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Kris Perry and Sandy Stier

Prop. 8 Plaintiffs Named “Californians of the Year”
The two couples who challenged Proposition 8 in federal court with AFER were voted “Californians of the Year” by KPCC listeners.
Graphic: 2013 was a historic year for marriage equality
2013 was a historic year for marriage equality. AFER took our case against Prop. 8 to the U.S. Supreme Court. And we won. But our work continues.
Kris Perry reflects on landmark ruling
Bakersfield Californian featured the Prop. 8 plaintiff and her wife one month after the Supreme Court victory that enabled gay and lesbian couples to get married in California.
Sign the Prop. 8 Plaintiffs’ Online Guestbook
In honor of Kris & Sandy and Paul & Jeff’s one-month wedding anniversary, we’d like to show them just how much they mean to us. Sign their guestbook today and send them a special message.
One month later: marriage equality’s Supreme Court victories
One month ago the U.S. Supreme Court decided two landmark marriage equality cases.The effects of the twin decisions, announced on June 26, 2013, were felt almost immediately.
Video Shows the Day Marriage Equality Returned to California
From our stirring victory at the U.S. Supreme Court to the emotional day when our plaintiffs were finally married, check out this great video about what it was like when marriage equality returned to California.
7 Front Page Headlines Today
Check out the top headlines on the day after gay and lesbian couples began getting married in California for the first time since the 2008 passage of Prop. 8.
BREAKING: Gay and lesbian couples begin marrying in California
Gay and lesbian couples are now able to marry in California. Today, the Ninth Circuit lifted its stay on the historic federal court decision that ruled Prop. 8 unconstitutional.
Watch: President Obama Phones Prop 8 Plaintiffs from Air Force One
President Obama offers his congratulations and commendation for our plaintiff's important fight.
Watch: PBS series about the Constitution features couple fighting for marriage equality
AFER plaintiffs Kris Perry & Sandy Stier appear in part three of Peter Sagal’s special series on PBS, “Constitution USA.”