Bill Would Require California Retailers To Have Gender-Neutral Sections; Violators Face FinesRetail stores in California may be required to maintain gender-neutral sections for clothes, toys and childcare articles under a new proposal from a Bay Area lawmaker.
House Passes Equality Act, Bolstering Legal Protections for LGBTQ AmericansThe House passed a bill on Thursday known as the Equality Act, which would enshrine legal protections for LGBTQ Americans by amending existing civil rights laws to prevent businesses and institutions from discriminating against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
SJPD To Undergo Sensitivity Training To Ensure LGBTQ Community Is Treated With RespectThe San Jose Police Department has unveiled a brand-new policy aimed at ensuring members of the LGBTQ community are treated with respect by its officers.
San Francisco Supervisors To Vote On Moving Forward With Landmark Designation For SF Eagle BarThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will vote on a resolution that could give landmark status to the historic SF Eagle bar.
'Nightmarish': Gay, Black SF Firefighter Sues Over Alleged Discrimination At Castro StationIn a lawsuit, a San Francisco firefighter alleges that during the years he served at Station 6 in the Castro District, he experienced "a nightmarish series of events" because he was gay and black.
President Biden Issues Executive Order Blocking Trump Ban On Transgender Military Service MembersPresident Joe Biden on Monday issued an executive order permitting transgender individuals to serve in the military, the latest change in course on the issue over the last handful of years.
Authorities Investigate Early-Morning Explosion at Anti-Gay SoCal ChurchThe FBI and local police are investigating an explosion early Saturday at a Los Angeles-area church that had been the target of protests for its anti-LGBT message.