The two women who went to the Supreme Court to defeat Prop. 8 have a new joint memoir that discusses their lives and the legal battle.
This year’s Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas 2014 is just six weeks away.
Prop. 8 plaintiffs and Berkeley couple Kris Perry and Sandy Stier were married this afternoon by Attorney General Kamala Harris at San Francisco City Hall. The wedding took place at around 4:30 pm, shortly after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a stay on the 2010 lower-court ruling that would clear the way for same-sex marriages, to begin immediately throughout California.
The rainbow flag, a symbol of diversity and inclusiveness, was raised over Berkeley City Hall on Tuesday, to mark arguments in the US Supreme Court on Proposition 8. It will also fly tomorrow, during arguments on the Defense of Marriage Act.
A Berkeley couple is at the center of the federal trial to determine same-sex couples’ right to marry which kicked off today in San Francisco.