The moment has arrived. The battle is on. Yesterday, California Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced that the effort to pass a constitutional initiative to ban marriage for same sex couples in California has qualified for the November ballot. The measure would attempt to revise the California constitution to only recognize marriages “between a man
Author: API Equality
On May 15, 2008, the California Supreme Court ruled in a historic 4-3 decision that lesbian and gay couples deserve the freedom to marry under state law. API Equality and its coalitions of supporters are thrilled by this momentous decision, which is a victory for all Californians who cherish fairness and equality, and will ensure
It is the moment we’ve been waiting for. Loving, committed lesbian and gay couples can legally marry in California. Today, the California Supreme Court in a 4-3 decision struck down the state’s discriminatory marriage laws banning marriage for same-sex couples. This historic decision is a huge victory for all Californians who cherish fairness and opportunity.
The clock is ticking down on the California Supreme Court’s ruling on whether same-sex couples can marry. The Court heard oral arguments on March 4 of this year and can issue a decision between now and June 2. Meanwhile, anti-gay groups aren’t waiting on the decision to mobilize. They’ve reportedly gathered enough signatures for a
This is it. We need you to act now. No more dress rehearsals. With just a few weeks left to qualify, well-funded anti-LGBT organizations are paying people to gather signatures to put a constitutional initiative on the November 2008 ballot that would permanently exclude same-sex couples from marriage in California. API Equality and a broad
The California Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Marriage Cases on Tuesday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. Community members can check out a live web and broadcast of the arguments on the California Channel. A ruling by the court is expected within 90 days. Let’s keep our fingers crossed!
API Equality is pleased to announce its partnership with the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) at San Francisco State University to develop tools and resources for API families to learn how to love and accept their LGBT children. To start, API Equality wants to talk with API families with LGBT children to ask their advice on