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CA legislature passes bill to protect LGBTQ seniors in long-term care

LGBT senior abuse includes, but is not limited to, refusal of admittance or eviction to long-term care facilities because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

On Wednesday, the California Legislature approved a bill which would create a "Bill of Rights" for LGBTQ seniors housed in long-term care facilities. This is one step closer to protecting elderly LGBTQ individuals who rely on assistance from long-term care professionals, some providers are accused of mistreatment of residents through discrimination and homophobia.

Benham Brothers claim Hurricane Irma is God's wrath for LGBT rights

Proselytizers and religious right siblings, David and Jason Benham published a video on Monday to warn people that God is taking vengeance on the American LGBT community with natural disasters.

This is all because “God is speaking,” says one, and people should start to repent for their beliefs on marriage equality, gender recognition and gay rights.

San Francisco activist and icon Bubbles shot and killed

San Francisco activist and DJ known as Bubbles, nee Anthony Torres, was shot and killed in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district on Saturday reports say. 

Colorful and always vibrant, Torres, 44, was a part of the underground music scene and had become a local gay icon since moving to the city twenty years ago.

After prison, ex Geffen stalker, former football player sets record straight

Jamie Kuntz tells his story after all this time.

(WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA) — After serving 13 months in prison for stalking gay billionaire playboy David Geffen, Jamie Kuntz is finally ready to tell his side of a troubling affair that made tabloid headlines from London to Los Angeles.

The simple facts of the case are not in dispute.

Remembering LGBT people of 9/11

The website Angelfire.com have dedicated a page in memoriam for the LGBT people who perished on September 11, 2001.

The website Angelfire.com have dedicated a page in memoriam for the LGBT people who perished on September 11, 2001. It is dedicated to, "The Lovers Who Awaken Each Morning without Their Gay Patriot & Hero beside Them." 

Rita's in Mission Hills is closed for good

Rita’s Italian ice shop at 768 W Washington Street in Mission Hills has closed and there are no plans to re-open it. 

A spokesperson for Rita’s confirmed with SDGLN that it has been shuttered for good, but gave no explanation to why.