President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”
An apparently vacant home and store that burned near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland early this morning had been used by political activists for squatting, meetings and events for years, fire officials said Wednesday.
At the All-Star game in Minnesota, former Oakland A’s and Los Angeles Dodger star Glenn Burke, will be honored for his role in a movement that is just now gaining traction on the sports landscape.
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener will introduce a resolution at this afternoon’s Board of Supervisors meeting asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to end its ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
Blood drives will be held across the Bay Area and country on Friday in order to pressure the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to lift the ban that prohibits gay and bisexual men from donating blood.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation replacing language in state law that defines marriage as “between a man and a woman.”
Silicon Valley lawmakers say gay men should no longer be banned from donating blood and are calling for members of the LGBT community to join a national “Gay Blood Drive Day” later this week to get the word out.
Burger fans are racing to grab ‘proud’ burgers from a chain in San Francisco whose ad campaign is going viral.
Turnout at the 2014 San Francisco Pride Parade set records for the number of spectators and floats, but perhaps even more significant is the overwhelming support the event now receives from businesses, including some of Silicon Valley’s most high-profile firms.
At least 65 arrests for public intoxication were made in San Francisco in neighborhoods hosting Pride celebrations on Saturday.