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Christopher Persky and Ken Bencomo were recently married. Bencomo says he was fired after saying "I do." (credit: Rachel Luna/The Sun/LA Newspaper Group)

Judge: Gay Catholic School Teacher Reportedly Fired For Marrying Partner Can Sue School

A gay Catholic school teacher who was fired after marrying his long-time partner can move forward with his lawsuit against the school, a Los Angeles judge ruled Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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State Senate Approves Bill That Would Drop Traditional Definition Of Marriage As ‘Between A Man And Woman’

The bill was sent to the Assembly on a 25-10 vote, with only Republicans in opposition. Two Republicans, Anthony Cannella of Ceres and Ted Gaines of Roseville, voted in favor.

05/01/2014

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LA Couple Makes History With Same-Sex Wedding Atop Rose Parade Float

A Southland couple made history Wednesday as the first same-sex couple to be married on a float in the Rose Parade.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/01/2014

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Group Calls For Rose Parade Boycott Over Planned Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony On Float

A Sacramento-based group has called for a boycott of the 100th Tournament of Roses Parade because two men are scheduled to be married aboard the AIDS Healthcare Foundation float.

12/30/2013

Danny LeClair and Aubrey Loots say they're honored to have so many people be witness to their wedding atop a cake-shaped float in the 125th Tournament of Roses. (credit: CBS)

Same-Sex Couple Exchanging Vows Atop Float To Make Rose Parade History

Danny LeClair and Aubrey Loots say they’re honored to have so many people be witness to their ceremony.

12/30/2013

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Calif. Clears Same-Sex Weddings For Prison Inmates

California prison officials have confirmed that inmates can get married to someone of the same sex under certain conditions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2013

The 9th Circuit Court announced Friday that same-sex marriages in California can start "immediately." (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Court Challenge Fails To Stop California Gay Marriages

In a brief ruling, the high court unanimously tossed out a legal challenge by supporters of Proposition 8.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

Christopher Persky and Ken Bencomo were recently married. Bencomo says he was fired after saying "I do." (credit: Rachel Luna/The Sun/LA Newspaper Group)

San Bernardino Man Says He Was Fired After Marrying Same-Sex Partner

A San Bernardino man says he was fired from his job less than two weeks after he celebrated his marriage to his same-sex partner.

07/31/2013

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AG Calls San Diego County Clerk’s Gay Marriage Petition Improper

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says the elected clerk of San Diego County is improperly using the state’s legal system to try to prevent same-sex couples from getting married.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2013

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Court Rejects San Diego County Clerk’s Bid To Stop Gay Marriages

California’s highest court is again refusing to immediately stop the state from sanctioning same-sex marriages.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2013

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OC Clerk Issues Twice As Many Marriage Licenses

Orange County saw a spike in marriages Monday, according to an official in the marriage license department.

CBS Los Angeles–07/01/2013

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West Hollywood Offering Free Marriage Ceremonies For Same-Sex Couples

A record number of couples Monday were expected to take advantage of free same-sex marriage ceremonies in West Hollywood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2013

Same-sex couples line up to marry. Opponents vow to fight on. (credit: CBS)

Same-Sex Couples Plan Weddings As Prop 8 Proponents Vow To Fight On

Same-sex couples continued to make wedding plans Sunday despite the fact that proponents of Prop 8 have filed an emergency motion to ask the Supreme Court to stop gay marriages in California.

06/30/2013

Opponents of same-sex marriage vow to fight anew. (credit: CBS)

As Same-Sex Marriage Proponents Do Victory Dance, Opponents Vow To Fight On

Proponents of same-sex marriage danced and shouted and applauded with glee in the streets of West Hollywood Wednesday after the Supreme Court decided they would not rule on California’s controversial Prop 8.

06/26/2013

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Same-Sex Couples Overjoyed With Supreme Court’s Ruling On DOMA

Married same-sex couples were overjoyed with the Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday to strike down a key part of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/26/2013

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