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Latest Same-sex marriage in California Stories

2009-03-14 12:11:23

Actress Portia de Rossi, who is married to TV star Ellen DeGeneres, says she was shocked when Proposition 8 passed in California. The 36-year-old actress said when she learned the measure banning gay marriage in California passed Nov.

2008-10-25 21:00:00

Mormon Church officials are trimming their efforts on behalf of a ballot initiative to abolish same-sex marriage in California, a church spokeswoman said.

2008-10-06 09:00:31

Winning Productions announces Equalipalooza -- a night of entertainment for equality. San Francisco's Margaret Cho, internationally recognized comedienne and civil rights activist, will help raise funds to defeat Proposition 8 by hosting Equalipalooza on October 15, 2008.

2008-07-02 12:00:43

Same-sex marriage supporters are asking California's courts to throw out a ballot initiative seeking to restrict same-sex unions. Attorneys for gay rights activists say the petitions that produced the measure to amend the state's constitution were inaccurately worded.

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2008-06-21 15:00:00

Scot Hammond and Seth Lawrence have already had five commitment ceremonies or weddings during their 14 years together. The last thing they need is another blender.

2008-06-17 12:00:02

By Mike Swift, Mary Anne Ostrom and, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jun. 17--The historic, controversial moment came at 5:01 p.m.

2008-06-16 09:00:03

The first same-sex couples in California prepared to wed when the state Supreme Court ruling legalizing such marriage takes effect.

2006-01-24 18:07:23

By Adam Tanner SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Voters, not elected officials, should decide whether to make California the second state after Oregon to allow doctor-assisted suicide, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Tuesday. The Catholic governor made the remark a week after a key U.S.

2006-01-03 16:08:23

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Gay rights lawyers filed on Tuesday a lawsuit to stop a proposed ballot measure aimed at overturning a court decision that made Massachusetts the first and only U.S. state to legalize gay marriage.

2005-11-23 19:18:48

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment that would outlaw gay marriage in Massachusetts said on Wednesday they had more than double the number of signatures needed to put the issue to voters.


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