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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.

Orange County man burned, 'tortured' by his boyfriend

Will Rossetter says that he was drugged by his boyfriend a week ago, then handcuffed and dragged into the shower.

[UPDATE: SDGLN was able to confirm with the Irvine Police Department that Adem Porturkovic was arrested on Nov. 9 on charges of aggrevated mayem, kidnapping, torture, and corporal injury on spouse or cohabitant.]

No more single-use plastic bags at retail stores in CA

Proposition 67 which asked voters if they wanted a ban on plastic bags: it passed 52-percent to 42-percent.

If you’re headed out to the grocery store, or anywhere that provides plastic bags at check-out, be prepared to pay some small change in case you didn’t come prepared.

Proposition 67 which asked voters if they wanted a ban on plastic bags: it passed 52-percent to 42-percent.

UC San Diego becomes anti-Trump protest site

Demonstrators converge on UC San Diego in protest to presidential outcome.

University students across California have swarmed their campuses and beyond in protest to the news of Donald Trump’s presidential victory.

California ban on selfies at polls stays in place

Selfies at California polls not allowed

If you are a California voter and were planning to share with social media your completed election ballot on Nov. 8 by taking a selfie, you may have to settle for a snapshot of your "I Voted" sticker instead.

A federal judge did not get in the way of a state law which bans taking pictures of your ballot.

Apparent hate crime against two Folsom Street Fair tourists

Neil Frias and Jeff White say they were attacked in SF for just being gay.

SAN FRANCISCO, Ca., -- Two friends visiting San Francisco for the annual fetish festival “Folsom Street Fair,” said their fun was cut short after a group of men pepper sprayed them allegedly just for being gay.

Palm Springs Pride makes Orlando victims their 'National Grand Marshals'

Palm Springs Pride is Nov. 1, to Nov. 4.

Palm Springs Pride is going to be honoring the 49 victims of the Pulse massacre by making them the “National Grand Marshals” of the annual festival.

On June 12, 2016, a lone gunman entered the nightclub on a Latino-themed night and opened fire into the crowd, killing 49 and injuring 53.