Tech companies strutted their pride Sunday as Apple, Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Uber and hundreds other high-tech employees came out in full force for the 45th Annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had some choice words to include in his dissent on the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Gay rights supporters cheered, danced and wept outside the court when the decision was announced. Here in California, liberal politicians took to Twitter to celebrate the momentous news.
No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies
the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice,
and family. In forming a marital union, two people become
something greater than once they were. As some of
the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage
embodies a love that may endure even past death. It
would misunderstand these men and women to say they
disrespect the idea of marriage. Their plea is that they do
respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its
fulfillment for themselves. Their hope is not to be condemned
to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization’s
oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the
eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right
In a sweeping historic ruling, the Supreme Court gave same-sex couples the right to marry under the Constitution.
The future of gay marriage depends on a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected Friday or more likely Monday, and as the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community and opposing conservatives anxiously await the ruling, there are 5 things everyone might want to know beforehand.
With a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage expected any day now, gay couples in states with bans are making wedding plans, courthouse officials are getting ready for different scenarios and steadfast foes are working on their strategies to keep up the opposition.
Supreme Court Rules Against Abercombie & Fitch For Denying Job To Muslim Woman Wearing Black Headscarf
The headscarf, or hijab, violated the company’s strict dress code for employees who work in its retail stores.
Both sides argued their case to the U.S. Supreme Court on the gay-marriage restrictions in four states on Tuesday. The final ruling in the case could legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.
Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court.