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KCBS Cover Story: Two Different Paths For Two Bay Area Same-Sex Couples

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.

02/12/2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez was charged with battery after fighting back against alleged bullies. (CBS)

Hercules Transgender Teen May Get Charges Dropped After Fight

A transgender teen is expected to avoid a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a bullying incident on an East Bay high school campus.

02/08/2014

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Bay Area Filmmaker’s Story Of Fear, Forgiveness Gets Oscar Nod

Bay Area director and producer Jason Cohen is in an elite group; his documentary “Facing Fear” is nominated for an Academy Award.

02/06/2014

Lady Gaga and Elton John attends the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Elton John, Lady Gaga Up For GLAAD Media Awards

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.

01/30/2014

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Push To Reconsider Sexual ‘Conversion Therapy’ Rejected By Federal Judges

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.

01/29/2014

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Santa Clara Couple Makes Statement With Marriage At Grammys

A Bay Area couple was among the 33 which said “I do” during the Grammy Award show Sunday night. Music’s biggest night turned into Brandon Styles and Kevin Masek’s biggest day.

01/29/2014

The Olympic Cauldron is tested by fire crews at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Park in the Costal Cluster on January 27, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Sochi Mayor Proclaims ‘No Gays’ In City On Eve Of Winter Olympics

There are no gay people in the host city for the 2014 Winter Olympics, according to mayor Anatoly Pakhomov, despite 400,000 residents, and a normal allotment of gay bars.

01/27/2014

Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics in a game against the Sacramento Kings on December 30, 2012 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Openly Gay Former Stanford, NBA Player To Attend State Of The Union

An openly gay NBA player is among the guests who will sit with first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday when President Barack Obama delivers the annual State of the Union address.

01/27/2014

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SF Federal Court Rules Gays & Lesbians Can’t Be Excluded From Juries

Gay people can’t be excluded from juries on the basis of their sexual orientation, a federal appeals court ruled in San Francisco on Tuesday.

01/21/2014

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Bid To Prosecute AC Transit Burning Suspect In Juvenile Court Denied

A judge on Thursday denied a bid by a 16-year-old boy to be tried as a juvenile, rather than an adult, on an aggravated mayhem charge for allegedly setting a skirt-wearing teenager’s clothing on fire on an AC Transit bus in November.

01/16/2014

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