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Hoover Tower at Stanford University (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Stanford Loses Title As Nation’s Most Gay-Friendly University

The Bay Area takes the rainbow cake for having the most epic Gay Pride festivities, but not so much when it comes to LGBTQ-friendly universities, according to a new ranking.

08/04/2015

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LGBT Studies Course At San Francisco High School May Be 1st In Nation

A San Francisco high school may be the first in the country to offer an LGBT studies course.

06/22/2015

Screenshot of Chobani Greek yogurt video featuring same-sex couple. (CBS)

Chobani Releases Sexy Yogurt Commercial Featuring Lesbian Couple In Bed

Add another to the list of gay-friendly advertisers — Chobani. The Greek yogurt company has released a romantic, undeniably hot commercial featuring a same-sex couple.

06/16/2015

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Gay Couples In Guam Begin Applying For Marriage Licenses; 1st U.S. Territory To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

The lesbian couple that sued to overturn a gay marriage ban were put to the front of the line Tuesday when Guam became the first U.S. territory to recognize gay marriage.

06/08/2015

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U.S. Military Celebrating Gay Pride Month, Honors Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Servicemembers

Maybe it’s all about who is the current commander-in-chief. Maybe it resonates more because of Caitlyn Jenner’s announcement this week. Maybe it’s just the new “normal” for the Department of Defense, but this month the DoD is making it very clear to the American public that the military supports Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.

06/02/2015

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National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Pride Month Declared By President Obama (Full Text)

“The Federal Government is now leading by example, ensuring that our employees and contractors are judged by the quality of their work, not by who they love. ” FULL TEXT OF PRESIDENT OBAMA DECLARATION

05/29/2015

People celebrate in San Francisco's Castro District following U.S. Supreme Court decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, 2013. (CBS)

Survey Says SF Castro District Is Becoming (Slightly) Less Gay

A November 2014 business survey of visitors and residents in San Francisco’s Castro and Upper Market neighborhoods indicates that new arrivals to the rapidly-growing area are less likely to identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

05/22/2015

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Jamaican Case Of Woman Lured By Rapists Posing As Lesbians In Online Chatroom Gains International Attention

President Barack Obama singled out the victim Angeline Jackson’s advocacy during his recent visit to Jamaica, telling a crowd that she courageously chose to speak out even though “as a woman and as a lesbian, justice and society were not always on her side.”

04/28/2015

Freitas Memorial Gymnasium at Marin Catholic High School in Kentfield, CA.  (Wikimedia Commons)

5 Nuns From Marin Catholic High School Walk Out Of Class In Protest Of Gay Rights Group

The five nuns walked out last Friday to protest the sponsors of a program intended to protect gay and lesbian teens from bullying.

04/22/2015

JULY 22: Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., is interviewed by Roll Call in her Cannon Building office, July 22, 2014. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

Congresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.

04/14/2015

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