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LGBT Study Finds High Rates Of Teen Smoking, Partner Violence

A first-of-its-kind health report is providing new insight into the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Riverside County.

03/05/2014

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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

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Gay Community Allowed In Vietnamese Lunar New Year Parade

After being sidelined from last year’s Lunar New Year parade, gay Vietnamese Americans are planning to march with pride on Saturday in this year’s event.

02/01/2014

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Go Purple With CBS, Take A Stand Against Bullying On ‘Spirit Day’

CBS Radio is proud to join with other CBS Corporation divisions in supporting “Spirit Day” on Thursday, Oct. 17, to help take a stand against bullying of LGBT youth.

CBS Los Angeles–10/14/2013

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LAUSD Teachers, Staffers ‘Coming Out’ In Support Of LGBT Students

Thousands of district employees took part Thursday in what officials hailed as a groundbreaking initiative in support of LGBT students.

10/10/2013

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Study: On Screen Hollywood Loves The Gays, Off Screen Not So Much

A new study suggests the proliferation of gay and transgender characters in films and television shows has not prevented gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender actors from experiencing discrimination in Hollywood.

09/27/2013

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Prop. 8 Players Join Bid To Repeal Transgender Law

An effort to overturn a new law allowing transgender students to choose which school restrooms they use and whether to play boys or girls sports got a boost Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2013

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WeHo Bars Pour Out Russian Vodka In Protest Of Country’s Anti-LBGT Laws

Local bar owners and LGBT organizations joined forces Thursday to protest Russian vodka over the country’s recent passage of anti-gay laws.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2013

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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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West Hollywood Streets Swell With Gay Pride

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets of West Hollywood Sunday for the 43rd annual LA Pride Parade celebrating the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) communities.

06/09/2013

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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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LGBT Teens Share Being Confused, Scared Before Coming Out To Loved Ones

LGBT students at Monroe High School spoke out Tuesday about being confused and scared before coming out to loved ones.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2013

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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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Obama Wins Over LGBT Supporters At SoCal Fundraiser

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.

06/06/2012

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LAPD Drops Transgender Pat-Downs, Eyes Separate Detention Space

A new report says male or female clothes and medical care — including hormone treatments — will be available to the section’s transgender detainees.

04/13/2012

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