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Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to State’s  Ban on ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapy

June 30, 2014 | 7:34 am

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to State’s Ban on ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapy

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Without comment, justices decline to hear lawsuit that would overturn ban on ‘reparative therapy.’

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Rick Perry: ‘I Stepped in It’ With San Francisco Comment on Homosexuality

June 20, 2014 | 10:30 am

Rick Perry: ‘I Stepped in It’ With San Francisco Comment on Homosexuality

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Texas governor doesn’t apologize, but says focus on social issues is a distraction to Republican Party.

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Rick Perry: Being Gay Is Something You Battle, Like Alcoholism

June 12, 2014 | 10:18 am

Rick Perry: Being Gay Is Something You Battle, Like Alcoholism

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In San Francisco remarks, Texas governor compares homosexuality to a disease one can ‘decide not to do.’

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Harvey Milk Stamp Draws a Crowd to Castro Post Office

May 22, 2014 | 3:43 pm

Harvey Milk Stamp Draws a Crowd to Castro Post Office

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San Francisco gay rights pioneer draws a long line of notable persons celebrated on U.S. postage.

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Appeals Court: Gays, Lesbians Can’t Be Barred From Juries Based on Identity

January 21, 2014 | 1:37 pm

Appeals Court: Gays, Lesbians Can’t Be Barred From Juries Based on Identity

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Judges say LGBT jury pool members enjoy the same right to serve on juries as other protected groups.

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The Rev. Otis Charles Remembered as Gay Rights Advocate

January 2, 2014 | 4:54 pm

The Rev. Otis Charles Remembered as Gay Rights Advocate

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First Christian bishop to come out as gay, Charles moved to San Francisco and pushed for equality.

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