Homophobia

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr in the KCBS Studio.

San Francisco Police Officers Suspended Over Racist, Homophobic Texts; Firings Recommended

8 of the 14 San Francisco police officers investigated for sending racist and homophobic text messages have been suspended with a recommendation for termination.

04/03/2015

Surveillance video of an attack of a woman on Market Street during San Francisco Pride weekend on June 30, 2013. (San Francisco Police Department)

‘Pink Saturday’ In San Francisco’s Castro District Canceled By Organizers Citing Increasing Violence

San Francisco’s Pink Saturday, the annual the street party held on the eve of the LGBT Pride Celebration in the Castro District, has has been canceled due safety and security concerns, the event’s hosts said.

02/17/2015

Juvenile offenders would have an easier time putting their pasts behind them under bills working their way through the Legislature.

California Assembly Committee Tackles Homophobia In Sports

Golden State Warriors executive Rick Welts was one of the featured speakers at a state Assembly committee hearing Monday to address homophobia in amateur and professional sports.

06/23/2014

Former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich (Mozilla Foundation)

Mozilla CEO Resignation Over Gay Marriage Stance Raises Free-Speech Issues

The resignation of Mozilla’s CEO amid outrage that he supported an anti-gay marriage campaign is prompting concerns about how Silicon Valley’s strongly liberal culture might quash the very openness that is at the region’s foundation.

04/04/2014

(CBS)

Transsexual Woman Among SF Crime Victims Honored For Willingness To Testify

Mia Tu Mutch was just one of several crime victims, and witnesses to violent crimes, honored by District Attorney George Gascon on Wednesday for heroic acts that helped solve some of San Francisco’s highest profile cases.

04/26/2012

(Adam Jan/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Summit Addresses School Bullying Of Gay, Lesbian Students

Monday’s legal battle over gay marriage in California came amid growing concerns about how gay and lesbian children were being treated at school.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/06/2010