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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.
Pizarro: Silicon Valley Pride to celebrate 40th anniversary with parade and festival
Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager and retired San Jose State professor Wiggsy Sivertsen will be the grand marshals of Sunday's Silicon Valley Pride parade in downtown San Jose.
White House hires first transgender staff member
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) -- The White House has hired its first openly transgender staff member. The White House announced Raffi Freedman-Gurspan's appointment on Tuesday.
Kentucky gay marriage: Clerk's office resists federal order to issue licenses
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A clerk's office turned away gay couples who sought marriage licenses on Thursday, defying a federal judge's order that said deeply held Christian beliefs don't excuse officials from following the law.
Travel Top 10: Best cities for pool parties
You'd think California would have scored more than three spots on Evite's list of the nation's top spots for pool parties.
2015 VMA photos: More crazy than classy fashion choices
Miley Cyrus led the pack for over-the-top outfits, while Taylor Swift classes up the night at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.