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The original Prop 8 case wasn’t televised, but the hearing on whether or not Prop 8 should ultimately be repealed will be.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.
This excerpt announces new efforts from strange people to repeal Prop 8 for everyone except like 4 people, make homosexuality illegal in Montana, and vote in favor of DADT.
Surprise! An extremist right-wing group is trying to strong-arm Jerry Brown and Arnold Schwarzenegger into defending Prop 8! But nobody has stronger arms than Arnold, don’t they know that? Also: international gay news including gay adoption in Australia and your Gay Republicans update.
The stay on same-sex marriages in California has been extended at least until December. Take a deep breath and hold on tight.
Rachel Maddow is getting tired of waiting for this Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal, and she wants President Obama to know it. Also, Target’s still not back in gays’ good graces, the future of Prop 8 and musings on the reasons why the h8ers hated the trial so much, as well as an alert on the latest crazed commie pinko homosexual Obama appointee who will bring the end times upon us.
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.
Ahh Fox News and their polls. Let’s use our POWER OF THE INTERNET to really make our voices heard. Go here and vote “yes” (or really vote however you’d like, but I’m assuming you’ll pick ‘yes’?) Here’s the poll: Did Judge Make Right Call In Gay Marriage Case? Yes — Prop. 8 violates the Constitution. […]
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?
Judge Walker will announce his decision this afternoon, so check back with us! Also, Prop 8 supporters are already trying to prevent even the chance of gays getting married, should Vaughn overrule Prop 8.
New analysis of the Proposition 8 vote from 2008 shows that the ridiculous Yes On 8 TV ads had more of an effect than anyone first thought. And the results weren’t as close as it appeared, either. We’ve got a lot more work to do.
This weekend, a district judge in Arizona reversed a ruling that would have denied domestic partner benefits to the gays and lesbians of the entire state. In honor of his decision, we investigate what exactly an activist judge is, and why they make us feel so warm and fuzzy.
Hey, everyone, 8: The Mormon Proposition goes on sale today. Autostraddle officially thinks that this is a Very Important Movie. And we have a deal for you! If you purchase your copy through this link, you can get a second copy free!
We review the new eye-opening documentary, 8: The Mormon Proposition and give you the Top 8 most ridiculous moments. Be afraid homos. Be very afraid.
We recap last night’s press conference on the Prop 8 Trial’s closing arguments and affirm our personal feeling that we’ve got this sh*t in the bag, amirite? Also; Stonewall Uprising, Boy Scouts still hate gays, Rachel Maddow on the oil spill and lesbians raise better kids.
Are you ready to get this Prop 8 thing taken care of once and for all? SO ARE WE. We recap today’s closing arguments on the Prop 8 trial on gay marriage in California, with characteristic Autostraddle style and class.
Judge Walker will begin hearing closing arguments in the Prop 8 trial today. Oh, and the Prop 8 supporters are going to ask him to expand the reach of the ban. Catch yourself up so we can process everything tomorrow!