Pansexual Couple Crowned As 'Homecoming Princesses' In Santa RosaTwo teenagers are conquering traditional homecoming norms at a Santa Rosa high school with the help of their classmates.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Appeals Banning Same-Sex Marriage In 5 StatesThe Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.
Group Launches 'God Loves Gays' Billboard Campaign In Kansas To Taunt Westboro Baptist ChurchThe mysterious comedian behind the "God" Facebook Page is using his divine power to create a billboard campaign that advocates for LGBT rights in and around Topeka, Kansas -- the hometown of the Westboro Baptist Church.
Obama Signs Order To Protect Gay, Transgender WorkersPresident Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the "irrefutable rightness of your cause."
65 Arrests For Public Intoxication During Pride CelebrationsAt least 65 arrests for public intoxication were made in San Francisco in neighborhoods hosting Pride celebrations on Saturday.
San Francisco Gay Pride Celebration Breaks Records With Turnout, ParadeOrganizers say the turnout was the highest ever, including a record number of floats, making it was the longest parade in the event's history.
President Obama To Sign Executive Order Banning LGBT Discrimination Among Federal ContractorsPresident Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a White House official said Monday.
San Mateo County To Vote On Creating First LGBTQ Commission In CaliforniaThe 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.
Anti-Gay Christian Group's Advice: Don't Accept Mail With New Harvey Milk StampThe first U.S. stamp to feature an openly gay elected official is prompting outcry from the Christian fundamentalist group American Family Association.
On Harvey Milk Day, San Franciscans Rush To Buy USPS Stamp Of Slain Gay Rights LeaderThe stamp with Milk's laughing face, name and a small strip of the rainbow flag, first became available this morning at post offices throughout San Francisco and nationwide.
Bollywood Film Breaks Cultural Barrier With First Ever Gay CharacterBollywood's conservative culture produces movies depicting no forms of affection, not even an on-screen kiss, however filmmakers may break conservative boundaries and create the first gay character.
From NFL Draft to Arkansas, State Legislature To Singing Competition, Gay Milestones Change Cultural Norms WorldwideA gay American football player kissed his boyfriend on national TV after being drafted by the National Football League; gay marriage arrived in the Bible Belt; a bearded cross-dresser won one of the biggest TV song competitions in the world.
SF Supervisor, Gay Rights Activists Call On City Employees To Divest From Russian InvestmentsThe call has been led by Supervisor Scott Wiener, after Russia passed a law criminalizing any activity that supports gay rights.
Before Mozilla Exec's Donation To Prop 8, OkCupid.com CEO Also Donated To Anti-Gay CandidateThe CEO of dating service OkCupid.com, which urged customers not to use Mozilla’s Firefox browser because of the Mozilla CEO’s past support of Proposition 8, once donated to an anti-gay congressman, according to a report.
San Francisco LGBT Advocate Sentenced For Child Porn PossessionA disgraced icon of the gay community and former San Francisco Human Rights Commission employee was sentenced Wednesday morning to six months in county jail after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography earlier this year.