Apple CEO Comes Out

Tim Cook and Steve Jobs

After what has been the subject of much speculation, Apple CEO Tim Cook anounced that he is gay. In an opinion editorial in Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook says “I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.” Cook was reportedly hand selected by Steve Jobs to succeed [...]

Harvey Milk’s officially closes forever; some employees remain disgruntled

Harvey Milk's American Diner

Today the official closure of Harvey Milk’s American Diner was announced.  The online announcement, by owner Frank Lechner, stated that the diner was officially closed for good and that all the employees had been paid. LGBT Weekly reached out to Lechner for comment but he was unavailable at press time. LGBT Weekly did speak with [...]

Donna Frye unplugged on DeMaio

Donna Frye and Carl DeMaio

Former City Councilwoman Donna Frye blasted Carl DeMaio in a press conference today describing the 52nd Congressional District candidate as a person who,  “… fails to comprehend the words humility, honesty and decency.” Frye, a Congressman Scott Peters supporter, said she did not plan to get publicly involved in any political campaign, but was dragged [...]

Attorney General Holder announces federal government to recognize same-sex married couples in six additional states

Eric Holder

WASHINGTON—In the latest development following the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this month to decline to hear any pending cases regarding same-sex marriage, Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the federal government will now recognize same-sex married couples in six new states: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming. Last week, the attorney [...]

Marriage equality comes to Wyoming

Wyoming

Today, marriage equality came to Wyoming, the Equality State. District Court Judge Skavdahl overturned its ban on same-sex marriage  Friday, but stayed the decision for a full week to allow for an appeal. The state decided not to appeal, bringing an end to the stay a few days early. The state filed its notice this [...]

After Supreme Court declines to hear same-sex marriage cases, Attorney General Holder announces federal government to recognize couples in seven new states

Eric Holder

WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the federal government will recognize same-sex marriages taking place in the states affected by the Supreme Court’s recent decision to decline to review rulings from three federal appeals courts that had struck down bans on same-sex marriage. The Attorney General added that the Department of Justice will work [...]

Ninth Circuit Court halts Alaska same-sex marriages

Ninth Circuit Court

Just as same-sex marriages had started to proceed in Alaska the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a temporary stay halting the weddings for now. The Washington Blade reported that according to the two-page order, same-sex weddings are stayed until Friday at 12 p.m. Pacific Time (3 p.m. Eastern Time) to give state [...]

Harvey Milk’s American Diner releases statement on closure

Harvey Milk's American Diner

Following the sudden closure of Harvey Milk’s American Diner last Thursday, information about the future of the restaurant has been confined to speculation on Facebook. Originally the owners of the Diner had indicated that the restaurant would be closed for three days. Today the owners released a statement on the changes that are occurring at [...]

LISTEN: Republican House candidate Carl DeMaio hasn’t won fans in LGBT community (NPR)

Carl DeMaio

Gay Republican House candidate, Carl DeMaio, hasn’t won fans in the LGBT community(NPR). Claire Trageser of KPBS San Diego reports for NPR’s All Things Considered.

Protest at DeMaio Boehner Fundraiser?

Republican

It has been a hard week for Candidate Carl DeMaio. He was accussed of sexual harassment by a former male staffer which has led to a fresh look at all the scandals that have plagued the candidate over the last few years; plagarism, an office break-in and vandalism reputedly by former staffers, as well as [...]

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