The two women who went to the Supreme Court to defeat Prop. 8 have a new joint memoir that discusses their lives and the legal battle.
Sandy Stier and Kris Perry who will be at Uncharted 2014 on Oct. 24-25 in downtown Berkeley. Photo: William Newton This year’s Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas 2014 is just six weeks away. Happening in downtown Berkeley on Friday Oct. 24 and Saturday Oct. 25, the Bay Area’s only ideas festival promises to be one of the most memorable […]
Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas is coming to downtown Berkeley on Oct. 24-25. You may have heard about Uncharted, either recently, or last year, when the inaugural festival was held to much acclaim. But what is an ideas festival? What happens there? Why should you come? Check out the snappy video above which was created to answer those questions, […]
Berkeley couple Kris Perry and Sandy Stier were married today, Friday June 28, at San Francisco City Hall. Attorney General Kamala Harris officiated. Photo: KTVU Prop. 8 plaintiffs and Berkeley couple Kris Perry and Sandy Stier were married this afternoon by Attorney General Kamala Harris at San Francisco City Hall. The wedding took place at around 4:30 […]
Kris Perry and Sandy Stier are the Berkeley women who filed a legal challenge to Prop. 8. They first tried to marry in 2004 when then-San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom began issuing licenses. They are the parents of four boys. Shortly after the Supreme Court released its ruling on Prop. 8 this morning, President Obama […]
The rainbow flag was raised at Berkeley City Hall this morning while the US Supreme Court was hearing oral arguments in the Proposition 8 case. The flag will also fly tomorrow, during the DOMA arguments. Photo: Lance Knobel The rainbow flag, a symbol of diversity and inclusiveness, was raised over Berkeley City Hall on Tuesday, […]
After a federal judge ruled that Prop 8 was unconstitutional on Wednesday, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier of Berkeley, the two women who brought the case, spoke out at a press conference in San Francisco. One poignant thought from Perry: “For so long, Sandy and I and our family have been regarded as less than, […]