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CA Senate Panel Tables Condoms in Porn Bill

NATIONAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 23
Gay porn producers and models alike are relieved that they will continue to chart their own sexual destinies without government interference.

Man Sues Doctor For Calling 'Homosexual Behavior' a 'Chronic Problem'

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
A Los Angeles gay man is suing his doctor and a Southern California healthcare network for ignoring his earlier request to remove a notation on his medical records that describe "homosexual behavior" as a "chronic problem."

Lesbian Councilwoman Target of Constant Hate Speech

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 9
Richmond, California's Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles, the city's first openly lesbian councilwoman, has faced constant hate speech since she was elected to her position four years ago in 2010.

Tony Atkins Briefly Became CA's First Out Governor

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Aug 1
California State Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins (D), who is gay, served as the state's governor for about 8 hours while those Democratic officials above her in the line of succession were traveling outside of the state.

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Leno Bill Recognizing the Freedom to Marry

California’s Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation today that brings state law in line with court rulings that recognize marriage for same-sex couples.

San Mateo Establishes LGBT County Commission

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 9
San Mateo County supervisors have created what is believed to be the first LGBT County Commission in California.

Gay CA Controller Candidate in Tight Race

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 5
A gay candidate for California controller was holding on to a tentative lead for second place, according to unofficial returns Wednesday morning.

Pilgrimages: California LGBT Historic Sites

By Joel Martens | May 17
Many of us know of the riots at New York’s historic Stonewall Inn, one of the places in which the beginnings of the LGBT movement took shape. Few know however, of other significant locations, like these in California.

Working Women Gather for California Women’s Conference

WORKPLACE | By Winnie McCroy | May 14
On May 19 and 20, women who are searching for opportunities to advance their careers will come together in Long Beach for the star-studded 29th Annual California Women’s Conference, where they’ll unveil the new She4Me PSA.

Calif. Assembly Passes Bill Revamping Birth Certificates

FAMILY | May 8
Lawmakers in the Assembly have approved a bill that updates birth certificates to reflect the status of same-sex parents.

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