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San Francisco: Gay Pride parade turns into celebration on an epic scale
The Pride parade came into existence 43 years ago as a reaction to the Stonewall incident, during which New York cops beat up several drag queens in a gay bar. This year's event took its marching orders from a slightly more exalted law enforcement entity -- the U.S. Supreme Court.
Same-sex marriage: What would happen if U.S. Supreme Court declines issue this term
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would remain unsettled nationwide if the Supreme Court were to surprise everyone and decline to take up gay marriage right now.
University of California to make changes for LGBT students, employees
To make transgender students and employees feel more welcome on campus, the University of California will add preferred names to student records and convert single-stall restrooms into gender-neutral facilities, UC's president announced Monday.
Symantec halts search filter's block of gay websites
A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.
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Review: Asian Art Museum travels 'Roads of Arabia'
The touring exhibition 'Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia' -- at San Francisco's Asian Art Museum through Jan. 18 -- features 200 items in stone, gold, bronze and other metals, spanning millennia but unearthed only over the past 40 years. They show that, for many cultures and civilizations, the Arabian Peninsula was an important crossroads.
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'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled
TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.