Tag Archive | Prop 8

Mormon Church Backs LGBT Non-Discrimination Laws

Mormon Church Backs LGBT Non-Discrimination Laws

Equality Utah have praised the Mormon Church [LDS Church] for its support of LGBT housing and employment nondiscrimination. Yesterday, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement outlining its support of including sexual orientation and gender identity to the statewide nondiscrimination statute for housing and employment, thereby extending these existing protections to all […]

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Steps Down Amid Anti-Gay Controversy

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Steps Down Amid Anti-Gay Controversy

The CEO of Mozilla, Brendan Eich, has resigned amidst controversy, following reports that he donated a thousand dollars to support Proposition 8 in California. Mozilla posted a statement yesterday evening, apologising to the public for not moving “fast enough to engage with people once the controversy started” and acknowledging that they fell short of their […]

Update: ProtectMarriage Lose In Court

According to the Los Angeles Times, the California Supreme Court yesterday refused to stop issuing marriage licences for  same-sex couples, while ProtectMarriage, the group behind the 2008 action, have a legal challenge pending to revive Proposition 8. The petition filed on Friday by the group stated that the injunction against Proposition 8 by a federal […]

US Supreme Court Removes Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

US Supreme Court Removes Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

In what will be marked as an incredibly historic day for LGBT rights, the US Supreme Court has approved same-sex marriage at a federal level by voting against Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act. The decisions made in the Supreme Court earlier today mean that same-sex marriages are legal once again in California, […]