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Lesbian sues company for discrimination

A Cloverdale woman is suing a Petaluma computer company for discrimination, saying she was recruited to move from out of state for a job, then dismissed after she, a lesbian, objected to being shown a religious video by an outspoken preacher who believes gays are sinners.

California bill redefining sperm donor rights splits gay community

California's state Legislature is preparing to battle over a bill that could redefine the family unit and the parental rights of sperm donors - a move that has split gay and lesbian advocates and has some women's rights groups up in arms.

Sean Sasser of "The Real World: San Francisco" dies at age 44

Sean Sasser, who helped educate Americans about AIDS as the husband of "The Real World: San Francisco" cast member Pedro Zamora, has died, former cast member Judd Winick announced on Twitter Wednesday night.