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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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Porterville Mayor Out After LGBT Pride Month Declaration

Council members who voted for the change of positions contend it had nothing to do with their dislike for the proclamation. They said they support rotating council officers.

09/22/2013

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UC Davis Medical Center First To Ask About Sexual Orientation

UC Davis Medical Center will become the first academic health system to ask about sexual orientation.

06/13/2013

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Calif. Readies For Possible Return Of Gay Marriage

Planning a party for thousands of people would be a challenge under the best of circumstances. Now imagine trying to pull off such a gathering without knowing what day it should happen or if there even will be cause for celebration.

06/11/2013

Demonstrators on both sides of the gay marriage debate gather in downtown Sacramento. (credit: CBS)

Opposing Sides In Same-Sex Marriage Debate Demonstrate In Downtown Sacramento

Same-sex marriage supporters are gathering in Sacramento for a rally and candlelight vigil outside of the federal courthouse in Sacramento with both sides of the debate.

03/26/2013

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