May 26, 2009

Indy's Prop 8 Protest - A Recap

Filed by Zac Hart | May 26, 2009 | 9:30 PM | comments

I'm sure you've all seen the pictures that were rolling in all afternoon from the protest challenging Prop 8 being upheld in California. Figured I'd add some higher quality pictures (10.1 megapixels, baby!) and give everyone some of the highlights...Read More

We Lost... For Now

Filed by Sara Whitman | May 26, 2009 | 7:30 PM | comments

I have never been a graceful loser. I have, however, learned a few things about patience and strategy in my life that has made losing a little easier to take. The California court ruled to keep some marriages, take away...Read More

Equality California says go back to the ballot in 2010

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 26, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

I'm trying to pull together a wide selection of reactions to the Prop 8 ruling - - but this just landed in my email and I wanted to share it right away. This is from Equality California Executive Director Geoff...Read More

California's Prop 8: Limited Edition Married Gays, Still Separate and NOT EQUAL

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 26, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

My head is spinning. After the long wait, the decision on Prop 8 has come. It was something my husband and I were watching very closely, since we are 1 of the 18,000 couples married in California while it was...Read More

Indianapolis Day of Decision protest

Filed by Bil Browning | May 26, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Slideshow after the jump. Bilerico-Indiana contributor Zac Hart (pictured: top) has a running photostream of the Indianapolis Day of Decision rally on that site....Read More

Who I'm fighting for - the love of my life

Filed by Zac Hart | May 26, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

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WIBC has joined us and we'll be on the 5pm news

Filed by Zac Hart | May 26, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

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Great signs!

Filed by Zac Hart | May 26, 2009 | 3:15 PM | comments

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Prop 8 reaction from South LA

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 26, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

The room at the Lucy Florence Café in South Los Angeles was packed with reporters listening to prayers from religious leaders from across the religious spectrum. At 10 o'clock - the room fell still until a reporter announced the ruling...Read More

Indy Prop 8 rally

Filed by Zac Hart | May 26, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Starting small but hopefully picking up momentum....Read More

California Court upholds Prop 8

Filed by Father Tony | May 26, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Wake up, South Florida. If you don't make some noise, you will never have what was just lost in California, where at least the 18,000 gay marriages that were made before Prop8 are still valid. Here is the ruling in...Read More

United We Mourn, United We Stand

Filed by Kate Kendell | May 26, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Today, the California Supreme Court diminished its legacy as a champion of equality. By upholding Prop 8, an initiative that stripped the right to marry from same-sex couples in California, the Court's decision has undermined the central principle that all...Read More

California Supreme Court Upholds Proposition 8

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 26, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Updated below the jump The California Supreme Court just ruled that Prop 8 is a fully legal amendment to the constitution. Watch out for your rights, other minorities, because they're all up for a vote now. Same-sex marriages that were...Read More

Prop 8: Edge of My Seat

Filed by Sara Whitman | May 26, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Anyone else on the edge of their seat? In a half hour, a decision from the Supreme Court of California will be announced. Will there be violence, regardless of the ruling? How will this change the tenor of the Supreme...Read More

What will marriage equality supporters do during the Prop 8 rallies?

Filed by Pam Spaulding | May 26, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

As we await the 1PM ET ruling on the constitutionality of Prop 8, here is a thoughtful piece by Christopher Geidner@ Law Dork. He discusses the forthcoming Prop 8 ruling by the California Supreme Court and the possible reactions in...Read More

Memorial Day with the family

Filed by Cathy Renna | May 26, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

My family ended up having the most " traditional" Memorial Day I could think of - completely unplanned. While visiting a cousin in Fallas Church, Virginia we decided to take in the the local fair and parade. It was like...Read More

Obama nominates Sonia Sotomayor for Supreme Court

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 26, 2009 | 10:20 AM | comments

Updated after the jump Obama just announced that he nominates Sonia Sotomayor to replace Souter on the Supreme Court later this year. I'm elated by his decision here on civil rights and civil liberties issues, but I'm not finding much...Read More

Prop 8 protests: The Day of Decision

Filed by Bil Browning | May 26, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

Today is the day - the day we find out whether or not California's Proposition 8 will be allowed to stand. California's Supreme Court will announce it's decision at 1pm Eastern - 10am Pacific. We'll update with the news as...Read More

Jesus Christ took away my Sin Freedom

Filed by Zac Hart | May 26, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

(Please note this article was written BEFORE the official decision by the CA Supreme Court was released. Any views expressed in this entry may not hold true depending on whether Prop8 is upheld or not) Today is D-Day for the...Read More


California Marriage Equality: First Opinion

Filed by Ed Team | May 26, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Affording same-sex couples access only to the separate institution of domestic partnership, and denying such couples access to the established institution of marriage, properly must be viewed as impinging upon the right of those couples to have their family relationship...Read More

Best heterosexual wedding video?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 26, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Brian & Eileen's Wedding Music Video. from LOCKDOWN projects on Vimeo. Hopefully our brothers and sisters in California will have the same chance to make one of these videos after the Supreme Court rules this afternoon. This wedding video from...Read More