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Fourth grader dies by suicide only four days after coming out at school

A 9-year-old boy died by suicide just days after coming out to his mother and classmates according to KDVR, a Fox affiliate in Colorado. 

His mother, Leia Pierce thinks bullying was the main factor in her son, Jamel Myles'  death.  

CA has new law that will support its LGBT senior citizens

Gov. Jerry Brown signs into law AB 2719 that will offer more federal support to CA LGBT seniors.

Governor Jerry Brown has signed  AB 2719 into California law, which broadens the definition of who is eligible to receive federal funding to older individuals to include sexual orientation and gender expression.

Hillcrest Pride flag to fly at half-staff for Sen. McCain

The Hillcrest Pride flag will fly at half-staff through Saturday.

In honor of the late Sen. John McCain, who passed away on August 25, the Hillcrest Pride flag will be flying at half-staff through Saturday. 

On Monday the president called for the U.S. flag to be lowered to half-staff all week. 

Hillcrest's Pride flag follows the same protocol as the American flag when it comes to official positioning. 

Free shuttle service FRED may be headed to Hillcrest

Free ridesharing taxi service may be coming to Uptown.

The app-based shuttle service known as FRED (Free Ride Everywhere Downtown) has become so popular that it might just roll into neighborhoods such as Mission Hills, Hillcrest, University Heights and Bario Logan. 

CA honors LGBTQ veterans with official memorial

The LGBTQ Veterans Memorial at the Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City as the official state LGBTQ veterans memorial.

California has made LGBTQ history this week, being the first state to honor LGBT veterans with a memorial. 

Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB2439 on Monday which officially recognizes the LGBTQ Veterans Memorial at the Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City as the official state LGBTQ veterans memorial.

Court dismisses case against Rep. Susan Davis and Pride flag

Today the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed the case. 

Back in July of 2017 Chris Sevier, an attorney and longtime opponent of same-sex marriage filed a suit against Rep. Susan Davis for displaying a Pride flag outside her office. Sevier also included Reps. Alan Lowenthal of Long Beach, Don Beyer of Virginia and Earl Blumenauer of Oregon in the case. 

Frontier suspends pilot for participating in group hate towards trans child

The online harassment by adults toward a 12-year-old transgender student named Maddie in Achille, Okla., has extended into corporate America. A pilot for Frontier Airlines has been suspended on suspicion that he was involved in the social media comments, some violent, that led to restraining orders and an FBI investigation.