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Anti-LGBT Christian Group Lists 6 Bay Area Groups On ‘Bigotry Map’

The fundamental anti-LGBT Christian group American Family Association (AFA) is taking a stab at its nemeses by placing them on a new interactive “Bigotry Map.”

02/24/2015

Students and parents staged a protest over proposed morality clauses for Archdiocese of San Francisco teachers at Saint Mary's Cathedral on February 18, 2015. (CBS)

Lawmakers Want Investigation Of San Francisco Catholic High Schools Over Teacher Morality Clauses

Two Bay Area lawmakers are seeking an investigation of working conditions at high schools administrated by the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco, over the archbishop’s proposed morality clauses for teachers.

02/23/2015

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1st-Ever U.S. Diplomat For LBGT Rights Announced By State Department

The U.S. has announced its first-ever diplomat in charge of promoting and defending the rights of homosexuals and transgender people overseas.

02/23/2015

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New Defense Secretary Wants To Let Transgender Americans Serve In US Military

President Obama is supporting a push by newly appointed Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to allow transgender people to serve in the U.S. military.

02/23/2015

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Pope Francis Compares Transgender People To Nuclear Weapons In New Book

Pope Francis is making waves in the LGBT community again with his most recent comments comparing transgender people to nuclear weapons, saying both do not “recognize the order of creation.”

02/20/2015

The field is cleared before the start of the game between San Francisco 49ers against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Santa Clara. (Don Feria/Getty Images)

Minority-Owned Bay Area Businesses Vying For Lucrative Super Bowl Contracts

Hundreds of small business owners gathered in Oakland this week to try to win a piece of the Super Bowl 50 pie. They’re hoping for a slice of the millions of dollars in contracts organizers of next year’s game in Santa Clara will hand out.

02/20/2015

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Stanford Study Finds Many LGBT Medical Students Fear Discrimination

A newly-released study from Stanford University researchers found many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in medical school chose not to disclose their sexual identity or orientation and many feared being discriminated against.

02/19/2015

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Lesbian Mothers Humiliated After Michigan Doctor Refuses To See Newborn Baby

A Detroit-area same-sex couple is raising awareness about discrimination against LGBT parents after a pediatrician refused to treat their newborn baby last October.

02/19/2015

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1st Legal Texas Same-Sex Marriage Held In Austin

Despite Texas’ statewide ban on gay marriage, county officials in Austin married a same-sex couple on Thursday under a one-time court order issued for medical reasons.

02/19/2015

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Rep. Mike Honda Tweets He’s The ‘Proud Grandpa Of A Transgender Grandchild’

Democratic congressman Mike Honda said on his Twitter account he has a transgender grandchild, an announcement that comes amid a national conversation about people who struggle with gender identity.

02/19/2015

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