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Lesbian Libertys

ID Number: 31486
Maker: Lalo Alcaraz
Technique: offset
Date Made: 2009
Place Made: United States: California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 30.6 cm x 45.9 cm; 12 1/16 in x 18 1/16 in
Main Subject: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ)
Materials: glossy paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

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8 Lalo Alcaraz © 2008 ©2009 Lalo Alcaraz all rights reserved y que [artist's signature in ink] Lalo Alcaraz 09

Acquisition Number: 2009-200

This image is a response to Prop. 8, a California ballot proposition passed in the November 2008, general election. The measure added a new section (7.5) to Article I of the California Constitution. The new section reads: "Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California." By restricting the definition of marriage to opposite-sex couples, the proposition overturned the California Supreme Court's ruling of In re Marriage Cases that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. California's State Constitution put the measure into immediate effect the day after the election. The proposition did not affect domestic partnerships in California. (Source:

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