You don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.
Some couples have been in the spotlight, fighting for the legalization of same-sex marriage, while others have laid back, living a fairly normal life in the Bay Area.
A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling upholding a California law that barred mental counseling aimed at changing a minor’s sexual orientation.
There are no gay people in the host city for the 2014 Winter Olympics, according to mayor Anatoly Pakhomov, despite 400,000 residents, and a normal allotment of gay bars.
Former Minnesota punter Chris Kluwe says his special teams coordinator made anti-gay comments while Kluwe was with the Vikings, an allegation the coach “vehemently denies.”
Two of the major players in the passage of California’s now-defunct same-sex marriage ban are backing a campaign to overturn a new law allowing transgender students to choose which school restrooms they use and whether to play boys’ or girls’ sports.
Signaling a dramatic shift in Vatican tone, Pope Francis said the Catholic Church had become obsessed by “small-minded rules” about how to be faithful and that pastors should instead emphasize compassion over condemnation when discussing divisive social issues of abortion, gays and contraception.
More than 50,000 people are expected to attend this Sunday’s Oakland Pride celebration for the LGBTQ community…
GLAAD study found that of 101 films released by six major studios last year, 14 included characters identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual…
AIDS activist Sean Sasser, who rose to fame on season 3 of MTV’s “The Real World: San Francisco” has died. He was 44. …