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A Nation Reacts: Responses to the Supreme Court Victory for Marriage Equality

By Claire Parker They stand in front of San Francisco City Hall, five hours after the landmark Supreme Court decisions on Wednesday that changed their lives. They are beaming. Desiree wears purple, the color most often associated with gay rights.

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The Closeted Consequences of Gay Marriage

By Jeff Hara Even though the ruling went for a close 5-4, the victory felt decisive. Everyone from A-list celebrities to President Obama threw their generous support (that is, tweets) for the Supreme Court, and it’s hard to comprehend what

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How Far Will Love Move You?

By Eibhlin Lim San Ying and Elizabeth Sanchez The day before, the streets of Stanford were relatively quiet as the erratic drizzle and reserved sunshine caused many to seek shelter indoors. Today the crowd is out again and the sun

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Don’t Rain on the Pride Parade

By Sanika Puranik Today, June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court made history by striking down sections of the Defense of Marriage Act and ruling ‘no standing’ on Proposition 8. Before DOMA was partially dismantled, same-sex couples in the Unites States of

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Removing The Veil: Understanding The History Behind DOMA And Prop 8

By Laurel Dearborn DOMA The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was established in 1996 under President Clinton and mandated that the federal benefits of legal marriage apply only to unions between a man and a woman, prohibiting same-sex couples from

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Best of: LGBT-Supportive Newsfeeds

By Casey Miller Best of LGBT newsfeeds, curated by Newsroom by the Bay, includes the following: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gay-voices/ HuffPost Gay Voices does not only include opinion pieces from gay, lesbian, transexual, and bisexual people, but it is also filled with accurate

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Gay Marriage

By Jeff Hara There’s a good reason for Californians to be gay today. Hours after the Supreme Court ruling to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, we have yet to see how much this will impact the state of gay

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