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1 wounded in shooting at San Francisco LGBT pride event

Sunday, June 28, 2015
In this image taken from video provided by Sean-Franc Strang, a police officer has his gun drawn after shots were fired at a gay pride event in San Francisco, Saturday, June 27, 2015. Police say a bystander was shot at a gay pride event in San Francisco's Civic Center when an argument between several young men turned violent.
Police say a bystander was shot at an LGBT pride event in San Francisco's Civic Center when an argument between several men turned violent, but the argument was not tied to the event. ...

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San Francisco, city at the vanguard of the gay rights fight, celebrates marriage ruling

Friday, June 26, 2015
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, center, speaks at a news conference outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, June 26, 2015, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry nationwide.
Workers draped a giant, one-story-long rainbow flag over the front door of City Hall minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide on Friday morning. ...

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Sacramento police say midtown stabbing was a hate crime

Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Timothy Brownell, 25, is accused of attacking the three men Sunday night as they left a downtown bar. The musicians say Brownell used gay slurs during the attack. ...

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California judge agrees to dismiss proposed ‘shoot the gays’ ballot initiative

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
California
A judge has relieved California's attorney general of the duty to process a proposed ballot initiative that advocated killing anyone who engages in gay sex. ...

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California lawmakers approve resolution denouncing ‘shoot the gays’ ballot initiative

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
California state capitol in Sacramento.
Members of the California Assembly are denouncing a Southern California attorney's proposed ballot measure to make it legal to murder gays and lesbians. ...

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A gay dad sounds off on the terror threatening to be unleashed on California families

Sunday, June 21, 2015
Anti-gay rights demonstrators outside San Francisco City Hall in 2008.
It's time to take the lunatics seriously. Months ago, it was announced that a crackpot lawyer in California had paid a $200 filing fee to propose the “Sodomite Suppression Act." The proposition, if codified, would make it legal to massacre ...

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California attorney general moves to dismiss ‘shoot the gays’ ballot proposal

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)
California's attorney general is asking a judge to toss out a proposed ballot initiative that advocates killing anyone who engages in gay sex. ...

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Golden State Warriors President named grand marshall of San Francisco pride

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Rick Welts
Rick Welts was president of the Phoenix Suns when he came out publicly in 2011 via a front-page article in The New York Times. He joined the Warriors later that year. ...

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Appeals court delays transgender inmate’s surgery after panel recommends parole

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Michelle-Lael Norsworthy
The separate decisions make it less likely that convicted killer Michelle-Lael Norsworthy will receive prison-funded sex reassignment surgery before she is released. ...

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Parole could end transgender inmate’s effort to have reassignment surgery

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Michelle-Lael Norsworthy
State officials say 51-year-old Michelle-Lael Norsworthy has postponed her parole hearing several times with the hope of having the surgery. ...

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