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Caitlyn Jenner may face vehicular manslaughter charge

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Sheriff's investigators plan to recommend prosecutors file a vehicular manslaughter charge against Caitlyn Jenner for her role in the fatal car crash on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu last February.
If convicted, Jenner could face up to a year in county jail. ...

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Will California become the first state to pay for a prisoner’s sex reassignment surgery?

Friday, August 7, 2015
Inmate Michelle-Lael Norsworthy
Gov. Jerry Brown will decide whether Michelle-Lael Norsworthy should be released 30 years after she fatally shot 26-year-old Franklin Gordon Liefer Jr. ...

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California coach told bisexual teen: stay closeted

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Casey Bethel
"As he explained to me, I need to bottle that part of me up so nobody could ever see it." ...

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It’s still about Pride

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
“I stayed in the back of my closet until I saw that 300ft rainbow flag at the end of my first Pride Parade in 2002…”
I remember thinking I’d spend my life “living the lie” –– living a life that wasn’t mine. I remember believing I needed my family’s acceptance more than I needed to live my own life. ...

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Supreme Court Justice Kennedy to speak in San Diego

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Rich Pedroncelli, APU.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
Kennedy's appearance at the 9th Circuit Judicial Conference comes shortly after the nation's highest court put an end to same-sex marriage bans in the 14 states that still maintained them. ...

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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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