Sexual Orientation

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Teacher Sues, Says She Was Fired For Being A Lesbian, Helping LGBT Students

A lesbian teacher is suing the Hesperia Unified School District after she says she lost her job because she stood up for gay and lesbian students.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2013

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LA County Hate Crimes Drop 6 Percent In 2012

The number of hate crimes in Los Angeles County dropped to the second-lowest level in 23 years last year but blacks remained the most frequent targets and there was troubling violence against homosexuals.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/02/2013

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Incoming UC Students May Be Asked To Declare Their Sexual Orientation

Incoming UC Freshman and transfer students may soon be asked to declare their sexual orientation. Supporters say the declaration will help campuses better plan for the needs of LGBT students

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/09/2012

Gay Police Sergeant Awarded $1.16M In Defamation Suit Against City

A Los Angeles police sergeant who claimed he was the victim of retaliation for being gay was awarded $1.16 million by a jury Thursday.