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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie greets well-wishers outside a flower shop in San Francisco, June 13, 2014 (CBS)

New Jersey Gov. Christie Denounces Gov. Rick Perry Comments On Homosexuality During San Francisco Visit

New 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.

06/13/2014

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Former Richmond Police Records Specialist Claims She Was Fired Over Her Religious Views

A records specialist at the Richmond Police Department alleges that some of the department’s top brass discriminated against her due to her religious views and wrongfully terminated her, in part because she allegedly discriminated against a lesbian police volunteer.

06/12/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) takes questions at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on June 11, 2014. (CBS)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Compares Homosexuality To Alcoholism In San Francisco Appearance

Texas Gov. Rick Perry raised eyebrows during his appearance at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco Wednesday night, when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism.

06/12/2014

George Takei (credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

George Takei Sees Gay Pride Beginning In Japan

Takei hopes his Japanese counterparts will one day join the equal rights movement for sexual minorities…

06/05/2014

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

UC President Napolitano Forms LGBT Advisory Group

University of California President Janet Napolitano is trying to create a more welcome and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.

06/03/2014

A Christian holding a crucifix praying beads (Saif Dahlah/AFP/Getty Images)

East Bay Diocese Defends Morality Clause In Teacher Contracts

The Diocese is defending a so called morality clause driving some teachers away from East Bay Catholic schools.

05/25/2014

Humberto Salvador (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Man Sentenced To 400 Years Prison For Orchestrating Gang Rape Of Lesbian In Richmond

A Northern California man who authorities say orchestrated a woman’s rape in part because she was a lesbian has been sentenced to more than 400 years to life in prison.

05/20/2014

Cameron Hamilton

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.

05/16/2014

The alleged sexual offenses took place over three or four years until the victim, who was not a Cub Scout, was 16. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

California Proposal Wants To Ban Judges From Serving As Boy Scout Leaders

If adopted affiliating with the Scouts could led to a removal from the bench.

05/15/2014

Toyota. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Dealership’s Lesbian Couple Ad Tests Remaining Shock Value Of Same-Sex Couples

An Oakland Car dealership’s new ad campaign is turning some heads by featuring a lesbian couple, while prompting others to ask, “What’s the big deal?”

05/08/2014

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