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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.

HBO Holds Reception for Gay Couples Wed in Utah

By Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Saturday Jan 18, 2014
Though they are not considered legally married in Utah, several gay and lesbian couples were feted with a wedding celebration as part of HBO’s promotion of its upcoming documentary on gay marriage, "The Case Against 8."

DOMA and Prop. 8 Teams Talk About Making History

By Heather Cassell | Saturday Oct 19, 2013
Plaintiffs in the case to undo California’s same-sex marriage ban and an attorney from the case that struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act spoke about the twin court victories during a recent appearance at Stanford University.

Prop. 8 Players Join Bid to Repeal Transgender Law

By Lisa Leff | Saturday Sep 21, 2013
An effort to overturn a new law allowing transgender students to choose which school restrooms they use and whether to play boys or girls sports got a boost when NOM announced support.