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Interview: Kate Kendell on Old vs. New LGBT Activism … and Her City Hall F-Bomb

June 27, 2013 | 3:08 pm

Interview: Kate Kendell on Old vs. New LGBT Activism … and Her City Hall F-Bomb

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Let’s face it. After all the tortured legal speculation about standing, jurisdiction and the sovereign rights of states in the Prop. 8 case, for many gays and lesbians it was all going to boil down to one sentiment: win or lose. And that was rather pithily expressed yesterday, on live TV, at San Francisco City […]

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10 Stories You Missed During the Prop. 8 News

June 27, 2013 | 8:15 am

10 Stories You Missed During the Prop. 8 News

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With the U.S. Supreme Court announcing Tuesday morning that it would release all final decisions for the session on Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT, news organizations were lined up to cover the groundbreaking news. But with all the focus on reactions to the decisions and analysis of the legal issues around Proposition 8 […]

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Same-Sex Marriage in California: Decoding the Prop. 8 and DOMA Rulings and What’s Next

June 26, 2013 | 11:59 pm

Same-Sex Marriage in California: Decoding the Prop. 8 and DOMA Rulings and What’s Next

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After years of waiting, we finally have two U.S. Supreme Court rulings on the legality of same-sex marriage. But neither ruling was the type of clear-cut decision that advocates on both sides of the issue were hoping for. KQED spoke to several experts about the details of the cases and how this could all play […]

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Significant Victories For LGBT Rights in Prop 8, DOMA Rulings

June 26, 2013 | 9:00 pm

Significant Victories For LGBT Rights in Prop 8, DOMA Rulings

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WASHINGTON (AP and KQED) — In significant but incomplete victories for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California. California Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney Gen. Kamala Harris said […]

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Yahoo and Google See Same-Sex Marriage Searches Spike As Rulings Come Down

June 26, 2013 | 4:07 pm

Yahoo and Google See Same-Sex Marriage Searches Spike As Rulings Come Down

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Carolyn Clark, Senior Communications Manager at Yahoo, reports that a number of search terms have been spiking at the giant portal related to the Supreme Court rulings on Prop 8 and DOMA Searches past 7 days ending June 25 (breakout refers to a term that is gaining interest and had little to no interest during […]

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Cheers and Jeers as the Supreme Court Clears Way for Same-Sex Marriage in California

June 26, 2013 | 9:33 am

Cheers and Jeers as the Supreme Court Clears Way for Same-Sex Marriage in California

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Thousands of people gathered in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, in San Francisco City Hall and in homes nationwide for long-awaited rulings on same-sex marriage this morning. While many people celebrated the Supreme Court overturning a provision of the Defense of Marriage Act and paving the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California, […]

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June 26, 2013 | 7:37 am

Full Text Supreme Court Proposition 8 Decision

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Supreme Court’s Prop. 8/DOMA Decisions Expected Tomorrow

June 25, 2013 | 9:21 am

Supreme Court’s Prop. 8/DOMA Decisions Expected Tomorrow

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Update Wednesday: We’re live blogging today’s decisions here. The U.S. Supreme Court did not release rulings on either Proposition 8 or the Defense of Marriage Act today. The court said it will convene again tomorrow at 7 a.m. for the last time this term to issue its remaining decisions. Presumably, those will include rulings on […]

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No Supreme Court Decisions on Prop. 8 or DOMA Today; More Opinions Coming Tuesday

June 24, 2013 | 1:37 pm

No Supreme Court Decisions on Prop. 8 or DOMA Today; More Opinions Coming Tuesday

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Update Tuesday, Jun 25: The court is expected to issue rulings on both Proposition 8 and DOMA tomorrow around 7 a.m. PT. Previous posts Update 7:30 a.m. The wait continues. Five rulings were released today, none of which was one of the same-sex marriage cases. The court did, however, rule on  Fisher, the big affirmative […]

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Guide to What Happens Once Prop. 8 Ruling Comes Down

June 21, 2013 | 11:15 am

Guide to What Happens Once Prop. 8 Ruling Comes Down

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The Supreme Court is expected to rule on Proposition 8 next week. There are a number of possible outcomes. (If you’re confused about any of this, start by reading the summary of what you need to know about Prop. 8 at the Supreme Court.) The U.S. Supreme Court could affirm the 9th Circuit decision that […]

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