Prop 8

The latest news about Proposition 8, often shortened to Prop 8, the controversial 2008 state constitutional amendment and ballot proposition that banned marriage equality in California. Comprised of two sections, the proposition, also called the California Marriage Protection Act, stipulated: Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California. Prop 8 was overturned in August 2013 by the U.S. Supreme Court, which restored same-sex marriage to California. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

How California's marriage equality case can (and should) sink L.A.’s 'condoms in porn' law.

March 12 2015 7:00 AM

The court let stand a ruling that the names of Proposition 8's financial backers must remain public record.

March 02 2015 5:13 PM

Therese M. Stewart and James M. Humes are making history in California's judicial system.

July 01 2014 6:45 PM

After a five-year fight to secure the freedom to marry the person they love, Prop. 8 plaintiffs Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo exchanged vows before friends, family, and celebrities at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Saturday.

June 30 2014 4:47 PM

A year after its overturning, Prop. 8 plaintiffs and husbands Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami reflect on the progress of marriage equality.

June 24 2014 4:00 AM

In their new book recounting their experience fighting Proposition 8, Ted Olson and David Boies, two polar opposite attorneys, explain how they even got paired up to begin with.

June 20 2014 4:30 AM

Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami talk about the forces behind pro–marriage equality rulings and discuss the new documentary on their court victory, The Case Against 8.

May 30 2014 4:27 PM

In a wide-ranging interview with New York magazine, the senior-most Supreme Court justice discussed profanity, the Internet, the devil, and the gay people in his life who haven't come out to him. 

October 07 2013 12:41 PM

The Supreme Court made history today by deciding two landmark cases on LGBT equality today with far-reaching implications.

June 26 2013 10:10 AM Updated