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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.

Teen urges Gov. Jerry Brown to pass transgender-rights bill | VIDEO

A transgender high school student traveled to the California capitol Wednesday to make his case to Gov. Jerry Brown. The argument -- people should be able to play either girls or boys sports based on the gender they identify with.

Anti-gay hate crime suspect appears in court

A 36-year-old man accused of savagely beating a gay man with a large bicycle U-lock because of his sexual orientation appeared in court Friday on three felony charges.

California AG responds to San Diego County Clerk's petition against same-gender marriage

"If successful, the petitioner’s effort to revive a ban on same-sex marriage in San Diego County will compel new violations of gay and lesbian Californians’ federal constitutional rights, precipitate a wholly avoidable conflict with the federal court, and block the uniform application of marriage laws in California.”