Sexual Orientation

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

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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

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Appeals Court Upholds Ban On Removing Gay Jurors Because Of Sexual Orientation

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling banning the removal of prospective jurors because of their sexual orientation.

06/24/2014

Students march in protest of alleged hate crimes against an SJSU student, November 21, 2013. (CBS)

Hate Crime Reports Decline In California In 2012

The state attorney general’s office says the number of hate crimes reported in California declined about 12 percent last year and has dropped by more than a third over the last decade.

11/27/2013

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SF Fed Appeals Court To Decide If Gay Jurors Can Be Removed From Case

An appeals court gave little indication Wednesday whether a potential juror can be booted from a trial solely because of sexual orientation. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, listened to an hour of legal arguments on the issue.

09/18/2013

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California Moving Closer To Ban On Sexual Orientation Therapy For Minors

A key State Senate committee approved a bill Monday that would ban what’s known as “reparative” or “sexual orientation change” therapy for minors.

05/01/2012

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California College Students May Be Asked About Sexual Orientation

California public universities may soon ask students about their sexual orientation.

03/30/2012

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KCBS Sports Fans: New MLB Agreement Protects Rights Of Gay Players

Largely below the radar screen in the new MLB collective bargaining agreement, two little words have been inserted that speak volumes about how far the world of sports has come on the issue of sexual orientation

11/23/2011

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