All posts tagged Prop 8

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Blast from the Past: Day of Decision Protest 2009 Video

Day of Decision Protest Video – May 26, 2009 – San Francisco, CA

Footage from the May 26 march and rally in San Francisco protesting the California Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Proposition 8.

Transcript:

Black Screen with words: May 26, 2009 San Francisco, CA

[Protestor sign: An injury to One is an injury to All. Fight Bigotry. Overturn 8]

Deaf Equality - Love Unites

Supreme Court to Hear DOMA/Prop 8 Cases

Yay! We’ve been waiting for this…

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court decided it will hear DOMA and Proposition 8 cases. According to news reports, we should know their decisions on these cases by June.

The Supreme Court will furthermore have the opportunity to address, should they chose to, whether the Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the fundamental right to marry *nationwide*, putting this issue to rest once and for all.

We’re two steps closer to LGBT equality.

 

Deaf Parents Support Their Daughter’s Right to Marry

Blast from the Past

On October 29, 2008, Samuel and Patricia Yates’ daughter, Noreen, legally married her same-sex partner, Lisa Marie in San Francisco. This is how they felt about it.

I Support My Sister’s Right to Love

Blast from the Past

Maureen Yates Burns shares her thoughts on her sister’s same-sex marriage. This was shot shortly after her sister, Noreen, married her partner Lisa Marie on October 29, 2008.

“Yes to Love” – A Mini Documentary

Blast from the Past

October 2008

Deaf Lesbian couple Lisa Marie Wilson and Noreen Yates legally marry in this mini-documentary that was shot on October 29, 2008 in San Francisco. The couple feared their marriage would be declared invalid if Proposition 8 passed in California on November 4th, 2008.

My Civil Rights are Not Up to Public Vote

My Civil Rights are Not Up to Public Vote

Blast from the Past: A protester holds up a sign protesting the passage of Proposition 8 in California. This photo was taken on November 15, 2009 during the National Protest Against Prop 8. Civil rights of a minority should never be voted on by the majority. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what will be happening in four states on November 6.  Be sure to get out and vote for equality and fairness.  Every vote counts!