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Fred Phelps (Wikimedia Commons)

Fred Phelps, Scourge Of LGBT Community Dead At 84

The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.

03/20/2014

Larry Brinkin

Prominent SF Gay Rights Activist Arrested On Child Porn Charges

San Francisco police arrested gay rights activist Larry Brinkin on Friday on charges that he had images of children as young as a year-old engaging in sex acts with adults. The 66-year-old has been for investigation of felony possession of child pornography.

06/26/2012

An immigration protester makes a phone call from inside the occupied Oakland headquarters of the Obama campaign. (CBS)

Obama’s Oakland Headquarters Occupied By Immigration Reform Protesters

The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin giving work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives, according to administration officials. The shift comes as immigration reform activists have occupied Obama’s Oakland campaign headquarters.

06/15/2012

Mr. Clooney Goes To Washington

Mr. Clooney Goes To Washington

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) – President Barack Obama met with activist-actor George Clooney at the White House on Tuesday to discuss U.S. involvement in Sudan ahead of a critical election early next year in Africa’s largest nation. […]

CBS San Francisco–10/12/2010

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