Fred Karger discusses his historic campaign, takes a swipe at his mortal enemy, Maggie Gallagher of the anti-gay hate group the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), and predicts the outcome of the Proposition 8 legal case.
If Mitt Romney, a Mormon, is elected President, his biggest impact on LGBT equality issues would be with U.S. Supreme Court appointees. The next president is likely to appoint more than one new justice, shaping the court for decades to come.
The judge, now retired, says he didn't see any problems taking the case even though everyone knew he was gay. Only after he rendered his decision that Prop 8 was unconstitutional did his sexual orientation become an issue.
Saturday’s West Coast premiere reading of “8” the play, starring a stellar cast led by Brad Pitt and George Clooney, is a big hit, raising more than $2 million for the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER).
by Maria L. La Ganga & Molly Hennessy-Fiske - Los Angeles Times
A lower court's rebuke of Spahr was upheld, along with the warning that pastors should not represent the marriage of gay or lesbian couples as Presbyterian marriages. As a result, all ministers who officiate at same-sex weddings could face church sanctions.
Today is the last day that proponents of Prop 8 can petition the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for a full review of the appeals court’s ruling on Feb. 7 that upheld a lower court ruling that the California law was unconstitutional.