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Drag Bingo Reaches $100,000 Milestone In Sacramento Fundraising Effort

Men dressed in sky-high pumps, skin-tight corsets and perfectly hairsprayed up-dos with names like Rusty Nails and Do Me More call out the numbers.

07/02/2015

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Mobile HIV Testing Unit Provides Answers Within Minutes

The Sacramento LGBT Community Center hopes to use its mobile HIV-testing unit to get more people to take control of their health.

06/27/2015

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Sacramento County CPS Recruiting Foster Parents For LGBTQ Children, Teens

The task force is recruiting foster parents specifically for those children. Candidates can be LGBTQ or not, but they must be supportive of kids who identify as LGBTQ.

06/17/2015

Photo Credit: Badlands Sacramento via Facebook

Best Bars In Sacramento To Celebrate Pride Month

Sacramento is celebrating the 2015 Sacramento Pride Festival Saturday June 6th with a whole lot of love.

06/11/2015

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Sacramento Visitor’s Bureau Ad Campaign Targets LGBT Community

Crews have shut down several blocks around the state capitol to prepare for the 31st Annual Sacramento Pride Festival.

06/05/2015

More California couples tied the knot in July following the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling allowing same-sex marriages in the state than in any other month since 2006.

Science Magazine Retracts Article About Study On Changing Voters’ Views On Same-Sex Marriage

Science magazine has formally retracted an article about a study gauging the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift voters’ views toward support for same-sex marriage.

05/28/2015

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Sacramento LGBT Center Decries Delay In Transgender Inmate’s Sex Reassignment Surgery

Michelle-Lael Norsworthy was scheduled for the sex-change procedure in July after an order from a lower-court judge, but after she was found eligible for parole, the state decided there is no evidence the treatment is immediately necessary.

05/21/2015

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Sacramento LGBT Community Raising Funds For Rainbow Crosswalk In Midtown

It seems like a lot of money to spend when there’s nothing wrong with the current crosswalks, but members of Sacramento’s LGBT community who are pushing for more pizzazz say it would make a bold statement.

04/29/2015

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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