Currently, health benefits in same-sex partnerships are taxed by the federal government as income, although some California companies reimburse that tax to their employees.
Faced with intense pressure from two flanks, the Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday it needed more time for consultations before deciding whether to move away from its policy of excluding gays as scouts or adult leaders. The move postpones a resolution for a Bay Area family that has been fighting the ban for months.
“ParaNorman,” “Smash” and Frank Ocean are among the nominees for the 24th annual awards gala. Winners announced at events in L.A., New York and San Francisco…
Was it a proud revelation, or an impassioned case for privacy? A coming-out speech, or a why-SHOULD-I-come-out speech? Too little and too late, or just enough?
A federal appeals court has put the brakes on a first-of-its-kind California law that bans therapy that aims to turn gay minors straight.
A Christian legal group has filed a lawsuit to overturn a first-of-its-kind California law that prohibits licensed mental health professionals from practicing therapies aimed at making gay and lesbian teenagers straight.
The California State Assembly has approved what supporters say would be the nation’s first ban on a form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay people straight.
The San Francisco 49ers have become the first National Football League team to join an online movement supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and condemning the harassment and bullying they face.
According to the Marin Independent Journal, the Atlanta-based chain has purchased the Carl’s Jr. site on Rowland Way in Novato this July, with plans to remodel and open as a Chick-fil-A sometime over the next two years.
San Jose’s Pride Celebration 2012, titled “Equality for Everyone,” will kick off the 37th annual event on Friday with a news conference highlighting this year’s health-focused theme.