President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”
Pride Weekend culminated in a huge block party in Civic Center Plaza. The celebration was reminiscent of an old school San Francisco love-in — on steroids.
The fog and cold stayed away, but Silicon Valley’s tech community was out in full force at Sunday’s 19th Annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco.
San Francisco’s Gay Pride event is in its 44th year; the parade got started Sunday morning at Beale and Market streets and continues on Market Street to Eighth Street.
Pride 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.
Vice President Joe Biden declared that protecting gay rights is a defining mark of a civilized nation takes precedence over national cultures and social traditions.
A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling banning the removal of prospective jurors because of their sexual orientation.
Four-legged gardeners will assist with weed mitigation this weekend on San Francisco’s Twin Peaks hillside in preparation for Pride Weekend, according to public works officials.
President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a White House official said Monday.
Two princes fall in love, marry and are rescued by a lesbian princess in this new children’s fairy tale book that hit international bookshelves, major retailers and local libraries.