Some members of the San Jose City Council are urging Mayor Chuck Reed to join other mayors in signing a statement supporting same-sex marriage.
The state Senate has approved what supporters say would be the nation’s first ban on a form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay people straight.
Maryland’s highest court has ruled that a lesbian couple married in San Francisco can legally file for divorce, even though Maryland’s own same-sex marriage law does not take effect until next year.
High-profile advocates of same-sex marriage in San Francisco are thrilled that two high-ranking members of the Obama administration seem to have changed their positions on gay marriage.
The now-retired federal judge who struck down Proposition 8 said at a meeting in San Francisco Thursday he thinks same-sex marriage is “an idea whose time has come.”
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is being asked to develop a plan to help aging members of the city’s large LGBT community with a task force that would come up with policy recommendations.
California public universities may soon ask students about their sexual orientation.
The next influx of University of California students may be asked to state their sexual orientation.
A new poll finds that six out of every 10 voters in California now support allowing same-sex couples to get married, a significant increase since the state voted to ban same-sex marriage a little more than two years ago.
A Republican-led House of Representatives group announced Friday it will appeal a decision in which a federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday struck down the U.S. Defense of Marriage Act.