Tag: David Boies

What’s on tap for 2012?

Court cases on both coasts will impact marriage equality, while November elections could mean continued progress legislatively — or a time of backsliding Lisa Keen  | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com Significant events are...

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NFL bans anti-gay discrimination

David Boies The new National Football League players’ contract bans discrimination based on sexual orientation. And no one noticed. In the NFL’s rush to save the season, a nondiscrimination clause was slipped into...

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Cast set for Dustin Lance Black’s ‘8’

Dustin Lance Black The American Foundation for Equal Rights & Broadway Impact have added actors to the lineup of Dustin Lance Black’s world premiere play 8. Bob Balaban, Larry Kramer, John Lithgow and Bradley Whitford...

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Appeals court grants stay of Prop 8 ruling

LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued an order Monday granting Yes on 8’s request for a stay of Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional....

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ABA agrees with Judge Walker’s ruling

David Boies This week, the American Bar Association agreed with Judge Vaughn Walker. Gays and lesbians should have the right to civil marriage. They said marriage should be legal in all 50 states. Only one person spoke against...

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Time's 100 most influential

Time magazine wants to know who its readers think are the 100 most influential people in the world. The gays (and the lesbians and the allies) are doing quite well. In spot number 83 (as of this writing) is Houston Mayor Annise...

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