<span>Ken Starr recently filed a motion to forcibly divorce 18,000 same-sex couples that were married in California before the passage of Prop 8.</span>
Dustin Lance Black, screenwriter of the motion picture "Milk," gives an emotional acceptance speech after winning the Oscar for best screenplay.
Sean Penn made a strong statement for equal marriage at the Oscars, an echo of the grassroots campaign working to fight the rollback of gay rights in California.
Barack Obama's choice of Rick Warren to give the invocation at his inauguration in January has sparked a wave of protest from LGBT groups and their allies.
MSNBC's Keith Olbermann comments on the passing of Proposition 8 in California, banning same-sex marriage in that state