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Calif. attorney files for ballot initiative seeking to have all gays executed

Monday, March 2, 2015
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A California attorney has filed a proposed ballot measure with the state Attorney General's office asking voters to criminalize homosexuality and impose a death penalty sentence. [...]

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Supreme Court rejects appeal by Prop 8 donors to keep their identities secret

Monday, March 2, 2015
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The justices let stand a lower court ruling against ProtectMarriage.com, the National Organization for Marriage and other supporters of a 2008 ballot initiative that outlawed same-sex marriages in California until the ban was overturned five years later. [...]

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California GOP officially recognizes gay faction ‘Log Cabin Republicans’

Monday, March 2, 2015
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The California Republican Party on Sunday officially recognized the party’s organized gay wing that has fought years for formal acceptance. [...]

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Archbishop answers disapproving letter from lawmakers over morality clause

Friday, February 20, 2015
Salvatore Cordileone
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone wrote the message in response to a letter sent to him earlier this week by California lawmakers urging him to remove from a teachers' handbook morality clauses they say are discriminatory and divisive. [...]

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U.S. Congressman tweets he is ‘proud grandpa’ of a transgender grandchild

Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Democratic U.S. Congressman Mike Honda wrote that he is "the proud grandpa of a transgender grandchild" and added he hopes the child can feel safe at school without fear of being bullied. [...]

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California lawmakers urge archbishop to remove morality clauses from teacher handbooks

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone
The morality clause outlines the church's teaching that using contraception is a sin and that sex outside of marriage, whether it is in the form of adultery, masturbation, pornography or gay sex, is "gravely evil." [...]

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Ex-college football player admits stalking Hollywood mogul David Geffen

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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A former North Dakota college football player who was kicked off his team after kissing a man has been given probation for stalking billionaire David Geffen. [...]

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Leather-themed public plaza proposed for San Francisco’s LGBT cultural district

Sunday, February 15, 2015
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A leather-themed public plaza would be built on the roadway outside the Eagle bar in San Francisco's South of Market (SOMA) neighborhood under a proposal backed by the developer of a new mixed-use housing and retail development. [...]

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Bruce Jenner involved in fatal Malibu crash, walks away uninjured

Sunday, February 8, 2015
The SUV with a trailer, belonging to Reality-TV star Bruce Jenner, is seen at the scene of a car crash where one person was killed and at least seven other's were injured, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Jenner was in one of the cars involved in the four-vehicle crash on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu that killed a woman, Los Angeles County authorities said.
Olympic gold medalist and Kardashian family patriarch Bruce Jenner was behind the wheel of an SUV involved in a multi-vehicle crash in Malibu that killed a woman and injured seven others, authorities said. [...]

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Catholic archbishop’s teacher directive prompts vigil at San Francisco cathedral

Saturday, February 7, 2015
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About 100 people attended a vigil outside the Catholic cathedral in San Francisco to protest the local archbishop's requirement that teachers at four Catholic high schools lead their public lives in accordance with church teachings on homosexuality. [...]

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