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The photo Rep. Mike Honda attached to his tweet. (Credit: Mike Honda/Twitter)

California Congressman Tweets He’s ‘The Proud Grandpa Of A Transgender Grandchild’

Democratic congressman Mike Honda says on his Twitter account he has a transgender grandchild, an announcement that comes amid a national conversation about people who struggle with gender identity.

02/19/2015

Oregon Enacts Same-Sex Domestic Partnership Law

Oregon Governor Scandal Means First Bisexual Will Be In State’s Top Post

NEW YORK (AP) – “LGBT” has become a household term amid sweeping advances for gay rights, and yet the “B” sometimes seems like an awkward fit. The sudden advent of America’s first openly bisexual governor […]

02/15/2015

Oregon Enacts Same-Sex Domestic Partnership Law

Oregon’s Next Governor Celebrates State’s 156th Birthday As Predecessor’s Scandal Looms

The speakers attending the celebration kept their focus on the birthday party and not the stunning events that unfolded on Friday, first with Kitzhaber’s emotional declaration that he will step down on Wednesday followed by news of a federal subpoena served on the state Department of Administrative Services.

02/15/2015

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Mormon Church Takes Different Stance On Gay Rights, But LGBT Supporters Say It Isn’t Enough

In yet another example of a shift in tone on gay rights, leaders of the Mormon church spoke out on Tuesday in support of anti-discrimination laws for the LGBT community. At the same time, the church also called for laws that would protect faith communities against discrimination and retaliation.

01/27/2015

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Gay Community In Sacramento Pushing For Lavender Heights To Become Official District

For decades it’s been known as Lavender Heights, but now community activists hope city leaders will officially recognize this midtown community‚Äôs economic potential.

12/15/2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses with an iPad Mini during Apple's special event at the California Theatre in San Jose on Oct. 23, 2012 in Calif. (credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple CEO Challenges His Home State On LGBT Rights

Apple CEO Tim Cook is challenging his home state of Alabama to do more to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

10/27/2014

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49ers CB Culliver Continues Outreach To LGBT Community

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is continuing his outreach to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community more than a year after his anti-gay remarks leading up to the Super Bowl. The San Francisco […]

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Nev. Governor Urges Federal Court To Uphold State’s Gay Marriage Ban

The Sandoval administration urged a federal appeals court to uphold the state’s ban on gay marriage, arguing it serves the “legitimate purpose of preserving traditional marriage” and is entrenched in the state’s history.

01/22/2014

Same-sex couple Amber Weiss (L) and Sharon Papo stand in line to receive their marriage license before getting married at San Francisco City Hall June 17, 2008 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Say They Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed In Utah

The Obama administration extended federal recognition to the marriages of more than 1,000 same-sex couples in Utah that took place before the Supreme Court put those unions in the state on hold.

01/10/2014

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Utah Supreme Court Puts Same-Sex Marriages On Hold

Gay couples in Utah were thrust into legal limbo Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court put a halt to same-sex marriages in the state, turning jubilation to doubt just weeks after a judge’s ruling sent people rushing to get married.

01/06/2014

Same-sex couple Amber Weiss (L) and Sharon Papo stand in line to receive their marriage license before getting married at San Francisco City Hall June 17, 2008 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Utah Asks Supreme Court To Block Same-Sex Unions

Utah took its fight against gay marriage to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking the high court to suspend same-sex unions that became legal when a judge struck down the state’s voter-approved ban.

12/31/2013

Opponents of same-sex hold signs outside of San Francisco city hall after a decision to lift a stay on same-sex marriages was announced August 12, 2010 in San Francisco, California. California Supreme court Judge Vaughn Walker lifted a stay on same-sex marriages in California just over one week after his ruling that Prop 8 was unconstitutional. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Proposition 8 Backers Joining Bid To Repeal Transgender Law

Opponents of the transgender student law have until Nov. 8 to gather the signatures of 504,760 registered voters to place a referendum on the November 2014 ballot that would nullify the statute.

09/22/2013

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