Prop 8 Coverage

The passage of Proposition 8 -which amended California's Constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman- is still stirring up controversy throughout California and the rest of the nation. Here is our collection of articles regarding the issue.

Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Santa Barbara reacts to the landmark ruling that President Obama called a "victory for America." Read story.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Gay in Santa Barbara

Voices of hope, courage, and change. Read story.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Great Debate on Prop. 8

Supreme Court takes up gay marriage. Read story.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Appeals Court Won't Revisit Prop 8 Decision

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to rehear its February decision — made by a three-judge panel on a 2-1 vote — finding Proposition 8 unconstitutional. Read story.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Celebrations Planned After Prop 8 Ruling

LGBT activists enjoy a victory for marriage rights. Read story.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Are You As Smart As Your Dog?

Poodle Reacts to Prop. 8, gay marriage, and fall of Western Civilization. Read story.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Judge Overturns Prop. 8

The ruling allows same-sex marriages in California. Read story.

Originally published 5:00 p.m., August 4, 2010
Updated 5:35 p.m., August 4, 2010

Prop. 8 on Trial

Gay Girl examines the federal case on Proposition 8. Read story.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Protestors Rally Against Prop 8 Ruling

Same-sex marriage advocates react to the state Supreme Court's ruling. Read story.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Vowing to Fight

Hundreds of marriage equality supporters gathered Tuesday evening to speak out against the California Supreme Court's decision to uphold Proposition 8. Read story.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Our Gay Girl Watches Milk

It was the happy part of the movie the part where good triumphed over evil, where reason prevailed. Read story.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Lesbians Walk for Justice

Passage of Prop. 8 inspires statewide walk to fight for equal rights. Read story.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Santa Barbarans Protest Prop. 8

As part of a nationwide protest against the passage of Proposition 8 -which amended California's Constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman-an estimated 500 people gathered at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Gardens last Saturday morning. Read story.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Prop 8 Protest Still Happening Tomorrow, Despite Fire

Santa Barbara unit of national event is still on as planned. Read story.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Why Prop. 8 Won

A look at the numbers for the vote against gay marriage. Read story.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008
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