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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

Humberto Salvador (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Alleged Ringleader Convicted In 2008 Gang Rape Of Lesbian Woman In Richmond

A jury Wednesday found the alleged ringleader in a brutal 2008 gang rape of a lesbian woman in Richmond guilty of kidnapping and gang rape in addition to committing a hate crime and gang-related enhancements.

12/18/2013

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Lesbian Victim Testifies Of Alleged 2008 Gang Rape

A 33-year-old Northern California woman who was allegedly gang raped partly because she is a lesbian is testifying at the trial of one of four men charged in the brutal attack that unfolded on a Richmond street five years ago.

12/04/2013

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En Vogue & Weddings Featured At Oakland’s Pride Celebration

More than 50,000 people are expected to attend this Sunday’s Oakland Pride celebration for the LGBTQ community…

09/01/2013

(L-R) Daniel Craig & Javier Bardem in "Skyfall" (credit: Columbia Pictures)

GLAAD Finds Movies Lag Behind TV In LGBT Roles

GLAAD study found that of 101 films released by six major studios last year, 14 included characters identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual…

08/21/2013

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Census: More Than 25% Of San Francisco’s Homeless Say They Are Gay

More than one-quarter of the homeless people counted in San Francisco this year identified themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, a proportion that surprised veteran advocates for the homeless.

06/22/2013

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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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