Topics :: Prop 8

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Leno Bill Recognizing the Freedom to Marry

By EDGE | Monday Jul 7, 2014
California’s Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation today that brings state law in line with court rulings that recognize marriage for same-sex couples.

Prop 8 Doc to Premier June 23 on HBO

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Saturday Jun 21, 2014
There are many tales being told in "The Case Against 8," Ben Cotner and Ryan White’s riveting new documentary about one of the lawsuits which changed the course of LGBT history by opening the marriage equality floodgates.

Prop 8 Judge Says He Underwent Conversion Therapy in New Book

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
In an upcoming book by Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Jo Becker, U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker, who struck down California’s Proposition 8, revealed that he underwent conversion therapy when he was younger.

Prop 8 Lawyer’s Views on Gay Marriage Evolving

By Julie Pace | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California’s ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.

Copy Cat vs. Fire Fox: NOM to Boycott Mozilla

Saturday Apr 5, 2014
In a move that could be described as playing copy cat with a firefox, the National Organization of Marriage is now calling for a boycott of Mozilla.

Mozilla CEO Resigns Amid Prop 8 Controversy

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
Mozilla’s recently-hired CEO, Brendan Eich, stepped down Thursday due to the controversy that he donated $1,000 to a Prop 8 campaign in 2008.

Mozilla CEO Gives 1st Interview, Refuses to Talk Gay Marriage Support

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
Mozilla’s new CEO Brendan Eich gave his first interview since sparking a controversy last month for donating to a Prop 8 campaign in 2008. He refuses to discuss his personal views on gay marriage, however, but says he supports inclusiveness.

Dating Site Protests Anti-Gay Marriage Contributor

Monday Mar 31, 2014
An online dating service is encouraging its users to stop using the Firefox web browser because the new CEO of the company that makes it supported California’s former gay marriage ban.

Mozilla’s New CEO Support for Prop 8 Sparks Outrage

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Software company Mozilla’s decision to hire a new CEO who donated to support California’s Prop 8 in 2008 has sparked a boycott.

Marriage Equality Victories Mount; Supremes Seem Destined to Revisit Issue

By Justin Snow | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
The brisk pace at which challenges to same-sex marriage bans have worked their way through the courts could place the issue before the Supreme Court sooner than anyone anticipated.