from the Bay Area, weighed in with the California Supreme Court on Monday to say they believe they should continue licensing same-sex marriages, which resumed in the state three weeks ago.

07/22/2013

A supporter of same-sex marriage waves a pride flag in front of San Francisco City Hall before the announcement of the results of the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Diego County Clerk Seeks End To Gay Marriages

In a petition filed Friday, clerk Ernest Dronenburg Jr. argued that same-sex marriages remain illegal in California despite a U.S. Supreme Court’s decision widely regarded as authorizing gay weddings.

07/19/2013

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

California’s County Clerks Meet Over Same-Sex Marriages

Clerks from most of California’s 58 counties are meeting in Redwood Shores this week with what to do about same-sex marriages and licenses on the agenda.

07/19/2013

Supporters applaud as same-sex couple Sandy Stier (2R) and Kris Perry (R) prepare to get married at San Francisco City Hall by California Attorney General Kamala Harris on June 28, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Supreme Court Declines Request To Stop Same-Sex Marriages

The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

07/15/2013

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

Prop 8 Sponsors Ask California High Court To Stop Same-Sex Marriages

Opponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

07/12/2013

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

SF Supe Begins Saying Pledge Of Allegiance After DOMA Struck Down

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim said the Pledge of Alliance for the first time at the start of Tuesday’s board meeting in what she said was a response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling last month to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

07/10/2013

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Same-Sex Couple Gets Married Live On Bay Area Morning Radio Show

Same-sex couple, Cameron & Chris Day tied the knot live on the air at Alice@97.3’s Sarah And Vinnie Morning Show…

07/09/2013

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Same-Sex Marriages Keeping Santa Clara County Officials Busy

Santa Clara County was gearing up for another week of same-sex marriages days after what is believed to be the county’s busiest day ever for issuing marriage licenses, officials said.

07/08/2013

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

Same-Sex Weddings Resume Throughout California

Monday was the first chance for all but a handful of the state’s same-sex couples to wed since 2008, when about 18,000 marriages went forward during a brief legal window before a voter-approved ban.

07/01/2013

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