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Sue Fulton

LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation

LOCAL | By Chuck Colbert | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the LGBT movement.

Salem's Old Town Hall

Anti-Gay Phone Calls Turn Into a Windfall for Mass. LGBT Non-Profit

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 18
The mayor of Salem, Mass., turned a torrent of angry out-of-state phone calls and responses from "right-leaning blogs and websites" over her decision to cut ties with an anti-LGBT discriminatory college, into a fundraising windfall for a LGBT charity.

The anti-gay chicken fast-food restaurant Chick-fil-A is planning to open an eatery in Vallejo

Chick-fil-A Vallejo Location Faces Opposition

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 18
A proposed Chick-fil-A location in Vallejo has drawn opposition from LGBT residents and others due to the company's anti-gay history.

Susan Coss, left, and Claudia Tirado, with her son, Valentino, sit in front of 812 Guerrero Street, where Tirado still lives and where Coss used to reside

Gay Google Exec Battles SF Tenants

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 17
A gay Google executive who's been working to evict people from the San Francisco apartment building he bought is facing a lawsuit from tenants over mold and other problems.

Kim Watson

Kim Watson wins Christine Jorgensen Trailblazer Award

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 14
The Bronx LGBTQ Center has announced that they will present their Christine Jorgensen Trailblazer Award to transgender activist and mother Kim Watson.

Jake Blaine pares pears in his home kitchen in San Francisco

Business Briefs: Gay-Owned Local Jam Company Looks to Expand

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 13
Two dozen washed pears sit piled in Jake Blaine 's home kitchen ready to be pared and sliced. This June morning Blaine is making a batch of Amaretto pear butter.

Miracle House will close after 24 years

Miracle House Closes After 24 Years

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 11
After 24 years, the health care charity Miracle House has announced they will shutter operations after one final fundraising drive for closing costs.

Desiree Mark, right, and her partner

Scranton Venue Says No to Same-Sex Weddings

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 11
When a Pennsylvania inn refused to hold a same-sex wedding for two lesbians, the outrage on social media only served to highlight the fact that while gays can legally wed in the Keystone State, they can just as legally be discriminated against.

Eric Williams and his boyfriend Diego

Iraq War Vet Tossed Out of Cab For Kissing Boyfriend

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 10
A Washington state gay veteran who served two tours in Iraq says he was discriminated against for kissing his boyfriend when a Yellow Cab driver tossed them out of his car on the evening of July 4.

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Supports Repeal of Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 10
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced its unconditional support for the overturning of bans on same-sex marriage in Florida.

Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary!

SF’s Magnet Celebrates Their 11th Anniversary

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 9
Later this evening, July 9, the San Francisco AIDS service organization Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary with delicious food, fantastic drinks, amazing company and a photo booth.