The recent Oakland City Council budget meeting seems to have resolved little in terms of restoring funding to LGBTQ organizations.
Until recently, LGBT Americans regularly suffered harassment, abuse, and worse at the hands of law enforcement, an oppression justified by religion and criminalized by the government.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf proposed budgets would wipe out funding for some LGBT services, and add money for others.
Earlier this month, Equality California Institute released its long-awaited report card on school districts that responded to its first to its first attempt to examine state schools.
We are angry that city officials did not immediately and forcefully condemn the San Francisco Police Department's raid on a journalist's home and office earlier this month.
Gilead Sciences, the makers of Truvada, announced last week that it would provide up to 2.4 million free bottles of the its PrEP HIV prevention medication through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Friends and colleagues of the late Jose Julio Sarria are once again working to get him inducted into the California Hall of Fame, after former governor Jerry Brown nixed that idea several years ago.