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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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Hesperia School Accused Of Discriminating Against Gay, Lesbian Students

Teachers and administrators at a high school in Hesperia have been accused of bullying and discriminating against gay and lesbian students.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/18/2013

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Westboro Baptist Protests SaMo High For ‘Embracing Sodomy’

Protesters from a controversial Kansas church staged a protest at a Westside high school Monday.

02/25/2013

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Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott Aimed At Alleged ‘State-Sponsored Homophobia’

Gay rights activists on Wednesday called for a boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel, citing the hotel owner’s ties to alleged “state-sponsored homophobia.”

02/13/2013

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Lawsuit Filed Over Gay Teen Therapy Law

A Christian legal group has filed a lawsuit to overturn a first-of-its-kind California law that prohibits licensed mental health professionals from practicing therapies aimed at making gay and lesbian teenagers straight.

CBS Los Angeles–10/02/2012

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Calif. Will Ban Gay Teen ‘Conversion’ Therapy

California will become the first state to ban a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight.

CBS Los Angeles–09/30/2012

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Man Recalls 4 Marines Allegedly Beating Him Unconscious For Being Gay

A man described to CBS2/KCAL9 the night four Marines beat him unconscious outside a bar popular among the gay community.

09/04/2012

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Gay Slur Spray-Painted On Garage Door In Claremont

A gay slur was spray-painted on a garage door in Claremont and police are investigating the incident as a hate crime.

08/29/2012

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Calif. Bill Would Ban Gay Teen ‘Conversion’ Therapy

State lawmakers have approved a bill that would establish a first-of-its-kind ban on a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Lesbian Couple From Irvine Files Federal Lawsuit To Stop Deportation Of Same-Sex Spouses

A lesbian couple filed a federal lawsuit in California on Thursday seeking to solve their immigration woes and put a stop to the deportation of same-sex spouses.

07/12/2012

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$25K Reward Established In Echo Park Hate Crime

A $25,000 reward was established Wednesday in an effort to help solve a brutal hate crime in Echo Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2012

Larry Brinkin, seen here on this video posted to YouTube in February of 2011 by user "hatecenter".

LAPD Trace Leads To Arrest Of Gay Rights Activist On Child Porn Charges

(WARNING: Please be advised this article contains extremely disturbing content.) LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A tip from Los Angeles Police Department investigators has lead to the arrest of a gay rights icon in San Francisco […]

06/26/2012

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