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Steve Proo cheers during a rally outside City Hall in San Francisco after a judge overturned the same-sex marriage ban. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Katie Jacobson, 25, kisses her fiancee, Andrea Lambert, 33, at West Hollywood Park. (John W. Adkisson / Los Angeles Times)
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A Proposition 8 opponent holds a candle outside San Francisco City Hall. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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In San Francisco, scores of happy demonstrators gather at the corner of Market and Castro streets in the heart of gay San Francisco to celebrate and march on City Hall. The intersection was a welter of rainbow flags, American flags and satellite trucks as the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band assembled. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Jovanie Arvaezi, left, and Mark Vaccarino share an emotional moment at the West Hollywood rally celebrating Proposition 8’s reversal. “We hope to get married soon,” Vaccarino said. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
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Scott Hutton raises his license plate as he joins hundreds to celebrate the court’s decision in West Hollywood. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
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Members of the “Sisters,” a group of gay men who assist the gay community, join a rally celebrating the overturning of Prop. 8 outside the Riverside County Courthouse. (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)
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John d’Amico, left, kisses his spouse, Keith Rand, as they celebrate the ruling in West Hollywood. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
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Martha, Isabel, center, and Becky Nelson of Santa Ana attend a rally in Santa Ana. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
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Gay rights supports rally in West Hollywood. Across California, cheers and jeers greeted the decision striking down Proposition 8 as a violation of federal constitutional guarantees of equal protection and due process. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
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Ellen Pontac, left, and Shelly Bailes react to Judge Walker’s ruling. He issued a temporary stay on his order, which means gay and lesbian marriages probably cannot resume in California until opponents have an opportunity to appeal. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Proposition 8 opponents celebrate outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a judge rules the same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Ellen Pontac smiles as Spencer Jones, center, and Tyler Barrick embrace outside the courthouse. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Kelly Hart embraces the Rev. Dawn Roginski outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building before the ruling is announced. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Supporters of same-sex marriage celebrate outside the San Francisco federal courthouse where U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker ruled that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Tyler Brrick, left, and Spencer Jones kiss outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco on Wednesday. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Proposition 8 opponents celebrate outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a judge ruled Wednesday that California’s ban on same-sex marriage violates constitutional rights to equal protection and due process. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Demonstrators for and against Proposition 8 flocked to the federal courthouse in San Francisco on Wednesday. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Luke Otterstas and his fiancee Nadia Chawka came to the federal building in San Francisco on Wednesday to demonstrate in support of Proposition 8. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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A Proposition 8 opponent stands outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building awaiting a judge’s verdict on the constitutionality of California’s same-sex marriage ban. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Shelly Bailes, center, and her wife, Ellen Pontac, celebrate Judge Walker’s ruling. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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