Tag Archives: Prop 8

Marriage equality’s hip hop theme song

Tweet The rap duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis has broken records with their hits “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us.” And now, with their pro-marriage equality hit “Same Love,” which features out lesbian Mary Lambert, they’re shattering stereotypes. Just as “Same Love” supported this movement, the recent Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Prop 8 [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet: SCOTUS Prop 8 hearing edition

Tweet Flashback to 2009 for some musical Prop 8-hating. SCOTUSblog predicts the Court’s June decision and analyzes Kennedy’s power. The Atlantic Wire: “The Justices are Hedging.” Check out the (now hours-old) live updates from The Lede. Think Progress calls out the SCOTUS on its cowardice. A timeline of politicians’ support for marriage equality. The Onion [...]
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Watch proposition “8,” the play online: Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Jane Lynch and more

TweetIn his play “8,” Academy-award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance (Milk) uses actual court testimonies and media interviews to tell the story of Proposition Eight‘s trial, which sought to block marriage equality. The play premiered and live streamed Saturday in LA, and is directed by Rob Reiner and stars Brad Pitt, Jane Lynch, George Clooney, George Takei, [...]
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Gay Judge’s Prop 8 Ruling Sustained

Tweet Yesterday a federal judge upheld the ruling– issued by a gay judge– that struck down Prop 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage. You’ll remember that Judge Vaughn Walker ruled that Prop 8 was unconstitutional back in August, and has also been in a relationship for 10 years with another man. Yesterday’s case is significant [...]
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Quick Hit: Latin America Ahead of U.S. on Same-Sex Marriage

TweetAmidst all the hateful hype surrounding Prop 8 in CA, it can be easy to lose perspective on the same sex marriage “debate” and forget that it’s actually quite a straightforward issue, a matter of common sense and a basic human right. An opinion piece in today’s LA Times gives us a much-needed reminder of [...]
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