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Dem prez hopefuls offer LGBT proposals

Dem prez hopefuls offer LGBT proposals

By Lisa Keen

Ahead of next week's Democratic presidential debates, several candidates have been showing their Pride.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | June 19, 2019

When a rainbow flag was raised Monday over the California Capitol, both Governor Gavin Newsom and Equality California, the statewide LGBT advocacy organization, claimed it marked the "first time ever" it had flown over the building.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 17, 2019

After marrying five years ago in a private summer wedding ceremony, Oakland at-large City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan and Pamela Rosin divorced last fall. The couple had been together since 2012 after first meeting at Oakland's East Bay Church.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 14, 2019

For the first time, all five cities in Napa County have agreed to fly the rainbow flag in honor of June being Pride Month.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 12, 2019

Three more Bay Area cities are now flying the rainbow flag for the first time in honor of Pride Month, as is the government office for Alameda County.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 12, 2019

Lesbian at-large Oakland City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan's election in January as president of the legislative body made headlines for being the first time an out LGBT person had served in the leadership role.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 6, 2019

Adding to the issues proponents behind overhauling Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco's Castro district face is now opposition to the project from a major LGBT group in the city.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 5, 2019

San Francisco officials are expected to designate the city's fourth LGBT historic site next week when the Board of Supervisors votes to landmark 524 Union Street.

By Cynthia Laird | June 5, 2019

Gay Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was one of several White House contenders who received an enthusiastic response from delegates at last weekend's California Democratic Party convention in San Francisco.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 4, 2019

The city councils of Dublin and Tracy voted Tuesday night to fly the rainbow flag in recognition of June being Pride month.

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 31, 2019

Democrats bidding to be their party's 2020 presidential nominee hawk Pride-branded gear to their supporters, as does the current occupant of the White House.


By Matthew S. Bajko | May 29, 2019

This June marks the 10th year since Vallejo became the first city in Solano County to recognize June as Pride Month.

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 28, 2019

Following a week of intense backlash from across the country, a city councilman in the East Bay city of Dublin has changed his mind about flying the LGBT community's rainbow flag during June, which is Pride month.


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