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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • O.C. to issue same-sex marriage licenses on Monday, not Saturday

    The Orange County clerk-recorder will not be open Saturday to issue same-sex marriage licenses. The office will begin performing gay marriages Monday, during its normal business hours. The Times incorrectly reported that the clerk-recorder would open...
  • Gay marriage: Couples from across state descend on San Francisco

    Gay marriage: Couples from across state descend on San Francisco
    San Francisco will resume performing gay marriages Saturday morning, and officials are bracing for big crowds. Line for marriage licenses at San Francisco City Hall beginning to grow Saturday morning after #prop8 ruling. @LANow pic.twitter.com/...
  • Long lines for gay marriage in California

    Long lines for gay marriage in California
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The first full day of gay marriages in California since the Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex nuptials in the state brought lines to San Francisco City Hall and a festive mood to the city on gay pride weekend. But there...
  • Gay couple tie the knot after 50 years together

    Gay couple tie the knot after 50 years together
    When Tom Rothgiesser was looking for an apartment in San Francisco five decades ago, he was rejected because he wanted to live with his male partner, George Lucas. "We don't want want your kind here," the landlord said. Rothgiesser didn't push it....
  • Legal experts disagree over petition to stop same-sex marriages

    Legal experts disagree over petition to stop same-sex marriages
    UC Davis law professor Vikram Amar said the chance of the Supreme Court intervening to stop same-sex marriages in California was “pretty low” after backers of Proposition 8 filed an emergency petition Saturday with the court calling for a halt...
  • Harvey Milk's nephew hails gay marriage decisions

    Harvey Milk's nephew hails gay marriage decisions
    Stuart Milk, the nephew of Harvey Milk and a gay rights activist, said the Supreme Court's Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act decisions are huge victories. "This was the crowning touch on what has been an awe-inspiring 12 months," he said. Milk...
  • Prop. 8 backers make emergency effort to block same-sex marriages

    Prop. 8 backers make emergency effort to block same-sex marriages
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Backers of Proposition 8 made another attempt Saturday to stop gay marriage in California even as ceremonies were occurring throughout the day here. ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of Proposition 8, filed an emergency petition to the U.S....
  • Gay pride parade participants dress as Supreme Court justices to celebrate

    Gay pride parade participants dress as Supreme Court justices to celebrate
    One group of gay-marriage supporters was so hopeful that the Supreme Court would rule in their favor Wednesday that they pre-ordered a set of black robes to sport during the gay pride weekend festivities in San Francisco. The five men and women donned...
  • Pride parade, weddings go on in San Francisco as ruling stands

    Pride parade, weddings go on in San Francisco as ruling stands
    SAN FRANCISCO — Finnlandia McGowan, 58, awoke before sunrise in her San Rafael home on Sunday morning and drove into San Francisco. It was her first time attending a gay pride parade in the city, and she wanted the right spot. Wearing a white...
  • Amid gay pride celebrations, Supreme Court keeps weddings going

    SAN FRANCISCO -- An emergency effort to again halt gay weddings in California ended Sunday after the Supreme Court rejected a request by that opposes of same-sex marriage. The move came a day after scores of same-sex couples got married in San...
  • At S.F. gay-pride parade, crowds celebrate a 'breakthrough'

    At S.F. gay-pride parade, crowds celebrate a 'breakthrough'
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Crowds along the route of the city's annual gay pride parade Sunday were charged with a new energy from last week's Supreme Court ruling that cleared the way for California couples to wed once again. A long-sought victory had been...