Massive rallies were held in Oakland and San Francisco to demonstrate against police brutality as part of a national day of action calling to put a stop to police killings of unarmed minorities.
After losing a sex-discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley last week, Ellen Pao continues on her crusade to bring gender equality to the tech world, but this time with a focus on her home turf.
A paper company is using a new product on its shelves as a creative comeback to opponents of same-sex marriage in Ireland.
The San Francisco metropolitan area has the highest percentage of adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) in the U.S., according to a new Gallup poll survey.
Transgender students that identify as female can now be considered for enrollment at Mills College, an all-female school in Oakland.
President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”
Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.
After years of debate over the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy preventing gays from serving openly in the military, the Bay Area activists who led the campaign to repeal it are finally able to celebrate.
One of Facebook’s leaders is urging parents to let their daughters play video games because it is one way to close the gender gap in computer science.
The Obama Administration’s filing of a brief saying the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional is being viewed as a turning point for gay rights.