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One month later: marriage equality’s Supreme Court victories
One month ago the U.S. Supreme Court decided two landmark marriage equality cases.The effects of the twin decisions, announced on June 26, 2013, were felt almost immediately.
California Supreme Court denies second attempt to halt marriages
For the second time, the California Supreme Court has denied a request to immediately halt the marriages of gay and lesbian couples in the state.
Marriage equality legalized in England and Wales
Queen Elizabeth II swiftly gave her royal assent to marriage equality legislation after lawmakers formally adopted the bill last night. Gay and lesbian couples will be able to get married in England and Wales as early as next summer.
California Supreme Court rejects Prop. 8 Proponents’ baseless attempt to immediately halt marriages
The Proponents of Proposition 8 have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately order county clerks to stop issuing marriage licenses gay and lesbian couples in the state.
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.