Anti-LGBT Russians Use Country's Flag To Counter Facebook Rainbow Flag FilterFacebook’s rainbow flag filter for user’s profile images proved to be wildly popular following Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage in all 50 states, while also creating a backlash on the other side the world.
Russia Bans Gay Drivers To 'Reduce Deaths From Traffic Accidents'Decree Number 1604 gives officials the right to deny drivers licenses to people with certain "disorders." The list includes everything from sexual preference and gender identity, to schizophrenia and pathological gambling.
Salvation Army Denies It's Anti-Gay After LGBT Website Surfaces Controversial Internal DocumentsThe Salvation Army, widely known for its homeless shelters, thrifts stores and holiday bell ringers, has many LGBT advocates thinking twice about dropping coins into those red tin coffers.
San Francisco, Bay Area Gear Up For Pride Weekend 2014Pride Weekend is gearing up to be a packed two days with some events starting Friday to celebrate the LGBT community in the Bay Area and around the world.
New Jersey Gov. Christie Denounces Gov. Rick Perry Comments On Homosexuality During San Francisco VisitNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is denouncing comments by fellow Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry comparing homosexuality to alcoholism in which people can choose to change their behavior.
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.
From NFL Draft to Arkansas, State Legislature To Singing Competition, Gay Milestones Change Cultural Norms WorldwideA 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.
Mozilla CEO Resignation Over Gay Marriage Stance Raises Free-Speech IssuesThe 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.
Florida Gays Sue To Force Recognition Of Marriages From California, Other StatesEight gay couples and the American Civil Liberties Union have sued the state of Florida, arguing it is discriminating against the couples by not recognizing same-sex marriages performed in California and other states where the unions are legal.
KCBS Sports Fans: Jason Collins, Michael Sam Sagas May Herald The New OrdinaryBoth Jason Collins and Michael Sam made history over the weekend. Now, let's hope what they represent becomes ordinary enough that it's unremarkable. Let's hope the phrase "first openly-gay" is only attached to their names in history books.
49ers CB Culliver Offers New Apology For Anti-Gay CommentsSan Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver apologized Thursday for anti-gay comments he made to a comedian during Super Bowl media day, saying "that's not what I feel in my heart."
KCBS Sports Fans: Culliver Remarks Not SurprisingPlease don't take this the wrong way, but I'm having a hard time getting all worked up about what Chris Culliver said.