$41.00 donated in past month
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Mon Feb 15 2010 (Updated 02/16/10)Same Sex Couples Try to Apply for Marriage Licenses in San Mateo County
Mon Feb 15 2010 (Updated 02/16/10)Demonstration on National Freedom to Marry Day
On February 12th, National Freedom to Marry Day, same-sex couples attempted to apply for licenses in San Mateo County. They were joined by supporters and guest speakers, including County Board of Supervisors President Rich Gordon, former Sheriff and County Supervisor Candidate Don Horsley, and PFLAG San Jose/Peninsula President Laurie Carter. The event coincided with dozens of similar rallies held nationwide.
San Mateo County Deputy Assessor County Clerk-Recorder Theresa Rabe spoke out in support of full marriage rights. She shared a scrapbook of wedding photos taken at the county courthouse during that time and invited those in attendance to record messages in the album. The scrapbook, that includes articles from the press as well as photos of gay marriages, will be donated to the county historical society when the time finally is reached when gay marriage are once again legal in California, Ms. Rabe said.
Photos: 1 | 2 | 3
Marriage Equality USA
Tax Day Protest in Palo Alto Targets Apple Too Sunday Apr 16th 8:31 PM
How the Biggest Racist Alt-Right Rally of 2017 is Happening…in Berkeley (2 comments) Saturday Apr 15th 12:14 AM
Sacramento Rally & Senate Health Cmte Hearing-SB 562's 1st Vote! Thursday Apr 13th 1:28 PM
Improbable Partners Tech and Social Justice Advocates Rally Against Trump Tuesday Mar 14th 9:34 PM
Turkey AKP Erdogan's Ally & Ex-Family Minister Sema Ramazanoğlu Cancels Speech in Bay Area (1 comment) Monday Mar 13th 9:29 AM
#NoBanNoWall SFO Solidarity Rally Monday Mar 6th 6:56 PM
Highly Militarized ICE Raids on California's Central Coast (3 comments) Wednesday Feb 15th 5:56 PMMore Local News...
[ × close ]
Senator Ben Allen Nominated for Presidential Champions of Change Award Thursday Sep 1st 8:33 AM
Millions of Acres of Forest Will Remain Protected for Marbled Murrelets in WA, OR, CA Wednesday Aug 3rd 3:37 PM
Pre-Paid Phone "Security" Law Threatens to Make Black Lives Even Harder Thursday May 12th 9:37 PM
Apple's social plan to beat Facebook Wednesday Feb 17th 3:32 PM
Feds Launch Review of Endangered West Coast Orcas Wednesday Jan 27th 5:18 PM
'Granny Power' documentary about the Raging Grannies finished at last Friday Jun 13th 12:58 AM
Apple, the State and Social Rights Monday May 12th 6:01 AMMore Global News...
[ × close ]
CA Injured Workers Face Stacked Deck During Workers’ Comp Appeals Process-Injured Nurse Co (1 comment) Thursday Aug 25th 5:34 AM
Privatizer Larry Ellison worth $51.6 Billion & Oracle Moving Ahead With Charter School Sunday Aug 14th 6:25 PM
Trump Crosses The Border: Youth & Workers Speak Out In California (1 comment) Sunday May 1st 12:08 AM
Blatantly disregarding public will, Coastal Commission votes to fire executive director Friday Feb 12th 5:14 PM
Peninsula Tenants Urge your elected official to ENACT RENT CONTROL and TENANT PROTECTIONS Thursday Jan 7th 1:14 PM
LaborTech 2015 The Gig Economy, Labor Communication Media And The Smart Phone Tuesday Jun 2nd 11:11 AM
Expansion Of Offshore Drilling Or The Gulf Of Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Saturday Jun 28th 3:24 PMOpen Newswire...
[ × close ]