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Prop 8 supporter warned of falling into ‘Satan’s hands’ if gay marriage prevailed

In a letter released into federal court on Wednesday, a gay marriage opponent, and one of five defendants in the case challenging California’s Proposition 8, warned of the disastrous consequences of allowing gays to marry in California. “One by one, ...

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Pentagon lawyers advise delay on repeal of ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’

The Pentagon‘s top guy is getting conflicting advice on whether to lift the ban on gays in the military. The Associated Press reports it has obtained a legal counsel’s memo advising Admiral Mike Mullen, head of the Joint Chiefs of ...

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Uganda president calls anti-gay bill a ‘foreign policy’ issue

Yoweri Museveni
Uganda's leader has stated that the country's anti-homosexuality bill, which proposed the death penalty for those found engaging in gay sex, is being re-worked and is a foreign policy issue. Speaking at a party conference Tuesday... ...

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Gay love story, ‘I Love You Phillip Morris,’ set for U.S. release April 2010

I Love You Phillip Morris, a 2009 film which wowed audiences at Sundance last year, is based on the real life events of con artist, impostor, and multiple prison escapee Steven Jay Russell — oh, and it’s also a gay ...

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DC judge rules against gay marriage opponents, says ‘no’ vote

A D.C. Superior Court judge Thursday rejected gay marriage opponents efforts to hold a public referendum on whether those marriages should be legal in the District of Columbia. The ruling is a major victory for gay rights activists, making it ...

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Prop 8 trial Day 3 – Witness: ‘remarkable similarities’ among gay, straight couples

The federal trial to overturn Proposition 8, the 2008 voter initiative that reinstated a California ban on same-sex marriage, entered its third day of testimony Wednesday, with a focus on the similarities and differences between homosexual and heterosexual couples, with ...

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Utah lawmaker wants to force gay marriage vote in D.C.

A House republican, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) says he plans to introduce a bill granting District of Columbia residents the right to vote on gay marriage. The D.C. Council passed a bill on December 15 to legalize gay marriage in ...

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Prop 8 trial offers lessons in history as Day 2 of testimony unfolds

The legal challenge over Proposition 8 entered its second day in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday, with a few lessons in history from Ivy League historians called by the plantiffs. A Yale professor testifying in a case challenging California‘s ...

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Theodore Olson: Making the conservative case for gay marriage

As the trial over California’s ban on same-sex marriage gets underway in San Francisco this week in the case Perry v. Schwarzenegger, plantiff’s attorney Theodore Olson has become an unexpected crusader for the rights of millions of gay Americans. Not ...

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Gay marriage on trial as landmark Prop 8 challenge opens in federal court

Plantiffs (left to right) Paul Katami, Jeff Zarillo, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier before the start of their trial in San Francisco. Photo credit: Reuters
The trial over California‘s ban on same-sex marriage opened Monday in San Francisco in a landmark case that could ultimately lead to a showdown in the U.S. Supreme Court. In opening statements challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the voter-approved ...

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