Tag Archives: prop 8

Mormons come out in support of LGBT

A day I didn’t think would ever come in my lifetime arrived Tuesday. The Mormon church announced its support of the LGBT community on anti-discrimination legislation. “This appeal for a balanced approach between religious and gay rights does not represent ...

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Your hatred: It’s a choice

For the first time ever, if you’re living in the United States, there is a more than 50 percent chance that you’re living in an area where same-sex marriage is legal. People are saying that this “momentum” will carry the ...

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Legalizing same-sex marriage gets step closer

Proposition 8, the California ballot measure that banned same-sex marriage in 2008, was ruled unconstitutional by a three-judge panel to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday. This legal decision appears to give same-sex couples the right to marry in California — but not yet.

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Couples participate in commitment ceremony

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples gathered in front of the County Clerks office on Valentine’s Day to request marriage licenses. After the couple was denied they took part in a commitment ceremony.

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New separate but equal

“If you’re in the marriage business, do it equally.” This was the powerful statement made by one of the attorneys representing same sex couples last Thursday in San Francisco.

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Prop 8 public protestors get heated outside of San Francisco courtroom

The first gay couple to be married at San Francisco City Hall after the state Supreme Court legalized same-sex unions in California last year, they came to see if their marriage would still stand in the eyes of the court — or whether voters have successfully declared it invalid.

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Giving it the ‘old one-two’

Last weekend I saw my first Ultimate Fighting Championship bout on TV. Man, was that exciting! I haven’t seen a beat down that violent since the last time I searched for “Fresno Police” on YouTube.

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Letters to the Editor

I was determined to get my schedule set up for the Spring semester, but I ran into several problems registering. It was neither the schedule book nor my registering time, but the overwhelming design of the bureaucratic advising system here on campus that was more troubling than ever.

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