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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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Man Wearing Burlap Over Face Attacks Female Jogger In Millbrae, Pulls Her Shorts Down

A man wearing a burlap cloth over his face attacked a woman in Millbrae on Monday morning and pulled her shorts down while she was jogging, according to San Mateo County sheriff’s officials.

01/06/2015

A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

San Francisco Police Make Progress On Backlog Of Untested Rape Kits

More than 750 cases of sexual assaults reported between 2003 and 2013 that were sitting in the police department’s evidence storage rooms have now been submitted to a crime lab for analysis according to SFPD.

12/12/2014

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Raping Undocumented Immigrant Faces New Sexual Assault Allegations

There are new sexual assault allegations against a San Jose police officer accused of raping an undocumented immigrant while on duty.

11/18/2014

Tyler Wallace

Palo Alto Man Suspected Of Battering, Sexually Assaulting His Girlfriend Arrested

A man suspected of battering and sexually assaulting his live-in girlfriend early Sunday morning in Palo Alto and fled the scene was arrested, police said.

10/26/2014

Andrew Michael Nisbet, a golf instructor at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore, is accused of sexually assaulting several boys. (Livermore Police Department)

Livermore Golf Pro Pleads Guilty To Sexually Abusing Boys, Trying To Have Them Killed

A Livermore golf instructor pleaded guilty Thursday to seven felony counts for sexually abusing three boys he was teaching and then trying to solicit someone to murder them.

09/11/2014

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Female Executive Sued By Ex-Employee For Sexual Harassment

Yahoo and a high-level female executive are being sued by a woman who claims sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

07/14/2014

Palo Alto Police released a sketch of a man suspected of groping and harassing a woman in the College Terrace neighborhood. (Source: Palo Alto Police)

Sketch Of Palo Alto Park Groping Suspect Released

Police in Palo Alto released a sketch Sunday night of a man suspected of harassing and groping a woman as she sat in a park in the College Terrace neighborhood on Friday morning.

07/13/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bill Mandating Formal Pre-Sex Consent On California Campuses Gaining Momentum In Sacramento

SB 967 would establish affirmative consent on all state-run college campuses in California. The standard is defined as “an affirmative unambiguous and conscious decision by each participant to engage in mutually agreed upon sexual activity…Lack of protest or resistance does not mean consent. Nor does silence mean consent.”

06/06/2014

Police Sirens

Livermore Police Investigate Possible Connection Of Sexual Battery To Series Of Attacks In Previous Years

Livermore police said Thursday that they’re investigating whether a sexual battery on a woman who was walking in Robertson Park last Friday evening is connected to a series of attacks that have happened to female walkers and joggers over the last seven years.

05/22/2014

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