Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
If Josh Dixon makes the cut at the US Olympic team trials in San Jose on Thursday, he could also make history as the first openly gay gymnast to compete at the Olympics.
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.
The chief witness in favor of California’s same-sex marriage ban at a landmark federal trial in San Francisco two years ago announced today he has changed his position.
The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro is in San Francisco to meet with gay rights activists and to chair a panel at a prestigious academic conference.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday in favor of a resolution to name a Navy ship in honor of murdered San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, considered the nation’s first openly gay major public office holder.
The San Diego City Council has voted unanimously to rename a street after gay civil rights hero Harvey Milk. Milk was assassinated less than a year after he took public office in San Francisco on the Board of Supervisors.
The California Supreme Court—with two new members seated in the past year—is set to hear arguments in San Francisco Tuesday on a key issue in the state’s legal battle over same-sex marriage.
A bill that would require California’s public schools to include the history of gay rights in their curricula won final legislative approval on Tuesday.
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.