In Depth: SF City Attorney More Than Eager For Same-Sex Marriage DecisionPerhaps no one is anticipating the Supreme Court’s decision on Proposition 8 more than San Francisco City & County City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who looks back at the ups and downs on the issue of same-sex marriage.
Openly Gay Richmond Councilmember Surprised By Backlash Over Pride FlagThe first openly gay city council member in Richmond said she never expected a backlash from raising the rainbow gay pride flag at city hall, especially since it’s not the first time the flag has flown there.
Excruciating Wait For SCOTUS Decision On Prop. 8’s ConstitutionalityStill no decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on the legality of Proposition 8 and one member of Marriage Equality USA tells us how excruciating the wait has been.
KPIX 5 Poll: 48% Of Californians Want Prop 8 Overturned, 35% OpposedOn the eve of an expected U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on California’s Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban, a newly released KPIX-TV poll finds that only 35% of Californians feel the court should uphold the ban.
SF Mayor Celebrates Pride Month, Weighs In On Prop. 8 CaseSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee raised the LGBT rainbow flag at City Hall late Tuesday morning, ushering in Pride Month and optimism about an upcoming decision on marriage equality from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Bay Area Clerks' Offices Prepare For Supreme Court Verdict On Prop. 8County clerks' offices around the Bay Area are preparing to accommodate a potential influx of gay and lesbian couples lining up to tie the knot should Proposition 8 be overturned.
New State Laws May Sway Justices On Upcoming Prop. 8 RulingThe U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule by late June in two cases involving same-sex marriage. One is a challenge to California's voter-approved Proposition 8 that defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman.
Bay Area Law Professors Predict High Court Will Invalidate Prop. 8, DOMATwo Bay Area constitutional law professors predicted the U.S. Supreme Court will invalidate Proposition 8 and a key section of the federal Defense of Marriage Act. But they expect the rulings to be narrow, limited or splintered.
Supreme Court Skeptical Of Law Preventing Federal Benefits For GaysThe Supreme Court is indicating it could strike down the federal law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits for married people.
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California Same-Sex Marriage BanThe Supreme Court dove into a historic debate on gay rights Tuesday that could soon lead to resumption of same-sex marriage in California, but the justices signaled they may not be ready for a major national ruling on whether America's gays and lesbians have a right to marry.
5 Possible Outcomes Of The Proposition 8 HearingThe Supreme Court has the opportunity to issue a landmark ruling this year as it considers the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage.
KPIX Poll: Californians Support Gay Marriage, Want Prop. 8 OverturnedOn the eve of a U.S. Supreme Court hearing over California's Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban, a newly released KPIX-TV poll finds a majority of the state's residents support gay marriage and believe the nation's high court should overturn the law forbidding it.
Lesbian Cousin Of Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts To Attend Prop 8 ArgumentsA San Francisco woman says she and her lesbian partner will attend the gay marriage argument at the Supreme Court, courtesy of her cousin, Chief Justice John Roberts.
U.S. Supreme Court Set To Hear Arguments On California Same-Sex Marriage BanNearly four years after a constitutional challenge was quietly filed in federal court in San Francisco late on a Friday afternoon, California’s ban on same-sex marriage will go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Obama: Ending California Same-Sex Marriage Ban 'Profoundly Positive'Citing the principle of equality that drove the nation’s founding, President Barack Obama spoke out Friday against California’s ban on gay marriage and said the Supreme Court should strike it down.