California Attorney General Jerry Brown has reversed his earlier opinion and urged the state Supreme Court to void Proposition 8. Brown filed a brief today saying Proposiiton 8 is unconstitutional because it deprives gay couples of a fundamental right. Intiially after Prop 8 passed, Brown said in his role as attorney general he would fight [...]
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday December 4, 2008 11:26 pm|
Rachel Maddow breaks down the results of post-Prop 8 polling: it wasn’t about race, it was about education and income. If you were college educated and in a higher income bracket, you were much more likely to vote against Prop 8.
|By: Lisa Derrick Sunday November 30, 2008 7:58 pm|
Vampires, especially teenage ones, know the anguish of forbidden love, so it made perfect sense to ask Michael Welch, star of the anguished tale of teen vampiric love Twilight what he thought about Prop 8 which forbids same sex marriage when we saw him at Santa’s Christmas Parade in Hollywood. Here’s his response in this [...]
|By: Teddy Partridge Wednesday November 19, 2008 2:28 pm|
The California Supreme Court announced today that it will consider cases opposing Proposition 8 on the basis that it improperly revised the state constitution to eliminate marriage equality. The court also decline to stay enforcement of Prop 8.
|By: Lisa Derrick Sunday November 16, 2008 7:03 pm|
While Los Angeles radio DJ Paul V put this smashmix of Barack Obama’s speeches, techno, rap and world music together (along with a few choice lines from Gov GILF as a counterpoint) before the election, the words of our president-elect resonate strongly in light of California’s passage of Prop 8 and the passage of Propositions [...]
|By: Lisa Derrick Friday November 7, 2008 5:43 pm|
Melissa and Tammy Lynn While the grassroots are moving to have the IRS investigate the tax exempt status of churches involved in the passage of California’s repressive ban on same-sex marriage, Grammy and Academy Award winner singer Melissa Etheridge has another plan for those un-personed by Prop 8: Okay. So Prop 8 passed. Alright, I [...]
|By: Teddy Partridge Tuesday November 4, 2008 12:51 am|
The YES-on-8 bigots and homophobes called on television stations in California to refuse to air “Home Invasion,” the Atkins Brothers’ spectacular advertisement featuring Mormon missionaries invading two lesbians’ home, ripping off their wedding rings, and destroying their marriage license.