Category Archives: Proposition 8

Poll: 59 Percent of Californians Support Marriage Equality

A new poll shows that 59 percent of Californians now support marriage for same-sex couples. The Field poll specifically shows that 64 percent of white, 53 percent of Latino and 50 percent of black and Asian Californians support nuptials for … Continue reading

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Federal Appeals Court Finds California’s Proposition 8 Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday ruled California’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples is unconstitutional. In a 2-1 vote, the three judge panel upheld now retired Chief U.S. Judge Vaughn Walker   ruling that the voter-approved ballot … Continue reading

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Phelps clan hijacks NOH8 campaign

Leave it to the Phelps clan to use Adam Bouska’s NOH8 campaign to further propagate their particular brand of religious-based lunacy. The New Civil Rights Movement reported earlier this morning that the Topeka-based bigots posted a 25-minute video to their … Continue reading

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Boy in Bushwick appears on Same Sex Sunday

Boy in Bushwick was among the guests who appeared on “Same Sex Sunday” on Sunday, Dec. 19, to discuss the LGBT-specific issues that garnered headlines in 2010. http://www.podbean.com/podcast-audio-video-blog-player/mp3playerlightsmallv3.swf?audioPath=http://samesexsunday.podbean.com/mf/play/7uv9ms/Same_Sex_Sunday_the_Day_DADT_was_repealed.mp3&autoStart=no Powered by Podbean.com

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Boy in Bushwick appears on Same Sex Sunday

It’s a stormy night here in Bushwick, but here’s a link to the Same Sex Sunday segment on which I appeared alongside Tobias Barrington Wolfe of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, MetroWeekly reporter Chris Geidner, former U.S. Marine Corps … Continue reading

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"Constitutionally protected activity" cannot justify Proposition 8

Those who continue to defend California’s Proposition 8 apparently failed to read the Constitution before they delivered their oral arguments to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday in San Francisco, but former U.S. Solicitor General Ted Olsen provided … Continue reading

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Judge to issue Prop 8 ruling today

Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker is scheduled to post his decision on the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 later today, and activists around the country plan to hold demonstrations, rallies and other events to react to the ruling. A … Continue reading

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