Proposition 8 serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California, and to officially reclassify their relationships and families as inferior to those of opposite-sex couples. The Constitution simply does not allow for laws of this sort.
From today's 2-1 decision by a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court.
The Supreme Court is not likely to rule before the November election, fwiw.
ETA and in a total coincidence, the Whomping Willows' Luna/Ginny song & vid went live today on YouTube (it's their counterpart to their "Draco & Harry Secretly Want to Make Out (that clip is from their Infinitus performance, btw, and they'll be back for Ascendio)).