If the 49ers end up drafting openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam, the team will look past his sexuality in hopes that he can help the red and gold return to the Super Bowl, according to comments from quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton said Sunday that the gay-rights cause made “incredible progress” on political and legal fronts in 2013, but progress should not be mistaken for success.
After Facebook announced users can use dozens of terms to describe their gender in their profile, our web producers tried every profile gender option to compile a complete list of the options available, including “two spirit,” “pangender,” and “intersex.”
You don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.
Wednesday marks 10 years since the first same-sex marriages took place in San Francisco City Hall. One of the first couples who got married, along with then-Mayor Gavin Newsom, look back on the decade since the “Winter of Love.”
Some couples have been in the spotlight, fighting for the legalization of same-sex marriage, while others have laid back, living a fairly normal life in the Bay Area.
A transgender teen is expected to avoid a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a bullying incident on an East Bay high school campus.
Bay Area director and producer Jason Cohen is in an elite group; his documentary “Facing Fear” is nominated for an Academy Award.
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.
A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling upholding a California law that barred mental counseling aimed at changing a minor’s sexual orientation.