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Many Gay Men Concerned After LA Meningitis Deaths

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.

04/05/2014

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Officials Say Meningitis Kills 3 LA County Residents, Poses Higher Risk For Gay Community

LA County health officials say three of eight people who contracted bacterial meningitis this year have died — and all three had sex with other men.

04/03/2014

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LA County Urges Vaccinations After Spike In Meningitis Cases Among Gay Men

Public health officials issued new vaccination guidelines Wednesday after a reported jump in the number of meningitis cases this year among gay men in Los Angeles.

04/02/2014

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WeHo Bar To ‘Deny Entry’ To Lawmakers Who Back Anti-Gay Legislation

Southern California lawmakers who support legislation to discriminate against gays and lesbians now have one less hotspot to visit in West Hollywood.

02/25/2014

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‘Juno’ Actress Ellen Page Comes Out As Gay: ‘I’m Tired Of Lying By Omission’

Ellen Page, who won the hearts of moviegoers as the pregnant teenager in the 2007 film “Juno,” has come out as gay.

02/15/2014

The "Living The Dream" float will feature a wedding ceremony between a gay male couple from Los Angeles who have been dating for over a decade, according to AIDS Healthcare Foundation. (Photo courtesy AHF)

SoCal Woman Calls For Rose Parade Boycott Over Same-Sex Wedding Float

A Southland woman has issued a call on social media to boycott the Tournament of Roses Parade over plans for two men to be married atop a parade float.

12/27/2013

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Calif. Clears Same-Sex Weddings For Prison Inmates

California prison officials have confirmed that inmates can get married to someone of the same sex under certain conditions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2013

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‘Gay Blood Drive’ To Highlight FDA Donor Restrictions

A Southland film director is organizing what’s being billed as the “first-ever nationwide gay blood drive” to increase pressure on federal regulators to lift a ban against blood donors who have had male-to-male sex.

07/11/2013

Opponents of same-sex marriage vow to fight anew. (credit: CBS)

As Same-Sex Marriage Proponents Do Victory Dance, Opponents Vow To Fight On

Proponents of same-sex marriage danced and shouted and applauded with glee in the streets of West Hollywood Wednesday after the Supreme Court decided they would not rule on California’s controversial Prop 8.

06/26/2013

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Victim Of Hate Crime Beating Speaks Out About Attack

The transgender woman who was brutally beaten by four men in Hollywood spoke out about the attack Tuesday in hopes of helping police find her attackers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2013

Victor Diego's family says he was attacked because he is gay and transgender. (credit: CBS)

Family Of Beating Victim Say Attack Was A Hate Crime

The family of a man hospitalized after being beaten by a group of men say their brother was the victim of a hate crime.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2013

Robbie Rogers #18 of the Columbus Crew controls the ball against the Los Angeles Galaxy on September 24, 2011 at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. (credit: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Robbie Rogers Joins Los Angeles Galaxy

Robbie Rogers is joining the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer in another step by openly gay athletes in professional sports.

05/25/2013

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Sports World Shows Support For Jason Collins On Twitter

The sports world is reacting to Jason Collins, the first openly gay pro athlete.

04/30/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NBA Vet, Harvard-Westlake Alum Collins Comes Out As Gay

NBA veteran Jason Collins became the first active male player in the four major American professional sports to come out as gay.

04/29/2013

NBA hall of fame basketball legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson (2nd L) poses with his son EJ,  his wife, Cookie Johnson, and their daughter Elisa Johnson in 2009 in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Dr. Billy Ingram/WireImage/Getty Images))

Lakers Legend ‘Magic’ Johnson Reveals Son Is Gay

Los Angeles Lakers basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson has publicly revealed his son is gay.

04/04/2013

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