LGBT

(CBS SF)

Transgender People Facing Hurdles When ID’s Don’t Match Identities

Inaccurate or mismatched ID’s are “an enormous issue for transgender people,” according to Sasha Buchert of the Transgender Law Center.

10/01/2014

(L-R) Gaby Hoffmann as Ali Pfefferman & Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman in  "Transparent" (credit: Amazon Studios)

‘Transparent': A New Dramedy Where Dad Becomes Mom

“I’m overwhelmed,” says Tambor, “but I’m having the time of my life. I find Maura oddly accessible.”

10/01/2014

Amber Tamblyn as Jenny and Aly Michalka as Brooke in "Two and Half Men" (credit: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. Entertainment/CBS)

LGBT Depictions Increase On Television

With the edge going to cable & Internet, TV has increased its depiction of LGBT characters…

10/01/2014

(Castrostreet.org)

SF Castro District Streets Get Splash Of Color With Rainbow Crosswalks

A newly installed rainbow crosswalk is the latest colorful addition to San Francisco’s Castro District.

10/01/2014

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University Of California Adding Gender-Neutral Restrooms To Become More LGBT-Inclusive

Responding to concerns raised by gay and transgender students and employees, UC President Janet Napolitano directed the system’s 10 campuses to create more gender-neutral restrooms.

09/30/2014

(CBS)

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill Allowing Transgender Status On Death Certificates

Transgender people have the right to have their gender identity properly recognized on death certificates under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

09/26/2014

The Richmond City Council voted on Tuesday to raise the city's minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2018.

Residents Gather To Support Richmond City Councilmember Bullied Over Race, Sexual Orientation

Residents gathered in support of a Richmond city councilmember who has been bullied and taunted at meetings for her race and sexual orientation.

09/16/2014

(L-R) Lauren Morelli & Samira Wiley (credit: Theo Wargo/Rob Kim/Getty Images)

‘OITNB’ Writer Divorces Husband, Dating Star Samira Wiley

Lauren Morelli says she realized she was gay after working on the hit Netflix series about inmates in a women’s prison

09/16/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mountain View-Based Web Filter Company Lifts Block On Gay Sites

A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.

09/16/2014

U.S. Ninth District Court of Appeals

Gay Marriage Could Become Legal In Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii As 9th Circuit Court Hears Appeals

A federal court hearing over gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii began Monday with a lawyer defending the state of Idaho’s ban facing tough questions from a judge on the panel.

09/08/2014

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