How to get married at UC Berkeley

In celebration of the Supreme Court’s Friday decision to recognize marriage equality as a fundamental Constitutional right, we at the Clog have assembled a guide on how to arrange a spectacular wedding at UC Berkeley. For every Bear who bleeds blue, gold, and/or rainbow streaks, we hope you consider UC
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ICYMI: San Francisco Pride Parade

This year’s San Francisco Pride was a weekend to remember. The event expressed levels of love, empowerment and, well, pride, shared and celebrated by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and its allies. The theme of this year’s Pride Parade was “Equality Without Exception.” With the Supreme Court’s Friday decision to declare same-sex
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A two-male fairytale breaks ground in children’s literature

Let’s think back to bedtime stories: thin, hardbound books stacked atop the bedside table, unassuming but full of magic, wisdom and fantastical stories. Mother Goose, nursery rhymes, fairy tales and fables, princes slaying dragons, kings marrying off their fairest daughter to the most worthy suitor and the new royal couple
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Change we can believe in

NATIONAL AFFAIRS: We are encouraged and ecstatic by President Barack Obama’s public announcement that he supports same-sex marriage.

With President Barack Obama’s Wednesday announcement in support of same-sex marriage, the country is on its way to becoming, as our Founding Fathers put it, a more perfect Union. Obama’s declaration is historically significant and monumentally important. No president has ever come out in favor of marriage equality before Obama.
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The noble struggle

STATE ISSUES: By ruling California’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals set a just precedent.

For too long, the rights of same-sex couples have remained suspended in California, inexplicably restricted by a law that is both rationally and morally reprehensible. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ Tuesday ruling that struck down the state’s same-sex marriage ban — passed by ballot initiative Proposition 8 in
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Federal appeals court rules Prop 8 unconstitutional

A federal appeals court ruled California’s 2008 voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional Tuesday, upholding an August 2010 decision. “Proposition 8 serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California, and to officially reclassify their relationships and
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FAFSA’s folly

NATIONAL ISSUES: The inability of students with same-sex parents to file a FAFSA causes inconvenient confusion and difficulty.

As if filing a FAFSA each year weren’t a hassle enough, an article this past Saturday in The New York Times examined the undue difficulties faced by students with same-sex parents in filing their financial aid forms. Students are only permitted to list one of their mothers or fathers on
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