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By Lisa Keen | October 4, 2021

First in the spotlight as the U.S. Supreme Court begins its new session Monday (October 4) is the seemingly precarious state of the right to abortion, an issue LGBTQ groups have long considered to be of "vital importance" to queer people.

By John Ferrannini | October 1, 2021

Jay Brome, a former California Highway Patrol officer, settled a discrimination suit against his former employer for $2.2 million. "I'm always told justice is the process, not the outcome," he said. "We made the process work."


By John Ferrannini | September 14, 2021

Twenty states sued the federal government late last month, trying to overturn federal protections for trans and gender-nonconforming students ordered by the Biden administration.

By John Ferrannini | August 19, 2021

California AG Rob Bonta joined the attorneys general of 14 states and the District of Columbia in filing an amicus curiae brief supporting three transgender Alabamans who've been denied driver's licenses that correspond to their gender identity.


By John Ferrannini | August 12, 2021

A San Francisco Superior Court judge ratified his earlier ruling that one of the parties to a 2004 marriage at San Francisco City Hall between two lesbians that had been declared null and void by the state nonetheless qualifies as a "putative" spouse.

By John Ferrannini | July 20, 2021

California Treasurer Fiona Ma, a former San Francisco supervisor and assemblywoman, has been sued by a former employee alleging sexual harassment and discrimination.


By John Ferrannini | July 16, 2021

Proponents of Proposition 8 have to file a brief by August 16 to show they have standing to appeal a district court decision to release tapes of the landmark Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial that led to the resumption of same-sex marriages in California.

By Lisa Keen | July 14, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court session that just ended amounted to mostly a "tread water" experience for LGBTQ people — with several little victories and no spectacular losses.


By John Ferrannini | July 6, 2021

A San Francisco Superior Court judge found that one of the parties to a 2004 marriage between two lesbians that had been declared null and void by the state nonetheless qualifies as a "putative" spouse.

By Lisa Keen | July 2, 2021

On the last day of the 2020-21 session, the U.S. Supreme issued relief and worry for the LGBTQ community.


By Lisa Keen | July 1, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled July 1 that California's law requiring disclosure of major donors to tax-exempt organizations violates the First Amendment rights of association for donors.

By Lisa Keen | June 28, 2021

In a limited but important victory for transgender access, the U.S. Supreme Court announced June 28 that it would not review a lower court decision that favored a transgender student's restroom access at a public high school.


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