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California Dreamin’ - A Prop 8 Timeline couples. But the number of those times is less than the number of colors in the Pride Rainbow. We haven’t yet reached the end of that rainbow, or in this case, the beginning. There have not yet been enough positive motions to enable citizens to reach the final violet rays meaning safety and warmth for samegender couples. How Nancy Tannahill & Sharon Petty exchange vows in a small backyard ceremony in much longer before their home county of Santa Clara on 6/28/2008. They were the first lesbian couple in the couples wishing that county to obtain a marriage license. to marry get there, to that bright time and In California, there have been a number of place in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San sunny days, brief periods of time when the Diego, or anywhere else in the state... where legislation favors marriage for same-gender

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their California Dreamin’ can finally come true? Susan Hart Hellman is a freelance writer based in California. Susan@SusanHartHellman.com

Volume 5, Issue 2  

Autumn/Winter 2010