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Analysis: Understanding Fulton: The decision dodged a bullet

Analysis: Understanding Fulton: The decision dodged a bullet

By Lisa Keen

Some legal observers viewed the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia as a "significant" victory for LGBTQs while others saw it as another sign of "death by a thousand cuts" for queer equal rights.

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By Lisa Keen | June 23, 2021

In an 8-1 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 23 that a public high school violated a student's First Amendment right to free speech when it suspended the student for posting an angry post on social media after school and off campus.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 22, 2021

San Francisco has been a municipal leader when it comes to collecting sexual orientation and gender identity demographic data among its residents.

By John Ferrannini | June 22, 2021

Ten names of late queer heroes will be added June 24 to the National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at the Stonewall Inn in New York City, kicking off Pride weekend celebrations.

By Roger Brigham | June 21, 2021

The moment David Kopay waited 46 years for finally came this week, when Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib announced Monday, June 21, that he was gay, becoming the first NFL player to come out of the closet while still active on a team roster.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 21, 2021

Two historic sites in San Francisco tied to LGBTQ history are now officially city landmarks. The newest to the list, landmark No. 292, is the Lyon-Martin House.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 18, 2021

A new campaign aims to bring a plethora of Pride flag emoji to the keyboards of smartphones and other devices.

By Eric Jansen | June 18, 2021

We relaunched Out in the Bay-Queer Radio from San Francisco a year ago this week

By Lisa Keen | June 17, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a city cannot discriminate against a contractor when they claim a religious belief.

By John Ferrannini | June 16, 2021

LGBTQ groups are applauding the U.S. Department of Education's decision to interpret the Civil Rights Act's Title IX to protect students from discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

By John Ferrannini | June 15, 2021

A former employee filed a lawsuit against Lowe's Home Centers June 15 alleging sexual harassment, retaliation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress, among other counts.

By John Ferrannini | June 15, 2021

With 2021 proving to be a record year for anti-transgender legislation in statehouses across the country, activists in Montana are trying to change perceptions on the ground in the wake of three of those bills becoming law.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 11, 2021

After two years as a tenant representative on the San Francisco Rent Board, Reese Aaron Isbell will be stepping down at the end of July. The gay mayoral appointee and his husband, Sheng "Bruce" Yang, are becoming homeowners.

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