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USC Athletic Director Pat Haden addresses the audience during the press conference to introduce Andy Enfield as USC's new basketball head coach on April 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden Boycotts Indiana Due To Controversial Legislation

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden is joining the boycott against Indiana’s Religious Freedom law by refusing to attend a college football committee meeting in Indianapolis this weekend.

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Transgender Woman Dead After Silicone Injection At Underground Party

Santa Ana police are investigating the death of a 40-year -old transgender woman who attended a silicone injection party in December.

01/29/2015

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Gay Wing Of Men’s Central Jail Embraces Individuality, Inmate Says

Apart from the general population, inmates say the gay wing of Men’s Central Jail is a community of acceptance and support.

11/25/2014

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Transgender, Gay Inmates Sue San Bernardino County Over Jail Rights

Gay, bisexual and transgender inmates have filed a lawsuit against San Bernardino County over allegations they are kept in a segregated area and don’t have access to rehabilitation and work programs that could shorten their incarceration.

10/22/2014

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University Of California To Add Gender-Neutral Restrooms

Responding to concerns raised by gay and transgender students and employees, University of California President Janet Napolitano directed the system’s 10 campuses on Monday to create more gender-neutral restrooms.

09/29/2014

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LGBT Center Announces $25M Fundraiser To Provide Affordable Housing To Youths, Seniors

The Los Angeles LGBT Center has announced a $25 million fundraising campaign to provide even more affordable housing for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths and seniors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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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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