Portlanders Protest Proposition 8


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If you thought the passage of Proposition 8 to ban same-sex marriage only affected people in California, you'd be wrong. Today some 200 Portlanders gathered in the Park Blocks by Portland State University to protest Proposition 8 and express their opinions about legislation affecting same-sex couples in Oregon and nationwide. Demonstrators were young and old, gay and straight, and many had ...   More
 
Saturday, November 15, 2008 Mariah Summers

You Daily Disconcerting Google Mashup


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Not everyone is as lighthearted as this guy. Unknown opponents of California's unjust and hateful Proposition 8, which banned same-sax marriage in that state, have created eightmaps.com, a mashup of Google Maps and the donor rolls of the various organizations that supported its passage. The result? A searchable map of everyone who gave money to fund discrimination. There's nothing wrong with ...   More
 
Thursday, January 15, 2009 BEN WATERHOUSE

California Court Upholds Prop 8. Here's What Basic Rights Oregon Thinks That Decision Means.


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As expected, California's Supreme Court announced this morning that it has upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage but will let stand the thousands of marriages that took place between gay couples before voters approved that ban with Proposition 8 last fall. Jeana Frazzini, head of Basic Rights Oregon, said this morning that her gay-rights group was obviously disappointed by the decision. ...   More
 
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 HANK STERN

Prop 8 Decision Put On Hold


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Same-sex couples in California will have to delay their wedding bells even longer. After a federal judge ruled Prop 8 unconstitutional on Aug. 4, same-sex couples in California hoped they would be able to get married as soon as this week. However, a federal appeals court today agreed to stay U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker's order and set a hearing date for Dec. 6, meaning same-sex couples ...   More
 
Monday, August 16, 2010 Sarah Jacoby

Judge Overturns California's Proposition 8 (UPDATED with Basic Rights Oregon comment)


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Evan Wolfson and supporters in Oregon of marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples have reason to celebrate today. A federal judge in San Francisco has struck down California's Proposition 8, the voter-approved measure in that state banning same-sex marriage. UPDATE: Basic Rights Oregon executive director Jeana Frazzini linked the decision to what she hopes is a push in Oregon ultimately ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 HANK STERN

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