American Foundation for Equal Rights

Woman says mettle to fight gay marriage ban came from her Iowa farm roots

Sharyn Jackson of the Des Moines Register profiles AFER plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, read more:

Stier and her partner, Kris Perry, were one of the two couples who were plaintiffs in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the U.S. Supreme Court case that questioned the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. Their 4½-year role as the faces of the case ended June 26, when the Supreme Court ruled that Prop. 8’s backers did not have standing to defend it in court.