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Muslim-American Men in the Bay Area Write About Love

February 14, 2014 | 10:33 am

Muslim-American Men in the Bay Area Write About Love

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Collection ranges from essays on marriage to stories about awkwardness of asking a girl out on a date.

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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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Bay Area Pastors Share Their Christmas Message

December 24, 2013 | 9:01 am

Bay Area Pastors Share Their Christmas Message

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A few local pastors give a preview of their Christmas sermons.

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East Bay ‘Doomsday Minister’ Harold Camping Dies

December 17, 2013 | 10:04 am

East Bay ‘Doomsday Minister’ Harold Camping Dies

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Alameda-based minister gained international attention for repeatedly forecasting the end of the world

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San Francisco Archbishop: ‘Interactions with Gay Catholics Tenderizes Us’

December 16, 2013 | 6:00 am

San Francisco Archbishop: ‘Interactions with Gay Catholics Tenderizes Us’

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Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone talks sports, same-sex marriage and reaching out to gay Catholics.

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Abercrombie Agrees to Let Workers Wear Headscarves

September 24, 2013 | 5:43 am

Abercrombie Agrees to Let Workers Wear Headscarves

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Abercrombie & Fitch will allow workers to wear headscarves as part of a discrimination suit settlement.

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Video: Ex-49er Steve Young Speaks at Mormon LGBT Conference (and Says He’s Shorter Than You Think)

September 19, 2013 | 7:00 pm

Video: Ex-49er Steve Young Speaks at Mormon LGBT Conference (and Says He’s Shorter Than You Think)

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Video of 49er great Steve Young speaking to the group Affirmation: Gay and Lesbian Mormons.

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Pope Says Church Could Collapse Like ‘House of Cards’ Over Obsession With Abortion, Gay Marriage

September 19, 2013 | 3:48 pm

Pope Says Church Could Collapse Like ‘House of Cards’ Over Obsession With Abortion, Gay Marriage

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Pope Francis says the Catholic church has grown “obsessed” with abortion, gay marriage and contraception.

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Cordileone Calls on Catholics to Support Immigration Reform

August 23, 2013 | 8:28 am

Cordileone Calls on Catholics to Support Immigration Reform

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by Isabel Angell Talking to a group of clergymen from the San Francisco Archdiocese, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said yesterday that immigration reform should be a top priority for Catholics in the United States. That puts Cordileone right in line with bishops across America, who are calling on their parishioners to pressure lawmakers for comprehensive immigration […]

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Times Are Changing: Steve Young To Keynote Gay Mormon Conference

August 16, 2013 | 10:21 am

Times Are Changing: Steve Young To Keynote Gay Mormon Conference

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Steve Young, ex-49er quarterback, co-founder of Palo Alto private equity firm HGGC and all-around good guy, is speaking out on gay rights. He and his wife, Barbara, are the keynote speakers at next month’s convention of gay Mormons in Salt Lake City. Reporter Hank Plante, who covered LGBT issues (among other topics) for KPIX-TV in […]

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