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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

Laura Prepon (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Laura Prepon Addresses Tom Cruise Dating & Anti-Gay Rumors

The “Orange is the New Black” star sets the record straight…

04/22/2014

Gay Couples Wed As California Lifts Stay on Same-Sex Marriages After Supreme Court Ruling

Florida Gays Sue To Force Recognition Of Marriages From California, Other States

Eight gay couples and the American Civil Liberties Union have sued the state of Florida, arguing it is discriminating against the couples by not recognizing same-sex marriages performed in California and other states where the unions are legal.

03/13/2014

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Clinton Calls Lesbian, Gay, Transgender Issues ‘The Last Unfinished Business’

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton said Sunday that the gay-rights cause made “incredible progress” on political and legal fronts in 2013, but progress should not be mistaken for success.

02/17/2014

Lady Gaga and Elton John attends the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Elton John, Lady Gaga Up For GLAAD Media Awards

The 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards gets underway in Los Angeles this spring and Elton John, Lady Gaga and the movie “Dallas Buyers Club” will be among the nominees for awards from the gay advocacy group.

01/30/2014

Humberto Salvador (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Sentencing Begins For Richmond Gang Members Who Raped Lesbian In ’08

A Richmond gang member has been sentenced to 31 years in prison for joining the gang rape of a lesbian in 2008.

01/26/2014

A same-sex marriage supporter stands on a friend's shoulders and waves a pride flag as she celebrates during a block party on Castro Street on June 26, 2013 in San Francisco. The Supreme Court of the United States struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco No Longer Among 10 ‘Gayest Cities In America’

San Francisco’s rep as the most LGBT-friendly city in the United States appears to be slipping, according to a newly-released ranking from The Advocate, a publication targeted at the gay community.

01/07/2014

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