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Three trans women identified victims of Oakland fire

Cash Askew, one of the victims from deadly Oakland "Ghost Ship" fire.

In the wake of the Oakland warehouse fire tragedy, it has been learned that three transgender women have been identified so far among the estimated 36 victims taken by the blaze. 

The fire broke out Friday night at the "Ghost Ship" warehouse in Oakland, California, as Golden Donna 100% Silk were performing their set.

Todd Gloria is sworn in as California State Assemblymember

California State Assemblymember for the 78th Assembly District, Todd Gloria.

Todd Gloria was officially sworn into office today as the California State Assemblymember for the 78th Assembly District. 

During his time in San Diego, Assemblymember Gloria served as City Councilmember, San Diego City Council President, and the City of San Diego’s Interim Mayor.

Governor Pat McCrory concedes to Roy Cooper in North Carolina

Incumbent Pat McCrory conceded to Roy Cooper for North Carolina Governor's race.

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory (R) conceded to Roy Cooper (D) on Dec. 5, 2016.

McCrory signed the discriminatory and anti-LGBT House Bill 2 (HB2) into law this past March which caused a lot of controversy.

The law bans transgender people from using the restroom of which they most identify and restricts LGBT people from pursuing lawsuits based on discrimination.

Another conservative Christian billboard appears over Hillcrest

Another conservative billboard goes up at the entrance of Hillcrest.

The anti-LGBT religious organization Christian Aid Ministries (CAM) have put another of their billboards at the entrance of Hillcrest, this time declaring that “Jesus is Alive,” beyond reasonable doubt apparently; completely segregating whole populations who may think otherwise.

Thursday fire in Hillcrest displaces 11 residents

Famaliving furniture store on University Avenue in Hillcrest damaged by fire Thursday evening.

A fire in Hillcrest broke out on the 400 block of University Avenue early Thursday evening.

The two-story mixed-use building is home to “famaliving” furniture store on the first floor with residential apartments on the second.

Seven story mixed-use building may be coming to Hillcrest

Mixed-use building could be coming in to fill in some of the empty space in Hillcrest.

There could be a seven-story mixed-use development coming to Hillcrest, ABC-10 News is reporting.

The parking lot on Robinson and Seventh Avenues would be replaced with a large apartment building with retail space on the ground floor.

VP-elect Mike Pence's neighbors surround him with rainbow flags

Neighbors in Chevy Chase put up flags in a gentle protest.

In what many advocates are calling the worst anti-LGBT political official to ever step inside the White House, vice president-elect Mike Pence is being bombarded with reminders of equality, unity and love in his current neighborhood.