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Jazzie Collins, S.F. transgender activist, dies

Jazzie Collins, a community organizer and well-known transgender activist who was involved in social justice causes in San Francisco, died Thursday at age 54.

Older gay couples finally get their prom night

Last weekend, just one day after gay marriage became legal once more in California, the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center hosted a senior prom for older LGBT Americans.

California law supporting transgender students awaits governor's pen

AB 1266 will ensure that California public schools understand their responsibility for the success and well-being of all students, including transgender students, and will allow transgender students to fully participate in all school activities, sports teams, programs, and facilities in accordance with their gender identity.

California: Santa Rosa shooting called possible anti-gay hate crime

Police Sgt. David Linscomb told the local media that it was too early in the investigation to label the incident an anti-gay hate crime, but he did acknowledge that witnesses spoke of the suspect’s derogatory comments against gays and lesbians.

San Diego begins marrying same-gender couples | VIDEO

Stephanie Torres (left) and Susan Hartman have the honor of being the first same-gender couple to marry in San Diego since the demise of California’s Proposition 8.

What the demise of Prop 8 and DOMA means to you

The marriage rulings will make federal protections available for up to 114,000 legally married same-sex couples nationwide and open marriage to California’s estimated 1.1 million LGBT adults