LGBTQ

The broken out windows of the Oakland LGBTQ Community Center following vandalism there Saturday morning.
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Melissa Culross
June 28, 2020 - 7:17 pm
The CEO of the Oakland LGBTQ Center is calling vandalism in the midst of Pride Weekend a "hate crime," saying he believes the building was targeted.
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A speaker addresses the crowd at San Francisco's "Pride Is A Riot" event Sunday in Dolores Park.
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KCBS Radio Weekend News
June 28, 2020 - 3:46 pm
"Pride Is A Riot" looked to change decades of injustices against Black gay and trans people in America, with a diverse crowd of hundreds sprawling across the lawn at Dolores Park in San Francisco.
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Liam celebrates Pride weekend with a wide-ranging list!
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Liam Mayclem
June 26, 2020 - 4:15 pm
It’s PRIDE weekend so wishing all my LGBTQi + brothers & sisters a safe, happy, PRIDE.
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San Francisco's oldest gay bar, The Stud, is the latest victim of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Carrie Hodousek
June 24, 2020 - 3:40 pm
Former San Francisco supervisor and political activist Harry Britt died Wednesday at the age of 82.
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Passport
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Megan Goldsby
February 26, 2020 - 11:42 am
A proposal in Congress from Rep. Roh Khanna would allow for gender neutral passports, offering a non-binary designation to go with male and female.
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Alexxi Othenin-Girard holds a leather vest during a World AIDS Day commemoration event at the National AIDS Memorial Grove on December 1, 2015 in San Francisco.
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Megan Goldsby
February 18, 2020 - 6:16 pm
Bathhouses were a San Francisco staple before the AIDS crisis. Now, a supervisor has proposed replacing the city law that effectively banned them.
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FILE - This Dec. 14, 1970, file photo shows civil rights leader Bayard Rustin at the New York Hilton. California's governor announced Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, that he is posthumously pardoning Rustin, a gay civil rights leader, while creating a new pardon process for others convicted under outdated laws punishing homosexual activity. Rustin was a confidant of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a key organizer of the March on Washington in 1963, and helped plan other nonviolent protests and boycotts to end racial discrimination. He served 50 days in Los Angeles County jail and had to register as a sex offender before returning to his home state of New York. He died in 1987. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)
AP News
February 05, 2020 - 3:02 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s governor announced Wednesday that he is posthumously pardoning a gay civil rights leader while creating a new pardon process for others convicted under outdated laws punishing homosexual activity. Bayard Rustin was a confidant of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and...
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 People dance in the annual LGBTQI Pride Parade on June 25, 2017 in San Francisco.
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Matt Bigler
January 17, 2020 - 10:41 am
Members of San Francisco Pride voted to forbid Google and YouTube from joining the parade this year, after complaints that the tech companies fail to remove videos that have been flagged as homophobic.
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Club BNB, which provided space to the Oakland Pride Parade organizers, was forced to close due to a rent increase. The closure has created uncertainty over the parade's future.
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Holly Quan
January 06, 2020 - 10:18 am
The organizers of Oakland's LGBTQ pride parade face an uncertain future as they've lost their headquarters due to increasing real-estate costs.
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San Mateo County Raises Transgender Flag to Mark Day of Remembrance
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Keith Menconi
November 20, 2019 - 5:12 pm
For the first time ever, San Mateo County has raised the transgender flag in front of the County Center as part of a day of commemorative events Wednesday that marked the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
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