Gay marriage

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US Supreme Court could avoid ruling on gay marriage ban

The Supreme Court suggested Tuesday it could find a way out of…

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Jose Luis Magana/APWally Suphap of California waits for tickets to two U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage cases.

Tickets to watch U.S. Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage are costing people time, money

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The most expensive ticket to “The Book of Mormon”…

Jose Luis Magana/APWally Suphap of California waits for tickets to two U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage cases.
Getty Images File PhotoMichelle Shocked tries to explain her anti-gay tirade in San Francisco . Listen to her rant below.

Michelle Shocked tries to apologize for anti-gay rant in S.F., plus audio of her second set at Yoshi's

Musician Michelle Shocked offered an apology for her ugly anti-gay diatribe Sunday…

Getty Images File PhotoMichelle Shocked tries to explain her anti-gay tirade in San Francisco . Listen to her rant below.
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Couple returns to San Francisco after global search for ‘super gays’

Lisa Dazols and Jenni Chang traveled to East Africa in 2011 in…

Courtesy of Outandaround (Flickr)Lisa Dazols

President Obama urges court to overturn gay marriage ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a historic argument for gay rights, President Barack…

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Fantasia Barrino's online rant taken out of context

“American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino is backtracking from what sure looked like…

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Getty Images File PhotoMajor impact: The U.S. Supreme Court has yet to announce whether it will rule on Proposition 8

U.S. high court inching closer to decision on whether to hear Prop. 8 case

The U.S. Supreme Court could make a decision as soon as December…

Getty Images File PhotoMajor impact: The U.S. Supreme Court has yet to announce whether it will rule on Proposition 8
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSalvatore J. Cordileone gives a blessing sing during a ceremony to install him as the new archbishop of San Francisco at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption.

New San Francisco archbishop jokes about recent DUI charge

Amid heavy security and the splendor of his faith’s most sacred rites,…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSalvatore J. Cordileone gives a blessing sing during a ceremony to install him as the new archbishop of San Francisco at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption.
Getty Images File PhotoJustice Antonin Scalia — asked about his dissents in past gay-rights cases

U.S. Supreme Court's views evolving on LGBT issues

A tall, hulking man in his late 70s, William Rehnquist, then the…

Getty Images File PhotoJustice Antonin Scalia — asked about his dissents in past gay-rights cases
Godofredo Vasquez/Special to the S.F. ExaminerHundreds rolled down Market Street for the 42nd Pride parade.

42nd Pride parade celebrates victories, faces challenges ahead

Sunday’s annual Pride parade was fueled this year by major gains in…

Godofredo Vasquez/Special to the S.F. ExaminerHundreds rolled down Market Street for the 42nd Pride parade.
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Gay rights groups oppose challenge to Prop. 8 judge

Four gay rights and civil liberties groups urged a federal appeals court…

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Brad Pitt told Ellen DeGeneres that he and Angelina Jolie will likely marry when same-sex marriage is legalized

Brad, Angelina won't wed until gay marriage legal everywhere

Brad Pitt says he and Angelina Jolie are committed to marrying only…

Brad Pitt told Ellen DeGeneres that he and Angelina Jolie will likely marry when same-sex marriage is legalized
Wedded or not: Supporters of same-sex marriage say they will decide by the end of September whether to make an election-year push to repeal Proposition 8. Equality California says consensus on the question is hard to find because of the issueWedded or not: Supporters of same-sex marriage say they will decide by the end of September whether to make an election-year push to repeal Proposition 8. Equality California says consensus on the question is hard to find because of the issue’s complicated facets. (Getty Images file photo)

Proposition 8 opponents weigh campaign for repeal

Gay rights advocates still haven’t made a decision about whether to take…

Wedded or not: Supporters of same-sex marriage say they will decide by the end of September whether to make an election-year push to repeal Proposition 8. Equality California says consensus on the question is hard to find because of the issueWedded or not: Supporters of same-sex marriage say they will decide by the end of September whether to make an election-year push to repeal Proposition 8. Equality California says consensus on the question is hard to find because of the issue’s complicated facets. (Getty Images file photo)

Case of gay couple facing deportation gets two-year delay

A federal immigration judge on Wednesday gave a gay couple two more…

Gov. Chris Christie: 'I believe marriage should be between one man and one woman'

New York passed same-sex marriage late Friday night,  marking an enormous psychological…

Democrats use military vote to woo back disaffected gay voters

Having succeeded at repealing the military's ban on openly gay service-members, President…

Does the Southern Poverty Law Center think Barack Obama is spreading hate?

This was a long tome coming, but the Southern Poverty Law Center…

What November election means for Prop. 8

The statewide elections in November will have voters sorting through candidates’ stances…

Fidel Castro apologizes for sending cuban gays to labor camps, Foreign Policy says he deserves ‘plaudits’

After years of sending homosexuals to reeducation camps where they performed hard…

Timeline: The long battle over same-sex marriage

A federal lawsuit ruling Wednesday is the latest in a string of…