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Proposition 8 (California, 2010)

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  • Paul Waters and Kevin Voecks: reflecting on five years of marriage in California

     
    Paul Waters and Kevin Voecks were married June 17, 2008, among the first couples wed in California after the state Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. Their wedding, organized in just 12 days by Waters, was held on the lot of CBS Studio...
  • California holds first gay wedding since 2008, in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO -- California held its first gay marriage since 2008 as state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris performed the wedding ceremony for Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, plaintiffs in the landmark court case that challenged Proposition 8. They were married...
  • Same-sex weddings begin across California

    Same-sex weddings begin across California
    SACRAMENTO -- California’s first same-sex weddings in nearly five years began Friday as a federal appeals court formally lifted the state’s ban against the marriages. After the court’s action, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration...
  • To cheers, same-sex marriages resume in California

    To cheers, same-sex marriages resume in California
    SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriages in California resumed Friday when a federal appeals court lifted a hold on a 2010 injunction, sparking jubilation among gays and cries of lawlessness from the supporters of Proposition 8. In a surprise action,...
  • Restart to gay marriage in California came as surprise to all

    The restart to gay marriage in California happened very quickly Friday afternoon -- coming as a huge surprise to two plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court case, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier of Berkeley. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to...
  • Sacramento same-sex couples race to wed: 'History, baby!'

    Sacramento same-sex couples race to wed: 'History, baby!'
    SACRAMENTO -- The timing couldn't be better for Abby Maurer's parents, who were visiting California from Guatemala for her brother's wedding. When they heard about the Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage, they hoped to witness Maurer's...
  • Gay couples begin marrying across California

    Gay couples begin marrying across California
    SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriages began in California on Friday after a federal appeals court lifted a hold on a 2010 injunction. The first wedding in San Francisco began at 4:45 p.m. At 4:10 p.m., a cheer went up in the San Francisco City Hall...
  • Traffic delays L.A.'s first gay marriage since 2008

    After word broke late Friday that gay marriages could resume in California, the two same-sex couples who successfully sued in federal court to overturn Proposition 8 rushed to marry.  But San Francisco beat Los Angeles to the punch. Paul Katami and...
  • As gay weddings begin, drab clerk's office is setting for romance

    SACRAMENTO -- The county clerk's office here is unlikely anyone's idea of a romantic destination, with its rows of cubicles, monochrome walls and stiff furniture. But that didn't deter same-sex couples who rushed to the office Friday evening, eager to...
  • West Hollywood celebrates resumption of gay weddings in California

    West Hollywood celebrated the resumption of gay weddings in California on Friday afternoon after a federal appeals court lifted the last legal roadblock that kept Proposition 8 in place.  Many were stunned by the speed of the decision. "It's so quick,...
  • Orange County won't begin marriages until Monday [Updated]

    This post has been corrected: [Updated at 1:29 a.m. The Orange County clerk-recorder will not be performing same-sex marriages until Monday. The Times incorrectly reported Friday night that the clerk-recorder would open its doors Saturday because of...