All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘prop 8’

Proposition 8 To Receive HBO Documentary

For those unfamiliar with Proposition Eight (or, as it’s usually referred to, “Prop 8″), how is life underneath that giant rock? Sorry I haven’t dropped by for a visit yet, I’ve just been so busy lately and, well, you know how things can get. Now, all joking aside…. For those unfamiliar with Prop 8, the nitty gritty of the situation …

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Paul Deen Accuser: This Was Never About the N-Word

Lisa Jackson, a former manager at restaurants owned by Paula Deen and her brother Bubba Hiers, has spoken through her attorneys about the racism controversy surrounding Deen. In a statement provided to CNN, White said that the attention over Deen’s use of the “n-word”, brought to light in her deposition in the civil suit brought by White, is missing the …

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Same-Sex Couples Rush to Walk-In Weddings

In the County Administration building in downtown San Diego it is called “Walk-in Wednesday”. Most days of the week, couples need to make an appointment to come in and get married. On Walk-In Wednesday, couples can show up, get their license, and get married right then and there without an appointment. And after the Supreme Court decision that effectively overturned …

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Paula Deen Tries for Prop 8-Style Dismissal

In a move that combines two of last week’s biggest headlines, Paula Deen is trying a legal maneuver that she hopes will get some of the heat off her beleaguered image and empire. First, a little background. As we explained yesterday, the reason the news from the United States Supreme Court was so good for Prop 8 opponents last week …

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Same-Sex Marriage Emergency Stay Filed With SCOTUS

With the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last week that opponents to same-sex marriage in California had no standing to appeal the overturn of Prop 8, same-sex marriage proponents were ready to fire up the wedding planning in earnest. But everyone said it could take a month before all the bells could start ringing. Someone apparently forgot to tell the folks …

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