5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 30

1. The Girl Scouts of Western Washington received a massive donation of $100,000, but there was a catch—the money could not be used to help transgender girls. Find out what they did. 2. “Yes, we should celeb...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, August 18

1. It's not just a ban on gay blood donation. After a gay teen committed suicide, his eye donation was rejected. 2. “All I can say is that it’s been discussed.” “The Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman on w...
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Federal appeals panel wants ruling on who can fight for Prop 8

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger refused to defend Prop 8 in court

A 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel surprised many Proposition 8 observers Jan. 4 when it suddenly issued five documents relating to the case.

But there was no decision in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the landmark case testing whether voters in California violated the U.S. Constitution when they amended the state constitution to ban marriage licenses for same-sex couples.

The bottom line of the documents was that the three-judge panel that heard arguments in an appeal of the case punted a critical question regarding legal standing to the California Supreme Court.