Articles Tagged With ‘gay marriage’

Gay Cal Poly student accuses Mike Winn of homophobia

Cal Poly professor and former and Nipomo CSD director, Mike Winn, told a queer student and diversity activist that gay marriage is a “grave moral mistake” and that gay people suffer in the afterlife, according to a Title IX discrimination... (Continue reading)

Blame Jerry Brown for no decision on constitutionality of gay marriage

OPINION By PETER SCHEER The Supreme Court has ducked the legal challenge to Prop 8, thereby avoiding a landmark ruling on one of the central constitutional claims of our time: the right of gays to marry, not just in California... (Continue reading)

Same sex couples’ Supreme Court victory

The Supreme Court came out in favor of gay marriage by voting to overturn a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act and letting stand a lower court ruling overturning California’s Proposition 8. [ChicagoTribune] “The principal purpose and the... (Continue reading)

California wineries courting gays

Sonoma and Napa Valley wineries are courting gay customers by coming out with labels in support of same sex marriage. [LA Weekly] The producers of Same Sex Meritage, a Sonoma grown red table wine that is sold in stores in... (Continue reading)

Californians now favor gay marriage

Nearly six in 10 voters in California favor legalization of gay marriage in the Golden State, according to a recent USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. (Los Angeles Times) That represents a radical change in attitudes statewide on the same-sex issue... (Continue reading)

High court eyes gay marriage

High-level legal arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the fate of this state’s Proposition 8 appear to be sharply dividing justices. (San Jose Mercury News) The voter-approved same-sex marriage ban marks the first time the high court has needed... (Continue reading)

Gay marriage gets high court look

California’s current ban on gay marriages will be scrutinized by the U.S. Supreme Court, which decided Friday it will review a legal challenge to the voter mandate. (Sacramento Bee) The high court will consider a prior decision by a federal... (Continue reading)

Gay marriage more acceptable to blacks

A majority of African Americans in this country now support gay marriage, a shift in attitude from just four years ago, according to the head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Ben Jealous. (San Francisco... (Continue reading)

Anti-gay marriage ban backers win one

Supporters of this state’s anti-gay marriage prohibition will be allowed to defend the ban in court after the California Supreme Court ruled unanimously in their favor Thursday. A legal challenge to Proposition 8, passed by voters in 2008, was halted... (Continue reading)

Judge to rule on status of gay marriage

Judge Vaughn Walker is scheduled to rule Thursday morning on whether or not gay marriage can resume in California. [LA Times] The federal jurist is deciding if a hold on gay marriage in the state should continue, following his recent... (Continue reading)