Last week's glory was marred only by the freakish passage of California's Proposition 8, which seeks to revoke the marriage rights of the state's same-sex couples. But the outpouring of outrage that's greeted the hateful legislation (since when does the majority get to vote on the rights of a minority?) has been an awesome consolation prize, proving that marriage equality has made the leap from fringe obsession to American civil rights issue. Today, Seattle makes its feelings on the issue known. (Rally at noon in Volunteer Park, march to Westlake Center at 1 pm, rally at Westlake Center at 2 pm. Info and updates at