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Jurors want death penalty for man who tortured 8-year-old because he thought he was gay

Gabriel Fernandez died after severe torture and abuse in 2013.

The man who unmercifully tortured his girlfriend’s 8-year-old son for being gay may face the death penalty if the jury gets its way.

Isauro Aguirre, 37, was found guilty of first-degree murder on Nov. 15 for the death of Gabriel Hernandez. The jury deliberated on Monday and came back with their recommendations on Wednesday.

Rep Daryl Metcalfe of PA doesn't want to be touched by another man: "I'm a heterosexual"

A Pennsylvania committee meeting took an awkward turn last week when a Republican representative asked another male committee member to stop touching him because he is not gay and has a wife.

“I don't like men, as you might,” said Rep Daryl Metcalfe (R) to Democratic Rep Matt Bradford after Bradford patted his arm during a discussion on a land-use bill on Tuesday.

Man in Hillcrest robbed at gunpoint after leaving local hospital

Man robbed at gunpoint in Hillcrest.

Police say that a man leaving a Hillcrest hospital early Tuesday was robbed at gunpoint.

There aren’t many details to the crime as of yet reports ABC 10 News, however, the victim called police at approximately 4:25 am upon exiting Scripps Mercy Hospital on Fifth Avenue.

SF Mayor Ed Lee dies suddenly at 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (1952-2017)

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died from a heart attack early Tuesday morning, he was 65.

Lee, the city’s first Asian American mayor has been in office since 2011 after Gavin Newsom stepped down to become Lieutenant Governor of California. After that Lee went on to win the election in November of that same year.

Ocean Beach fires may have been deliberately set investigators say

Arson may be the cause of two early morning fires in Ocean Beach.

Ocean Beach firefighters were busy extinguishing two fires early Monday morning along Santa Cruz and Muir Avenues.

The first fire started on Santa Cruz Avenue and a fence had to be knocked down in order to extinguish it.

Travis and Joseph Dasilva have been released, headed back home

After being held in a Thai jail since November 28, Travis and Joseph Dasilva are on their way home from San Diego.

It has been confirmed by San Diego Gay and Lesbian News that Travis and Joseph Dasilva are headed home to San Diego after spending over a week in a Thai jail for taking a picture with their bare backsides exposed in front of a sacred temple in Bangkok.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin presented with civil rights award

The first member of the LGBT community elected to the U.S. Senate, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, was presented the international Jose Julio Sarria Civil Rights Award this past Sunday. 

Sarria a War World II  Veteran & proud Latino became the first openly gay candidate to run for public office in America in 1961

Palm Springs swears in its all-LGBT City Council

The first trans person to be elected to a non-judicial office in California was sworn in as was bisexual lawyer Christy Holstege.

Palm Springs has made history this week as the first all-LGBT city council was sworn in on Wednesday. City Hall was filled to capacity with people who came out  in support of the new members.

Lisa Middleton, the first trans person to be elected to a non-judicial office in California was sworn in as was bisexual lawyer Christy Holstege.