Former Richmond Police Records Specialist Claims She Was Fired Over Her Religious ViewsA records specialist at the Richmond Police Department alleges that some of the department’s top brass discriminated against her due to her religious views and wrongfully terminated her, in part because she allegedly discriminated against a lesbian police volunteer.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Compares Homosexuality To Alcoholism In San Francisco AppearanceTexas Gov. Rick Perry raised eyebrows during his appearance at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco Wednesday night, when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism.
George Takei Sees Gay Pride Beginning In JapanTakei hopes his Japanese counterparts will one day join the equal rights movement for sexual minorities...
UC President Napolitano Forms LGBT Advisory GroupUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano is trying to create a more welcome and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.
East Bay Diocese Defends Morality Clause In Teacher ContractsThe Diocese is defending a so called morality clause driving some teachers away from East Bay Catholic schools.
Man Sentenced To 400 Years Prison For Orchestrating Gang Rape Of Lesbian In Richmond A Northern California man who authorities say orchestrated a woman's rape in part because she was a lesbian has been sentenced to more than 400 years to life in prison.
Central Valley Mayor Tells Bullying Victims They Need To "Grow A Pair"A Central California mayor's remarks that bullying victims should toughen up and defend themselves has sparked anger among some city officials and gay rights advocates.
California Proposal Wants To Ban Judges From Serving As Boy Scout LeadersIf adopted affiliating with the Scouts could led to a removal from the bench.
Oakland Dealership’s Lesbian Couple Ad Tests Remaining Shock Value Of Same-Sex CouplesAn Oakland Car dealership’s new ad campaign is turning some heads by featuring a lesbian couple, while prompting others to ask, "What’s the big deal?”
Laura Prepon Addresses Tom Cruise Dating & Anti-Gay RumorsThe "Orange is the New Black" star sets the record straight...
Florida Gays Sue To Force Recognition Of Marriages From California, Other StatesEight gay couples and the American Civil Liberties Union have sued the state of Florida, arguing it is discriminating against the couples by not recognizing same-sex marriages performed in California and other states where the unions are legal.
Clinton Calls Lesbian, Gay, Transgender Issues 'The Last Unfinished Business'Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton said Sunday that the gay-rights cause made "incredible progress" on political and legal fronts in 2013, but progress should not be mistaken for success.
Elton John, Lady Gaga Up For GLAAD Media AwardsThe 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards gets underway in Los Angeles this spring and Elton John, Lady Gaga and the movie "Dallas Buyers Club" will be among the nominees for awards from the gay advocacy group.
Sentencing Begins For Richmond Gang Members Who Raped Lesbian In '08A Richmond gang member has been sentenced to 31 years in prison for joining the gang rape of a lesbian in 2008.
San Francisco No Longer Among 10 ‘Gayest Cities In America’San Francisco’s rep as the most LGBT-friendly city in the United States appears to be slipping, according to a newly-released ranking from The Advocate, a publication targeted at the gay community.