Proposition 8 Overturned: All Eyes on West Hollywood
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 | 5 years ago
Elated lead attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies arrived in West Hollywood from San Francisco just hours after a federal judge overturned Proposition 8, speaking to a boisterous crowd at tiny park near Santa Monica Boulevard. Key advocates who pursued the legal fight against Prop. 8 are based in L.A. and West Hollywood, a small city that's home to an estimated 15,000 gay residents. At the same time, just 23 miles south in Long Beach, Southern California's next-largest gay population rallied in that beachside city's Bixby Park. Read more in "Prop. 8 Ruling: Thousands Rally In West Hollywood, Long Beach."