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15 Advancements LGBT Community Will Be Celebrating During SF Pride

Public support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights has come a long way since California narrowly passed the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban in 2008.

06/22/2015

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No Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Monday; Supreme Court Watchers Eye Possible Thursday Ruling

Those expecting a landmark ruling on the fate of same-sex marriage from the U.S. Supreme Court will have to wait until at least Thursday after justices failed to release their opinion on the case Monday morning.

06/22/2015

Rick Welts smiles at a press conference to introduce him as the new President and Chief Operating Officer of the Golden State Warriors on September 27, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors President Named Grand Marshal Of SF Gay Pride Parade

Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts still will have a reason to celebrate if his team doesn’t win the NBA championship: he’s been named as the celebrity grand marshal of San Francisco’s gay pride parade.

06/16/2015

A gay couple kisses in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral during a demonstration in support of same-sex marriages, in Guadalajara, Jalisco State, on February 18, 2012. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage Now Legal In Mexico

Mexico’s supreme court has ruled it is unconstitutional for Mexican states to bar same-sex marriages.

06/15/2015

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Gay Couples In Guam Begin Applying For Marriage Licenses; 1st U.S. Territory To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

The lesbian couple that sued to overturn a gay marriage ban were put to the front of the line Tuesday when Guam became the first U.S. territory to recognize gay marriage.

06/08/2015

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‘Intolerant Jackass Act’ Proponents Can Begin Collecting Signatures

While the status of a “Sodomite Suppression Act” proposed state ballot initiative remains in limbo, proponents of a rival “Intolerant Jackass Act” initiative were cleared by state Secretary of State Alex Padilla to begin collecting signatures Wednesday.

06/03/2015

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U.S. Military Celebrating Gay Pride Month, Honors Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Servicemembers

Maybe it’s all about who is the current commander-in-chief. Maybe it resonates more because of Caitlyn Jenner’s announcement this week. Maybe it’s just the new “normal” for the Department of Defense, but this month the DoD is making it very clear to the American public that the military supports Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.

06/02/2015

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National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Pride Month Declared By President Obama (Full Text)

“The Federal Government is now leading by example, ensuring that our employees and contractors are judged by the quality of their work, not by who they love. ” FULL TEXT OF PRESIDENT OBAMA DECLARATION

05/29/2015

People celebrate in San Francisco's Castro District following U.S. Supreme Court decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, 2013. (CBS)

Survey Says SF Castro District Is Becoming (Slightly) Less Gay

A November 2014 business survey of visitors and residents in San Francisco’s Castro and Upper Market neighborhoods indicates that new arrivals to the rapidly-growing area are less likely to identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

05/22/2015

President Barack Obama addressed the nation about a possible military strike on Syria on September 10, 2013. (CBS)

‘President Of California,’ Death To Gays, Ban On Eating Shellfish Among Ballot Initiatives Awaiting Official Processing From Attorney General

In the land of direct democracy, anyone with $200 can get just about anything approved for signature gathering, and anyone with enough signatures can get their idea on the ballot for a vote, and this year, one of those items would declare a “president of California.”

05/21/2015

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