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Prop. 8 Majority

At the end of June, The Advocate's breaking news coverage of the Proposition 8 ruling by the Supreme Court included not only the latest on what was happening, but also insightful commentary, a comprehensive timeline of the case, and shareable social media graphics that helped keep conversation happening.

PHOTOS: An Enduring Love

Lorevic Rivera and Steve Disselhorst had a traditional wedding ceremony in 2011, but made their union legal -- with their daughter at their sides -- last month after the Supreme Court returned marriage equality to California.

California Supreme Court Won't Stop Gay Weddings

Official proponents of California's Proposition 8 had filed an emergency petition asking the state's highest court to halt the issuing of marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The court denied that request Monday afternoon.

Prop. 8 Backers Try Again to Block Wedding Licenses

In its latest effort to prevent same-sex marriage in California, ProtectMarriage has asked the state's Supreme Court to deny wedding licenses.

Op-ed: Was Scalia... Right?

Well, sort of, according to A.W. Strouse.

WATCH: S.F. Gay Men's Chorus Celebrates Prop. 8's Death

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus performed an a cappella rendition of 'San Francisco' just moments after Prop. 8 plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier were married.

WATCH: Mormons March in S.F. Pride, Work to Reconcile Prop. 8 Damage

More than 100 self-described 'Mormons for Marriage Equality' marched in San Francisco's LGBT Pride Parade on Sunday.

Prop 8: How Did We Get Here
Prop. 8 Majority

Prop 8: How Did We Get Here

Justice Kennedy Shuts Down Prop. 8 Backers

A pro-Prop. 8 group called Alliance Defending Freedom is told to take a hike.

Prop. 8 Backers Won't Give Up: File Petition to Stop Marriages

As same-sex couples marry in California, antigay activists plead to the Supreme Court to stop the nuptials.

A Happy End to Prop. 8 Fight: 'Equal Feels Good'

It's been a long time since same-sex couples were legally able to marry in California, but the couples who challenged the Proposition 8 ban in court finally got what they fought for.

WATCH: Prop. 8 Plaintiffs Stier and Perry Marry

Sandy Stier and Kris Perry married at San Francisco City Hall today.


A U.S. appeals court's action today lets same-sex marriages begin.


Op-ed: Keep the Momentum Going

The Supreme Court just struck a fatal blow to two virulently anti-LGBT laws. Here's how to get rid of the remaining ones.

Rep. Mark Takano Wants to Marry You

The Advocate interviewed the gay California congressman just minutes after the Supreme Court issued its decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act and found him in a good mood.

A Latter-Day Shift on LGBT Equality?

After years of being one of the leading forces against marriage equality, the Mormon Church has been less active recently, and the LGBT movement has benefited.

For And Against: DOMA and Prop 8

Jim Morrison Dissects the Death of DOMA and the Annihilation of Prop 8

Op-ed: Why Gavin Newsom Is as Much a Hero as Harvey Milk

If you live in California and plan to marry now, you owe him a heap of thanks for paving the way.

PHOTOS: Message at Rallies Is Celebrate Today, Fight Tomorrow

LGBT Americans have a lot of reason to rejoice about the Supreme Court's rulings on Wednesday, but the message at rallies is also to get to work.

Op-ed: How My Marriage Went From Skim to Creamy Cake Icing

Marriage activist Robin Tyler on the tireless efforts to make marriage happen, and the continuing road for full equality.

Marriage Census: How Many of Us Can Marry Who We Love?

Once California formally reinstates marriage equality, one third of Americans will live in a state that recognizes the freedom to marry.