American Foundation for Equal Rights

Marriage News Blog

Video: What’s Next for Marriage Equality
Couples are getting married in the most populous state in the country and nearly one third of Americans live in states with the freedom to marry. This week's episode of Marriage News Watch takes a look at what comes next.
Video Shows the Day Marriage Equality Returned to California
From our stirring victory at the U.S. Supreme Court to the emotional day when our plaintiffs were finally married, check out this great video about what it was like when marriage equality returned to California.
This time, it’s permanent.
The outpouring of support from people like you—our generous donors and vocal advocates—made our victory over Prop. 8 possible.
Photos: Prop. 8 Victory, Marriages in California and Pride
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a decision in AFER’s case against California’s Proposition 8 that restored marriage equality to California.
7 Front Page Headlines Today
Check out the top headlines on the day after gay and lesbian couples began getting married in California for the first time since the 2008 passage of Prop. 8.
BREAKING: Gay and lesbian couples begin marrying in California
Gay and lesbian couples are now able to marry in California. Today, the Ninth Circuit lifted its stay on the historic federal court decision that ruled Prop. 8 unconstitutional.
Key Quotes from the Decisions
The U.S. Supreme Court issued decisions that found the so-called Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and that restores marriage equality to California. Here are some key quotes.
Watch: President Obama Phones Prop 8 Plaintiffs from Air Force One
President Obama offers his congratulations and commendation for our plaintiff's important fight.