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Is California’s Proposition 8 all but dead?

Attorneys and plaintiffs in the historical legal challenge against California’s Proposition 8, the state law that took away marriage equality in the Golden State, are brimming with supreme confidence ahead of the oral hearing on Tuesday morning at the nation’s highest court.

Audio recording emerges of singer Michelle Shocked’s anti-gay rant

Audio emerged Wednesday of folk singer Michelle Shocked’s performance at a San Francisco club on Sunday night, in which her anti-gay remarks have led to a firestorm of criticism among the LGBT community and its allies, and led to an abrupt end to her U.S. tour.

Dueling rallies planned for Prop 8/DOMA week at Supreme Court | UPDATED

Supporters and opponents of marriage equality are making plans for large rallies in Washington, D.C., during the week that the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).