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San Mateo County To Vote On Creating First LGBTQ Commission In California

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote on a resolution June 3 to create a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Commission. If it passes, it’d be the first of its kind in California.

06/02/2014

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California Methodists Move To Allow Gay Weddings In Opposition To Church Doctrine

A document being called the “Declaration of Inclusion” has begun circulating among the governing bodies of several Bay Area churches, and as of February 18th, 30 churches had declared their intent to allow the unions; about half of those in the Bay Area.

02/20/2014

Rainbow flags line the courtyard at San Francisco's City Hall (credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Prop. 8 Proponents In Bid To Repeal California Transgender Law

Two of the major players in the passage of California’s now-defunct same-sex marriage ban are backing a campaign to overturn a new law allowing transgender students to choose which school restrooms they use and whether to play boys’ or girls’ sports.

09/20/2013

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En Vogue & Weddings Featured At Oakland’s Pride Celebration

More than 50,000 people are expected to attend this Sunday’s Oakland Pride celebration for the LGBTQ community…

09/01/2013

Michelle Shocked performs on stage during day five of the Bluesfest Music Festival at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm on April 25, 2011 in Byron Bay, Australia. (Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Planned SF Pride Week Concert By Michelle Shocked Canceled

A planned free concert during San Francisco Pride Week by singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked – who stunned a San Francisco nightclub audience with a homophobic rant in March – has been canceled.

06/19/2013

Michelle Shocked performs on stage during day five of the Bluesfest Music Festival at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm on April 25, 2011 in Byron Bay, Australia. (Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Michelle Shocked Invited To SF Pride Week Months After Homophobic Rant

Just three months after singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked stunned a San Francisco nightclub audience with a homophobic rant – which included the statement “God hates fags” – she is returning to the city to perform during Pride Week at the invitation of a local newspaper publisher.

06/18/2013

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