LGBTQ

Downtown Oakland will be the site of this weekend’s Oakland Pride Parade and Festival on Sunday, starting at 11am, when the parade steps off from Oakland City Hall.
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Bob Pryor
September 06, 2019 - 3:44 am
It's not too late to make your plans for the weekend. Every week, KCBS Radio's publishes a guide of things to do in the Bay Area and offers traffic tips for getting around. This is the weekend for the popular Giant Race at Oracle Park, which is celebrating its 10th year. Outside of San Francisco,...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 15, 2015 file photo, a lesbian couple holds hands in Salt Lake City. Released on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, the largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, echoing research that says there is no single “gay gene.” (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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August 29, 2019 - 11:41 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research that says there are no specific genes that make people gay. The genome-wide research on DNA from nearly half a million U.S. and U.K. adults identified five...
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San Francisco Police Department Pride Patch June, 2019
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Matt Bigler
August 27, 2019 - 10:24 am
San Francisco's top cop has offered an apology to the city's LGBTQ community for past mistreatment by city police officers.
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Sunday morning will see runners make their way from just west of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge to a point just east of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco’s 43rd Annual Bridge to Bridge Run, benefiting Special Olympics of Northern California.
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Bob Pryor
August 23, 2019 - 2:24 am
Don't forget to sign up for the RADIO.COM app and make KCBS Radio one of your favorite stations. You'll get this guide to weekend events and traffic tips sent to your phone every Friday, plus alerts about breaking news and special reports. Summer may be winding down, but the Bay Area’s not out of...
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August 09, 2019 - 8:54 pm
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California city has denied a request to hold a so-called Straight Pride rally at a park. Modesto city officials on Friday denied an application by the National Straight Pride Coalition for an Aug. 24 event at Graceada Park. Organizer Don Grundmann had estimated 500...
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archers carry a rainbow flag in the LA Pride Parade on June 8, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.
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July 23, 2019 - 3:27 pm
Plans are underway for a "straight pride" march to be held in Modesto. An activist who is critical of LGBTQ people has applied for a permit to hold the march in a city park. Tha National Straight Pride Coalition has circulated a flyer saying the event will take place August 24. "Essentially, it...
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Rebecca Corral
July 18, 2019 - 3:04 pm
All references to gender in Berkeley's municipal code, such as firemen and manholes, will be eliminated as the city council has voted to use only gender neutral language.
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Equality California has started a petition to get Muni to change the color scheme of its rail network to match the colors of the LGBTQ Pride flag.
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Jenna Lane
July 12, 2019 - 8:53 am
A petition drive now under way would have San Francisco Muni change its Metro map so that it has a rainbow-flag look.
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Unapproved posters demanding tolerance for trans people have begun appearing on BART trains.
Janice Li
Jenna Lane
July 01, 2019 - 8:55 am
Posters and tags declaring that transphobia is prohibited on BART and Muni have been causing a stir on trains, because of the use of profane language.
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San Francisco police officers arrested two protesters at the LGBTQ Pride parade on June 30, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
July 01, 2019 - 8:10 am
Protesters blocked the Pride parade in San Francisco on Sunday for about an hour, saying they were upset by the corporate takeover of the LGBTQ event.
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