Sonoma Baseball Squad Makes History With First Openly Gay ProBaseball history was made in Northern California when the sport's first active professional player to come out as gay pitched a shutout before an enthusiastic crowd that seemed more impressed with his performance than his role as a pioneer.
Anti-Gay 'Sodomite Suppression Act' Not Heading For CA Ballots After Judge Rules Murderous Proposal UnconstitutionalA Superior Court judge has ruled the "Sodomite Suppression Act" proposed ballot initiative that called for the murder of gays is unconstitutional, effectively preventing the hate-filled bill from going before California voters.
LGBT Studies Course At San Francisco High School May Be 1st In NationA San Francisco high school may be the first in the country to offer an LGBT studies course.
15 Advancements LGBT Community Will Be Celebrating During SF PridePublic support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights has come a long way since California narrowly passed the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban in 2008.
No Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Monday; Supreme Court Watchers Eye Possible Thursday RulingThose expecting a landmark ruling on the fate of same-sex marriage from the U.S. Supreme Court will have to wait until at least Thursday after justices failed to release their opinion on the case Monday morning.
Warriors President Named Grand Marshal Of SF Gay Pride ParadeGolden State Warriors President Rick Welts still will have a reason to celebrate if his team doesn't win the NBA championship: he's been named as the celebrity grand marshal of San Francisco's gay pride parade.
Gay Marriage Now Legal In MexicoMexico's supreme court has ruled it is unconstitutional for Mexican states to bar same-sex marriages.
Gay Couples In Guam Begin Applying For Marriage Licenses; 1st U.S. Territory To Recognize Same-Sex MarriageThe lesbian couple that sued to overturn a gay marriage ban were put to the front of the line Tuesday when Guam became the first U.S. territory to recognize gay marriage.
'Intolerant Jackass Act' Proponents Can Begin Collecting SignaturesWhile the status of a "Sodomite Suppression Act" proposed state ballot initiative remains in limbo, proponents of a rival "Intolerant Jackass Act" initiative were cleared by state Secretary of State Alex Padilla to begin collecting signatures Wednesday.
U.S. Military Celebrating Gay Pride Month, Honors Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender ServicemembersMaybe it's all about who is the current commander-in-chief. Maybe it resonates more because of Caitlyn Jenner's announcement this week. Maybe it's just the new "normal" for the Department of Defense, but this month the DoD is making it very clear to the American public that the military supports Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.
National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Pride Month Declared By President Obama (Full Text)"The Federal Government is now leading by example, ensuring that our employees and contractors are judged by the quality of their work, not by who they love. " FULL TEXT OF PRESIDENT OBAMA DECLARATION
Survey Says SF Castro District Is Becoming (Slightly) Less GayA November 2014 business survey of visitors and residents in San Francisco's Castro and Upper Market neighborhoods indicates that new arrivals to the rapidly-growing area are less likely to identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
'President Of California,' Death To Gays, Ban On Eating Shellfish Among Ballot Initiatives Awaiting Official Processing From Attorney GeneralIn the land of direct democracy, anyone with $200 can get just about anything approved for signature gathering, and anyone with enough signatures can get their idea on the ballot for a vote, and this year, one of those items would declare a "president of California."
'Kill The Gays' Author Schemes To Get Murderous Hate Law On Ballot Without Gathering Signatures"Take notice that if your office and the California secretary of state refuse to clear the Sodomite Suppression Act for signature circulation, I may demand as remedy that it be placed on the election ballot directly." With that claim, a gay-hating lawyer hopes to bypass the entire signature gathering process and put his murderous legislation on the ballot directly.
AirBnb Bans Host Who Evicted Gay Couple From Texas HomeAirBnb has banned a host who allegedly kicked a same-sex couple out of a home they rented in Texas shortly after discovering they were gay.