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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.

Parents, physicians launch new challenge in sex-ed lawsuit

Parents and physicians filed an update to lawsuit against Clovis Unified School District, seeking permission from the court to add new information about how the district’s revised sex education is still out of compliance with California law.