| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Opponents of same-sex marriage asked the California Supreme Court on Friday to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples, arguing that Gov. Jerry Brown lacked the authority to end enforcement of Proposition 8.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:35 PM
When Burbank newlyweds Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo stumbled into San Francisco City Hall on June 30 just moments after marching in the city's gay pride parade they were overwhelmed by what they saw.
Dozens of same-sex couples — some in their...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:49 AM
The California Supreme Court refused Monday to halt same-sex marriages while considering a legal bid to revive Proposition 8.
In a brief order, the state high court rejected a request by ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of the 2008 ballot measure, to...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 2:08 PM
Brigham Young University recently suspended its star basketball center, Brandon Davies, for violating the college's strict Honor Code. Davies admitted to officials that he'd had pre-marital sex with his girlfriend, an Arizona State University freshman....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:03 AM
A federal appeals court refused Thursday to make public the video of the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage trial, a victory for opponents of gay marriage.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the video from the 2010 federal...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Opponents of same-sex marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to overturn a federal appeals court decision that struck down Proposition 8, the 2008 California ballot initiative that limited marriage to a man and a woman.
Protect Marriage, the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called a federal appellate court's decision on Tuesday to deny an appeal against Proposition 8 -- paving the way for aU.S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage -- "another step towards marriage equality."
The decision by...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:52 AM
As voters in three more states cast ballots to allow gay marriage in last week's election, some California gay marriage activists have grown impatient at seeing gains elsewhere while the question remains in legal limbo here.
But as soon as this month...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Luke and Paula Dantuono celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary recently at Vintage Burbank during a dinner party with their three children — Carol, Michael and Luke, accompanied by his wife, Paula, and their daughter, Laura.
Deacon Rey Guiau...
| Aug 28, 2010
In the Aug. 7 editorial "Some traditions deserve to die," the Burbank Leader chided the California electorate for the passage of Proposition 8 in 2008. The editorial went on to castigate the public generally for moral and religious views that have been...
| Sep 1, 2010
Gay relationships "are consistent with the core of the history, tradition and practice of marriage in the United States." There is no "historical purpose for excluding same-sex couples from marriage." "Gender no longer forms an essential part of marriage....
| Jun 19, 2010
The Vatican has reaffirmed that the cause of sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with celibacy. Others see celibacy (and according to one cardinal, homosexuality) as a reason priests abuse in the first place. Do you believe...