Health officials this week announced a cluster of cases of invasive meningococcal disease that sickened eight people in the LA area. Among those who fell ill, half were gay or bisexual, including the three who died. Two of the victims were HIV-positive.
California prison officials have confirmed that inmates can get married to someone of the same sex under certain conditions.
President Barack Obama basked in the support of his gay and lesbian backers Wednesday night, revving up an enthusiastic crowd with a pledge to not tolerate any attempts to roll back rights that gay Americans have gained under his administration.
California lawmakers have sent the governor a bill that would make the state the first requiring public schools to include the contributions of gays and lesbians in their social studies curriculum.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is kicking off what will likely be Los Angeles’ first annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Heritage Month.