A woman who was beaten, gang-raped and taunted about her sexual orientation in Richmond more than five years ago appeared in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday to recount harrowing details of the attack after opening statements in the trial against her alleged main attacker.
A fight at Hercules High School last month that involved a transgender student prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District board to hold a special meeting Monday evening.
Luke “Sasha” Fleischman, the 18-year-old victim who was set on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month, is being released from the hospital just in time for Thanksgiving.
A broad coalition of community groups and the Harvey Milk Foundation are honoring the 35th anniversary of slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone in back-to-back vigil and marches starting Wednesday afternoon.
The defense lawyer for a 16-year-old boy accused of setting a skirt-wearing teen on fire on an AC Transit bus three weeks ago said Tuesday that he will seek to have the boy prosecuted in juvenile court instead of in adult court.
A new health campaign launched in California has the goal of curbing smoking. While that goal may be nothing new, the target audience is.
Police and school administrators are investigating a fight at Hercules High School earlier this week that may have involved a transgender student.
A conservative coalition is seeking to overturn a recently passed law that gives transgendered students certain rights in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the law, that lets transgender students use either the boys or girls restroom and lets them play on whichever sports team they feel most comfortable on, in September.
Opponents of a new California law that gives transgender students certain rights say they have collected enough signatures for a ballot measure that would repeal the law.
Two of the major players in the passage of California’s now-defunct same-sex marriage ban are backing a campaign to overturn a new law allowing transgender students to choose which school restrooms they use and whether to play boys’ or girls’ sports.