Last week’s Human Rights Campaign National Dinner was attended by several notable celebrities including Vice President Joe Biden who spoke at the event.
A Catholic Priest in Chicago was planning a flag burning of a rainbow flag in front of the church as part of the feast of St. Michael mass next week.
Deputies discovered a hateful message spray painted across the garage door on a house belonging to a transgender woman and her wife. Neighbors rallied and the town’s mayor called the couple to apologize and to be sure they felt safe.
The 70th Annual Creative Arts Emmy Award show honored Queer Eye’s Fab 5 with three Emmy awards.
Napa PFLAG is hosting a showing of Real Boy and Santa Rosa Gaydar is hosting a pool party.
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suing A senior citizen, who happens to be a lesbian won vindication from a circuit court of appeals after a retirement home for failing to protect her from verbal and physical harassment she suffered from other residents.
The CDC is sounding the alarm as rates of sexually transmitted diseases rose in the United States for the fourth consecutive year in a row. Women showed dramatic increases in new infections. Chlamydia was the most common infection.
Health officials in Sonoma County continue to be concerned about new infections of Syphilis and Chlamydia, especially within the county’s homeless population.
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The California Legislature wrapped up its work for the summer, but not all of the LGBT related bills passed will go to the Governor for signature. Assembly Member Evan Low pulled a bill that would have banned gay conversion therapy for adults. One bill that is headed for signature proposes support for transgender foster youth by providing physical and mental health care funded by the State.
Also, school is underway throughout the North Bay and 7 years after the passage of the Fair and Inclusive Education Act, students still don’t have textbooks that contain LGBT history.
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The Russian Government claims most Russians think LGBT people are conspiring to topple traditional values in their country. But young Russians don’t see it the same way.
Attorneys for former NFL player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez say he came out as bisexual just before his death.
Another young man with the last name of Hernandez was also in NFL news this week after making his debut as the first male cheerleader on an NFL squad.
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