PHOTO: The back page (left) and front page (right) of a local newspaper's coverage of my small college town's gay pride celebration. Corvallis, Oregon has a population of 50,000 and is home to Oregon State University, located about 80 miles south of Portland and 40 miles north of Eugene. (See Canda Fuqua, "A dose of Pride: More Pride than ever, Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage helps bolster crowd at annual Corvallis Event," Corvallis Gazette-Times, Jun. 30, 2013, p. A1, A10)
UPDATE (7/3/13): See OSU student newspaper coverage by Emma-Kate Schaake, "Pride community celebrates in park," Barometer, July 3, 103, p. 1-2
My local newspaper also ran a national story by Lisa Leff, Associated Press, "Same-Sex marriage foes seek halt in California," Gazette-Times, p. A2, which ran in Oregonian, Jun. 30, 2013, p. A4 For more on this, see: Rex Wockner, "Prop 8 dies, plaintiff couples marry," wockner.blogspot.com posted Jun. 29, 2013, John Aravosis, "Religious right petitions Supreme Court to stop CA gay marriages," americablog.com posted Jun. 29, 2013, Jim Burroway, "Prop 8 Supporters Try Desperation Shot," boxturtlebulletin.com posted Jun. 29, 2013 and SCOTUS to ADF: Go Away, "SCOTUS to ADF: Go Away," boxturtlebulletin.com posted Jun. 30, 2013.
PHOTO: Jan. 9, 1976 feature article by Anne Wood, "Gay women: Coming out of the closet in Corvallis, 'Now I want to marry this woman,'" on p. 7-8 of Corvallis Gazette-Times.. See previous posts Gay 1976 newspaper controversy (5/3/06) and Supreme Court gay marriage decision vindicates Jack Baker and W. Dorr Legg 50 years later (7/27/13).