It’s tempting to compare Jason Collins with Jackie Robinson; after all, the biopic about Robinson, “42″, is a hot movie ticket right now and both are pioneers.
It turns out that for the past few years, with no one watching, an NFL team — with its machismo and tough guys — had reached a certain understanding with one of its players. The player was gay, many on the team knew it, and no one cared.
Sonoma County authorities say a second person is in custody in an alleged hate crime attack on a gay man in a schoolyard.
A Sonoma County teen has been arrested on suspicion of committing a hate crime in an attack on a gay man in a schoolyard.
A popular bar in San Francisco is being accused of discrimination after two women were ejected for allegedly responding to anti-gay remarks.
Kwame Harris is acknowledging publicly that he’s gay. The former Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman discussed his sexuality Friday on CNN.
Two Bay Area constitutional law professors predicted the U.S. Supreme Court will invalidate Proposition 8 and a key section of the federal Defense of Marriage Act. But they expect the rulings to be narrow, limited or splintered.
The Supreme Court is indicating it could strike down the federal law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits for married people.
The Supreme Court dove into a historic debate on gay rights Tuesday that could soon lead to resumption of same-sex marriage in California, but the justices signaled they may not be ready for a major national ruling on whether America’s gays and lesbians have a right to marry.
A first of its kind survey in California has looked at mental health disparities for gays. The findings were released Monday in Pleasant Hill.