Long Beach

Cesar Hernandez-Topete and Miguel Topete-Hernandez fell in love four years ago, became domestic partners in 2012. Now they run a successful business CakePops & Co in Long Beach, California, and are working toward becoming foster parents, hoping to eventually adopt. Cesar and Miguel are anxiously awaiting the Supreme Court’s decision on Prop. 8, hoping to publicly affirm their love and commitment.. Marriage to them is about family. “Our children will have parents that are married,” said Cesar, “not just domestic partners, but married, just like the other kids at school.” Read more about them here and watch them in this moving video on marriage equality.