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KCBS Sports Fans: Jason Collins, Michael Sam Sagas May Herald The New Ordinary

Both Jason Collins and Michael Sam made history over the weekend. Now, let’s hope what they represent becomes ordinary enough that it’s unremarkable. Let’s hope the phrase “first openly-gay” is only attached to their names in history books.

02/24/2014

Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with Quinton Patton #11 after a touchdown in the third quarter against the Carolina Panthers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kaepernick Says Teammates Won’t Care If Player Is Gay

If the 49ers end up drafting openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam, the team will look past his sexuality in hopes that he can help the red and gold return to the Super Bowl, according to comments from quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

02/18/2014

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Clinton Calls Lesbian, Gay, Transgender Issues ‘The Last Unfinished Business’

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton said Sunday that the gay-rights cause made “incredible progress” on political and legal fronts in 2013, but progress should not be mistaken for success.

02/17/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Two Different Paths For Two Bay Area Same-Sex Couples

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.

02/12/2014

Lady Gaga and Elton John attends the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Elton John, Lady Gaga Up For GLAAD Media Awards

The 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards gets underway in Los Angeles this spring and Elton John, Lady Gaga and the movie “Dallas Buyers Club” will be among the nominees for awards from the gay advocacy group.

01/30/2014

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Push To Reconsider Sexual ‘Conversion Therapy’ Rejected By Federal Judges

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.

01/29/2014

The Olympic Cauldron is tested by fire crews at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Park in the Costal Cluster on January 27, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Sochi Mayor Proclaims ‘No Gays’ In City On Eve Of Winter Olympics

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.

01/27/2014

A same-sex marriage supporter stands on a friend's shoulders and waves a pride flag as she celebrates during a block party on Castro Street on June 26, 2013 in San Francisco. The Supreme Court of the United States struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco No Longer Among 10 ‘Gayest Cities In America’

San Francisco’s rep as the most LGBT-friendly city in the United States appears to be slipping, according to a newly-released ranking from The Advocate, a publication targeted at the gay community.

01/07/2014

SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 29: Punter Chris Kluwe #5 of the Oakland Raiders punts against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on August 29, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Ex-Vikings Punter Calls Coach ‘Bigot,’ Claims Anti-Gay Comments

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.”

01/03/2014

Bob Sodervick waves a gay pride flag outside of San Francisco City Hall June 17, 2008 in San Francisco, California. Same-sex couples throughout California are rushing to get married as counties begin issuing marriage license after a State Supreme Court ruling to allow same-sex marriage.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gay Couple Will Be 1st To Get Married Atop Rose Parade Float

The men who plan to become the first gay couple married on a Rose Parade float say they’re too busy planning their wedding to think much about a proposed parade boycott.

12/31/2013

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