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Oh Mary!: LCR Demand Apology Over Gay Slur

By EDGE | May 6
Log Cabin Republicans (LCR) are calling on a Democratic congressman to remove and apologize for an opinion piece on his campaign website that used the term "Mary" in reference to his gay opponent, Republican Carl DeMaio.

Prop 8 Judge Says He Underwent Conversion Therapy in New Book

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 24
In an upcoming book by Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Jo Becker, U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker, who struck down California’s Proposition 8, revealed that he underwent conversion therapy when he was younger.

Prop 8 Lawyer’s Views on Gay Marriage Evolving

By Julie Pace | Apr 17
The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California’s ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.

Mozilla CEO Responds to Prop 8 Controversy

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 30
Mozilla’s new CEO has come under fire for donating $1,000 to support Proposition 8 in 2008 and responded to the controversy in a new blog post Wednesday.

Mozilla’s New CEO Support for Prop 8 Sparks Outrage

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 25
Software company Mozilla’s decision to hire a new CEO who donated to support California’s Prop 8 in 2008 has sparked a boycott.

HBO Holds Reception for Gay Couples Wed in Utah

By Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Jan 18
Though they are not considered legally married in Utah, several gay and lesbian couples were feted with a wedding celebration as part of HBO’s promotion of its upcoming documentary on gay marriage, "The Case Against 8."

Court Challenge Fails to Stop California Gay Marriages

By Paul Elias | Aug 15
The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to halt gay marriages in the state, leaving opponents of same-sex weddings few - if any - legal options to stop the unions.

California Court Rejects Bid to Stop Gay Marriages

Jul 23
California’s highest court refused Tuesday to block the state from sanctioning same-sex marriages while it considers a petition arguing that a voter-approved gay marriage ban remains valid in all but two counties.

San Diego County Clerk Seeks End to Gay Marriages

By Paul Elias | Jul 20
The San Diego County clerk has asked the state Supreme Court to stop gay marriages. Ernest Dronenburg Jr. urged the state high court to immediately halt same-sex weddings while it considers his legal arguments that gay marriages remain illegal in CA.

Calif. Court Declines to Stop Gay Marriages

Jul 15
The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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