'No on Prop. 8' Reaches Out to Black Voters
October 23 2008 12:00 AM ET

No on Prop. 8 Campaign Reaches Out to Black Voters

Anne Stockwell

As marriage equality opponents galvanized in the Crenshaw area of Los Angeles to target African-American voters, clergy members and other activists gathered just miles away to fight against California's upcoming ballot measure that would ban same-sex marriage.

New York Governor Repeats Pledge to Sign Marriage Bill
October 22 2008 12:00 AM ET

New York Governor Repeats Pledge to Sign Marriage Bill

Kerry Eleveld

Gov. David Paterson addressed a packed Empire State Pride Agenda fund-raiser Monday night and said fighting for the equal rights of LGBT people was "as American as the signing of the Constitution." 

Love Stories Paris Barclay and Christopher Mason
October 08 2008 12:00 AM ET

Love Stories: Paris Barclay and Christopher Mason

Anne Stockwell

As one of TV’s most successful producer-directors, Paris Barclay knows all about opening minds through entertainment. That’s one reason for the lavish wedding he threw with Christopher Mason, his partner of 10 years.

Newsom, Paterson Headline New York Fund-Raiser
September 26 2008 12:00 AM ET

Newsom, Paterson Headline Prop. 8 Fund-Raiser In New York

Kerry Eleveld

San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom and New York governor David Paterson combined forces for a Manhattan fund-raiser Thursday. Paterson charmed the intimate crowd with his usual candor and Newsom fostered a sense of urgency, saying he had seen polls that put the opposition four points ahead of those who oppose the ban.

The Brad Pitt Factor: The Race for No on 8
September 24 2008 12:00 AM ET

The Money Game: The Race for No on 8

Treestride.com Editors

Brad Pitt and Steven Spielberg aren’t gay, but their financial support for the effort to defeat California’s Proposition 8 has made them two of the highest-profile donors in the fight to keep same-sex marriage legal in the Golden State. As No on 8 struggles to catch up to the "Yes" campaign in fund-raising, the publicity and awareness generated by the likes of Pitt and Spielberg may well be worth more than any sum of money.

Can You Trust the Polling on Proposition 8?
September 23 2008 12:00 AM ET

Can You Trust the Polling on Proposition 8?

Treestride.com Editors

Last week's Field Poll in California found that voters were likely to reject the state ballot amendment in November that intends to prohibit gay marriage. But are voters really telling pollsters the truth about how they'll vote once they're in the booth? A polling expert examines the numbers and the opposition's claim that the Field Poll just isn't accurate.

Getting Hitched? Tell Us All About It
June 16 2008 12:00 AM ET

Getting Hitched? Tell Us All About It 

Treestride.com Editors

Whether you're standing in line at the county clerk or you've already booked the band, we want to know about it. Send us your wedding stories and photos at [email protected]

June 16 2008 12:00 AM ET

Friends and Foes List

Treestride.com Editors

The Advocate's list of our best friends and worst enemies when it comes to preserving the right of same-sex couples to marry in California. Here's your chance to get involved!

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