Nearly a year after it was approved, two blocks in San Diego’s Hillcrest district have officially become Harvey Milk Street in honor of the gay civil rights hero.
A San Francisco supervisor has been trying to drum up support for a ballot measure that would rename San Francisco International Airport after gay rights icon Harvey Milk.
Supporters of California’s ban on same-sex marriage have filed their first briefs with U.S. Supreme Court ahead of the hearing on Proposition 8 set for March.
Despite misgivings from some gay rights advocates, President Barack Obama announced Monday he will nominate former GOP U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary, calling him “the leader our troops deserve.”
The Associated Students of the University of California Senate unanimously passed a resolution in November calling for Salvation Army donation boxes to be removed from campus residence halls on grounds that the Christian organization discriminates against gays and lesbians.
A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked California from enforcing a first-of-its-kind law that bars licensed psychotherapists from working to change the sexual orientations of gay minors.
A federal judge is considering whether to block a first-of-its kind California law that prohibits licensed therapists from counseling gay minors on how to become straight.
Congresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced a resolution calling on other states to follow California’s lead in outlawing gay conversion therapy on minors.
San Francisco’s gay and lesbian community cheered Tuesday night as voters in several states passed mandates approving same-sex marriage.
With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.