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California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lieutenant Governor Newsom Demands Apology From Gov. Perry Over Homosexuality, Alcoholism Comparison

San Francisco’s former mayor, who was thrust on the national stage when he legalized same-sex marriage in the city in 2004, is now demanding an apology from Texas Governor Rick Perry after he likened homosexuality to alcoholism in an appearance at the Commonwealth Club Wednesday.

06/12/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) takes questions at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on June 11, 2014. (CBS)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Compares Homosexuality To Alcoholism In San Francisco Appearance

Texas Gov. Rick Perry raised eyebrows during his appearance at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco Wednesday night, when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism.

06/12/2014

Rick Imirowicz (L) and his husband Terrance Health hold hands to pose for a videographer after their wedding ceremony at All Souls Unitarian Church on the first day same-sex couples are legal to wed under a new law March 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. The District of Columbia has become the sixth in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A federal judge struck down Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage on Friday, but her decision resulted in confusion over whether gay couples could immediately be given marriage licenses.

06/06/2014

George Takei (credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

George Takei Sees Gay Pride Beginning In Japan

Takei hopes his Japanese counterparts will one day join the equal rights movement for sexual minorities…

06/05/2014

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

UC President Napolitano Forms LGBT Advisory Group

University of California President Janet Napolitano is trying to create a more welcome and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.

06/03/2014

A Christian holding a crucifix praying beads (Saif Dahlah/AFP/Getty Images)

East Bay Diocese Defends Morality Clause In Teacher Contracts

The Diocese is defending a so called morality clause driving some teachers away from East Bay Catholic schools.

05/25/2014

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui attends 'Monsoon Shootout' Photocall during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 18, 2013 in Cannes, France.  (Credit Samir Hussein/Getty Images)

Bollywood Film Breaks Cultural Barrier With First Ever Gay Character

Bollywood’s conservative culture produces movies depicting no forms of affection, not even an on-screen kiss, however filmmakers may break conservative boundaries and create the first gay character.

05/21/2014

Cameron Hamilton

Central Valley Mayor Tells Bullying Victims They Need To “Grow A Pair”

A Central California mayor’s remarks that bullying victims should toughen up and defend themselves has sparked anger among some city officials and gay rights advocates.

05/16/2014

The alleged sexual offenses took place over three or four years until the victim, who was not a Cub Scout, was 16. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

California Proposal Wants To Ban Judges From Serving As Boy Scout Leaders

If adopted affiliating with the Scouts could led to a removal from the bench.

05/15/2014

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases

From NFL Draft to Arkansas, State Legislature To Singing Competition, Gay Milestones Change Cultural Norms Worldwide

A gay American football player kissed his boyfriend on national TV after being drafted by the National Football League; gay marriage arrived in the Bible Belt; a bearded cross-dresser won one of the biggest TV song competitions in the world.

05/13/2014

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