Stanford Loses Title As Nation's Most Gay-Friendly UniversityThe 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.
LGBT Studies Course At San Francisco High School May Be 1st In NationA San Francisco high school may be the first in the country to offer an LGBT studies course.
Chobani Releases Sexy Yogurt Commercial Featuring Lesbian Couple In BedAdd 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.
Gay Couples In Guam Begin Applying For Marriage Licenses; 1st U.S. Territory To Recognize Same-Sex MarriageThe 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.
U.S. Military Celebrating Gay Pride Month, Honors Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender ServicemembersMaybe 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.
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
Survey Says SF Castro District Is Becoming (Slightly) Less GayA 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.
Jamaican Case Of Woman Lured By Rapists Posing As Lesbians In Online Chatroom Gains International AttentionPresident 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."
5 Nuns From Marin Catholic High School Walk Out Of Class In Protest Of Gay Rights GroupThe five nuns walked out last Friday to protest the sponsors of a program intended to protect gay and lesbian teens from bullying.
Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion TherapyCongresswoman 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.
Military Leaders Express Concerns Over Lifting Ban On Transgender People Serving In Armed ForcesU.S. military leaders have expressed reservations about any move to lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces, an issue since Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s suggestion that he is open to the idea, officials say.
'Death Penalty For Gays' Ballot Initiative May Be Allowed To Proceed Under California LawA ballot proposal criminalizing sodomy and allowing the death penalty for anyone who "touches another person of the same gender for purposes of sexual gratification" is moving forward because constitutionally, there is really no way to stop it, despite the neo-Nazi nature of the proposed law.