Common-law marriage. The initiative also includes language authorizing businesses to exclude individuals from facilities for not looking masculine or feminine enough, and preventing individuals from bringing legal action to enforce discrimination laws. LA Times online.
The issuance of such licenses was halted from November 5, through June 27, though existing same-sex marriages continued to be valid due to the passage of Proposition 8 —a state constitutional amendment barring same-sex marriages. Cambridge University Press.
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When it came time for Leigh Weissman and Kevin Olusola to plan their wedding in Simi Valley, California, it was important for the couple, "to With the U. Governor Brown then directed all county clerks to comply with district court ruling. Representative from Massachusetts Barney Frank , himself openly gay, criticized San Francisco's actions, saying it was a "symbolic point" that diverted attention from the real struggle for gay rights.