On Tuesday January 12, a group of Pride volunteers sent an email to Pride Board Chair Philip Princetta requesting a meeting. Eight days later, after having not received any response, a second request was made.
The federal trial over the unconstitutionality of Proposition 8 will continue this morning with the continuation of the cross examination of plaintiff expert Dr. Gary Segura, followed by testimony by William Tam, witness for the defendants.
Lawyers defending California's gay marriage ban started the eighth day of a federal trial by producing campaign fliers and other documents showing some churches in the state opposed the ballot measure that established the ban.
A proponent of California's same-sex marriage ban who warned that gay rights activists would try to legalize sex with children if Proposition 8 did not pass is expected to be called as a hostile witness Thursday for two same-sex couples suing to overturn the measure.
In this second part of the series, SDGLN reached out to a number of Dr Hatch's grad students to find out what CESCal and the upcoming conference meant to them. Ironically none of the students we spoke to are from the LGBT community themselves, but their love for the program and enthusiasm for what they are doing and the conference itself shined through their answers.