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Popular San Francisco Bar Accused Of Gay Discrimination

A popular bar in San Francisco is being accused of discrimination after two women were ejected for allegedly responding to anti-gay remarks.

03/29/2013

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act

Bay Area Law Professors Predict High Court Will Invalidate Prop. 8, DOMA

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.

03/28/2013

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Supreme Court Skeptical Of Law Preventing Federal Benefits For Gays

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.

03/27/2013

Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage converge in front of the US Supreme Court as the March for Marriage arrives at the court in Washington,DC on March 26, 2013. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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.

03/26/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

LGBT Americans Get New Protections After GOP Drops Anti-Violence Act Opposition

House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.

02/28/2013

Apple headquarters in Cupertino.

Silicon Valley Giants Urge Supreme Court To Overturn DOMA

Apple, Google and other leading Silicon Valley technology companies have joined hundreds across the nation in signing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act.

02/28/2013

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Large Majority of Californians Now Support Same-Sex Marriage

A new poll shows that nearly two-thirds of Californians now approve of allowing same-sex marriage couples to marry.

02/28/2013

San Francisco City Hall

Tax Relief Approved For SF City Workers With Same-Sex Partners

San Francisco city employees will soon receive tax relief for health benefits they receive for their same-sex partners in legislation given unanimous initial approval Tuesday by the city’s Board of Supervisors.

02/26/2013

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Gay Couples Offer Supreme Court Arguments For Full Marriage Equality

Gay and lesbian couples who are challenging California’s ban on same-sex marriage said Thursday that the Constitution prohibits discrimination against them in the nation’s largest state or anywhere else in America.

02/21/2013

Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

Obama Considers Weighing In On Prop. 8 Supreme Court Case

The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on gay marriage, a step that would mark a political victory for advocates of same-sex unions.

02/20/2013

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