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One Year Ago Today: AFER brings marriage equality to the Supreme Court
One year ago today, AFER brought marriage equality to the United States Supreme Court. Take a look back:
Prop. 8 case documentary “The Case Against 8” wins big at Sundance Film Festival
The Case Against 8, a behind the scenes look at AFER’s federal court challenge to California’s Prop. 8 generated a lot of buzz at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Here’s what happened.
Prop. 8 Case Documentary premieres this weekend at Sundance Film Festival
The behind-the-scenes look at the American Foundation for Equal Rights’ federal court challenge to California’s Proposition 8 is one of only 16 documentaries selected for the prestigious film festival.
HBO teases Prop. 8 case documentary alongside Game of Thrones, Girls, Veep and new shows
HBO featured the behind-the-scenes documentary in a 2013 review/2014 preview teaser promoting this year’s lineup of returning shows, new shows and feature films.
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.
Prop. 8 Case Documentary Named Official Selection for Sundance Film Festival
The full-length documentary directed by Ben Cotner and Ryan White is one of only 16 documentaries selected for the prestigious film festival in January 2014.
Five years after the passage of Prop. 8
Starting June 16, 2008, an estimated 18,000 couples declared their love before their family and friends in the Golden State. But hanging above that joyous time was a dark cloud known as Proposition 8.
Map: California’s First Month of Marriage Equality by the Numbers
In the first full month gay and lesbian couples could get married in California since our Supreme Court victory, the number of marriage licenses issued increased dramatically in most of California’s 58 counties.
California Supreme Court Affirms: Prop. 8 is still dead
The California Supreme Court has rejected the Prop. 8 Proponents' baseless attempt to limit gay and lesbian couples from marrying across the state. Marriage equality remains the law of the land across all of California.