The Justice Department’s amicus brief joins other ones opposed to Prop 8, including one from 75 pro-equality Republicans. This leaves a lot of questions: namely, what took them so long?
With groups that oppose gay marriage finding it hard to find money to do so, the tide may be more decisively turning in gay rights’ favor.
Watch Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Chris Colfer, George Takei, Jamie Lee Curtis and so many other famous people performing the Prop 8 Play!
Just kidding, we have to wait even longer before Prop 8 goes to the Supreme Court.
In case you were worried we hadn’t spent enough time discussing Judge Walker’s gayness.
The state Supreme Court has ruled that Protect Marriage has legal standing to appeal Judge Walker’s Prop 8 decision.
“Is opposition to gay marriage by itself proof of bigotry? No. But is far too much of the opposition largely fueled by prejudice? Yes.”
They might get to keep “the precious power” of voter initiatives, but we might get marriage.
Prop 8 is going to the California Supreme Court today, and our Legal Eagle is here to tell you what it all means.
We won a thing in California again! However if we hadn’t won THIS thing, I’d probably be screaming from my eyeballs right now. Real loud.
This is right up there with “the most offensive things you a-holes have done to us.”
Judge James Ware was appointed to fill the spot that Judge Vaughn Walker (of Prop 8 Trial fame) left when he retired. Except who even is this guy?
Your recap of the Prop 8 hearing is here! It took a while to get to you but that’s because Charles Cooper’s ears are just too weird, that and his terrible legal arguments kept throwing us off. Anyhow let’s talk about the future of gay marriage in California!
The original Prop 8 case wasn’t televised, but the hearing on whether or not Prop 8 should ultimately be repealed will be.
Judge Walker, our collective judicial heartthrob, has announced that he’ll be leaving the bench at the end of this year in a decision he says has nothing to do with Proposition 8.
The stay on same-sex marriages in California has been extended at least until December. Take a deep breath and hold on tight.
11. Are You There, Marriage? It’s Me, Disenfranchised Gay Person
On Friday afternoon something special happened: Republican Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger said that he thinks gay people should be allowed to get married right now! Not everybody agrees with him, though.
By now you’ve probably heard about Prop 8, right? You’ve probably raised a glass or shed a tear or hugged a puppy, maybe you even told your mom. Wondering what it really means and what’s next? Well good news! Everyone’s favorite resident law expert, Autostraddle Legal Correspondent Jessica is here to explain the ins and outs of the ruling so you can know exactly what to say when you’re gloating to your smack-talking relatives on facebook.
Did you read the Prop 8 Trial recaps? Even if you didn’t, you’ll LOVE the highlights from this 138-page ruling, it’s everything you’ve ever wanted to hear w/r/t your rights and the other side’s ridiculousness. Riese let me write this post because it’s easier than you reading the whole thing and cheaper than me going to therapy.
Judge Walker’s ruling on the constitutionality of California’s anti-gay Proposition 8 was handed down today: we give you the rundown, and ask for your thoughts. HOLY FUCKING SHIT, DID WE ACTUALLY JUST WIN?