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Brian Boitano Signs Copies Of His Book "What Would Brian Boitano Make?" (Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Bay Area Native Brian Boitano Officially Comes Out Ahead Of Olympic Role

Brian Boitano decided to keep his sexual orientation private until he was appointed to the delegation that will represent the United States at the Sochi Olympics.

12/19/2013

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En Vogue & Weddings Featured At Oakland’s Pride Celebration

More than 50,000 people are expected to attend this Sunday’s Oakland Pride celebration for the LGBTQ community…

09/01/2013

A donor gives blood. (CBS)

Campbell Mayor Wants Feds To Lift Ban On Gay Men Donating Blood

Campbell Mayor Evan Low is fighting for gay men to be able to donate blood in an effort that has spread nationwide.

08/21/2013

(L-R) Daniel Craig & Javier Bardem in "Skyfall" (credit: Columbia Pictures)

GLAAD Finds Movies Lag Behind TV In LGBT Roles

GLAAD study found that of 101 films released by six major studios last year, 14 included characters identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual…

08/21/2013

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Bay Area Activists Call For Vodka Boycott Over Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws

A handful of protesters in San Francisco called for a boycott of Russian-made vodka Tuesday after that country’s lawmakers recently enacted what critics are calling anti-gay legislation.

08/06/2013

Pope Francis gestures as he answers reporters questions during a news conference aboard the papal flight on the journey back from Brazil, Monday, July 29, 2013. (LUCA ZENNARO/AFP/Getty Images/Pool)

Gay Leaders Encouraged By Pope’s Comments On Gays

Pope Francis reached out to gays on Monday. “If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” Francis asked. “We shouldn’t marginalize people for this. They must be integrated into society.”

07/29/2013

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Census: More Than 25% Of San Francisco’s Homeless Say They Are Gay

More than one-quarter of the homeless people counted in San Francisco this year identified themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, a proportion that surprised veteran advocates for the homeless.

06/22/2013

Bottles of antiretroviral drug Truvada are displayed at Jack's Pharmacy on November 23, 2010 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

East Bay Renew Efforts To Reduce HIV Infection

Oakland is ground zero for an ambitious effort aimed at reducing the rate of HIV infection in young gay men of color. Margie Shafer explains in this KCBS Cover Story.

06/20/2013

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City Of San Leandro, Police Dept. Face Discrimination Lawsuit From Gay Men

The city of San Leandro and its police department are being sued in federal court for allegedly targeting gay men in a sting operation at the local marina.

06/14/2013

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Our 5 Favorite San Francisco Gay Bars

San Francisco is one of the planet’s gay Meccas, home to the world-famous Castro District. Here are our five favorite spots in the ‘Stro to knock back a cocktail or four, cruise for eye-candy and bust a move.

CBS San Francisco–06/01/2013

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