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‘L Word’ Star Removed From Southwest Flight For ‘Excessive’ Kissing

A lesbian actress who starred in the Showtime cable show “The L Word” says she was escorted off a Southwest Airlines flight for kissing a woman, while the airline says it was excessive and drew customer complaints.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2011

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Landmark Gay History Bill Goes To Gov. Brown For Signature

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.


Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa attends the LA Pride Festival Parade on June 14, 2009, in West Hollywood, California. (credit: Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Over 400K To Attend Sunday’s LA Pride Parade

More than 400,000 people are expected to line Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood Sunday for the 41st annual L.A. Pride parade, celebrating the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, according to organizers.


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LA To Launch First LGBT Heritage Month Friday

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is kicking off what will likely be Los Angeles’ first annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Heritage Month.


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Mayor Villaraigosa To Host 1st Heritage Month Honoring Gay Community

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will kick off the city’s first annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Heritage Month at City Hall Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2011

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Apple Pulls ‘Gay Cure’ App From iTunes Store

Apple has removed a controversial iPhone application, intended to help gay people become heterosexual, from its App Store after thousand of people signed an online petition, according to a report by 1010 WINS.


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Former Lutheran Bishop Paul Egertson Dies At 75

Former Lutheran bishop Paul Egertson, who advocated inclusion of gays in the church and was asked to resign after participating in ordination of a lesbian minister, has died. He was 75.


LA Organization Wins $13.3M For Gay Youth In Foster Care

A Los Angeles organization has won a $13.3 million federal grant to create a program to help gay and lesbian youth in foster care.


Ryan Murphy is the openly gay creator and executive producer of the smash "Glee." (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

GLAAD Happy To Report TV Has More Gays In Prime-time

The number of gay and bisexual characters on scripted broadcast network TV has risen slightly this season to 23 out of a total of nearly 600 roles, according to the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/28/2010

Court Puts Same-Sex Marriages On Hold Indefinitely

A federal appeals court put same-sex weddings in California on hold indefinitely Monday while it considers the constitutionality of the state’s gay marriage ban.