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Lesbian Army veteran should get benefits, federal judge rules

Californian Tracey Cooper-Harris, a 12-year Army veteran who sued the veterans affairs department for withholding disability benefits from her and her partner because they are in a same-sex marriage, has had the case ruled in her favor by a U.S. district judge.

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.