17th April 2015
San Francisco Catholics call on Pope to replace ‘intolerant’ Archbishop 5
10:50 AM — A group of Catholic leaders have written to Pope Francis asking him to remove Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone over his views on issues such as same-sex marriage.
6th April 2015
Californians counter proposed ‘Biblical’ anti-gay law with ‘Shellfish Suppression Act’ 23
3:40 PM — Californians have responded to a Christian activist's proposal for a law that would punish homosexuality with death - by calling for a ban on shellfish.
4th April 2015
San Francisco police officers to be fired for homophobic texts 5
5:47 PM — Seven police officers were found to have a sent a string of racist and homophobic message.
Arnold Schwarzenegger slams fellow Republicans over ‘religious freedom’ laws 9
10:41 AM — Former Governor of California tells Republicans they need to focus on more important issues or risk losing support.
3rd April 2015
California must allow trans woman prisoner to have surgery 4
10:25 AM — A judge has ordered the California prison system to grant gender confirmation surgery to a prisoner.
1st April 2015
Baseball player’s girlfriend buys up and donates ticket for LGBT Pride Night 5
3:21 PM — When some Oakland Athletics season ticket holders objected to the night, Eireann Dolan had the best repsonse...
20th March 2015
LGBT lawmakers call for ‘Sodmite Supression Act’ lawyer to be disbarred 15
3:40 PM — Calls for California lawyer to be disbarred after he filed a proposed law for all gays to be executed.
2nd March 2015
US: California activist files ballot initiative to execute all gays 202
7:16 PM — A Christian activist has filed a proposed ballot measure to create a 'Sodomite Suppression Act' that would punish homosexuality with death.
31st December 2014
California: Suspected HIV infection on porn set sparks health alert 3
12:08 PM — California officials have issued an alert after finding “very strong evidence” that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex.
30th December 2014
Teenager arrested in murder of trans woman 9
2:30 PM — A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with the killing of a trans woman in California.
21st December 2014
Lance Bass marries partner Michael Turchin 2
11:59 AM — Former N Sync singer Lance Bass has tied the knot with partner of four years Michael Turchin.
27th November 2014
36 years ago today the world lost Harvey Milk 4
12:23 PM — Today marks the 36th anniversary of gay rights activist Harvey Milk’s death.
8th November 2014
US: Gay Republican Carl DeMaio loses election after sexual harassment claims 3
2:42 PM — Gay Republican candidate Carl DeMaio has lost his bid for congress by a tiny margin, after being accused of sexually harassing male staffers.
15th October 2014
Republican advisor: Gay candidate Carl DeMaio could lose election over sexual harassment claims 3
5:37 PM — A former Republican advisor has warned that sexual harassment claims could cost gay candidate Carl DeMaio a victory.
12th October 2014
US: Protests disrupt gay Republican’s fundraiser over sexual harassment claims
12:51 PM — A group of protesters attempted to disrupt a fundraiser for gay Republican candidate Carl DeMaio, who is accused of sexually harassing a male staffer.
3rd October 2014
US: Gay couple who had wedding ruined by homophobe given ‘do-over’ ceremony 7
3:26 PM — A gay couple who had their wedding ruined by a homophobic heckler have been gifted a second chance to hold their dream ceremony.
1st October 2014
US: Governor of California signs law to boost gay business owners 2
5:48 PM — Californian Governor Jerry Brown has signed a law expanding protections and opportunities for LGBT business owners.
30th September 2014
US: Gay couple attacked by three women with toddlers while riding bikes in California 7
4:09 PM — A gay couple have said they were attacked in Long Beach, California on Saturday while riding their bicycles.
University of California introduces gender-neutral toilets 14
12:08 PM — The University of California (UC) is introducing gender-neutral toilets in all of their 10 campuses as well as a preferred name policy in a bid to become more LGBT-inclusive.
28th September 2014
US: California governor signs law outlawing ‘gay panic’ legal defense 8
2:16 PM — The Governor of California has signed a law outlawing the use of the so-called 'gay panic' defense.