Articles Tagged With ‘Gay rights’




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SLO police probe burning of gay pride flag

San Luis Obispo police have launched a hate crime investigation into the alleged burning of a gay pride flag. On Thursday, the police department received a report about the burning of a gay pride flag within the city limits. It... (Continue reading)

Bible quotes about gays in SLO teacher’s letter cause outrage

A letter to the editor written by a San Luis Obispo High School special education teacher and published by the school’s student news site has prompted outrage on the Central Coast over alleged shaming of the LGBT community. The letter... (Continue reading)

‘Dangerous faggot’ to speak at Cal Poly, queer students protest

As part of the “Dangerous Faggot Tour,” openly gay man and prominent conservative activist Milo Yiannopoulos is due to speak before a packed-house at Cal Poly’s Spanos Theater on Jan. 31. Cal Poly’s Queer Student Union is trying to shut... (Continue reading)

Gay man attacked in Santa Barbara

In what is being deemed a hate crime, a Santa Barbara man punched an openly gay man in the face on State Street last week. The victim suffered a black eye and a concussion. [KCOY] On Oct. 4, Richard Schiwietz,... (Continue reading)

California to be first state to teach LGBT history in schools

California second graders will soon learn that some families have two moms or two dads. The State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to adopt new K-12 curricula that incorporates LGBT history into public school classes. [The Guardian] The vote... (Continue reading)

Man caught bringing guns, explosives to California gay pride parade

While a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida was still unfolding, an Indiana man was found to be in possession of guns and explosives near a gay pride parade that was soon to begin in West Hollywood.... (Continue reading)

Gay Cal Poly student accuses Mike Winn of homophobia

Cal Poly professor and former and Nipomo CSD director, Mike Winn, told a queer student and diversity activist that gay marriage is a “grave moral mistake” and that gay people suffer in the afterlife, according to a Title IX discrimination... (Continue reading)

Diversity group, Cal Poly president march together

Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong marched Thursday alongside a student group threatening his job. Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and supporters marched in solidarity with the cause “Cal Poly is no place for hate,” according to the university. Matt Klepfer,... (Continue reading)

California initiative calls for killing gays

Signature gatherers may soon approach California voters with a plan to institute the death penalty as punishment for gay sex. Huntington Beach attorney Matt McGlaughlin is proposing the “Sodomite Suppression Act,” a planned state ballot measure for which he submitted... (Continue reading)

Democrats want gays in California textbooks

Democrats in Sacramento intend to introduce legislation requiring California public schools to teach about the contributions of gay, lesbian, and transgender Americans. [LA Times] A similar bill was passed five years ago, only to be vetoed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.... (Continue reading)



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