In Southern California, lawyer Bijan Mohseni is running as a Democrat for the state's Assembly District 72 seat.
A year from now Palm Springs City Councilwoman Christy Holstege could once again make LGBT political history should she become her city's first female and first bisexual mayor.
Educator Godfrey Santos Plata's family emigrated from the Philippines in the late 1980s to seek a better life in the U.S. and settled in Los Angeles County.
Two gay men are looking to run for San Francisco supervisor in 2020. Either would be the first out person to be elected to their supervisor district.
Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez's decision to hold up LGBT legislation earlier this year has cost her in Equality California's latest Legislative Scorecard, which was released Tuesday.
The California Democratic Party is throwing its support behind queer San Diego City Councilwoman Georgette Gomez's bid for an open House seat. If she wins, Gomez would be only the third LGBT community member elected to Congress from California.
In a historic first, a gay presidential candidate for a major party nomination has topped the polling in Iowa, the first state that will select its delegates to the party nominating conventions.
As expected, Governor Gavin Newsom scheduled the special election for an open California Senate seat that includes the LGBT mecca Palm Springs to coincide with the March 3 primary.
San Francisco officials are eyeing several sites to house LGBT homeless individuals, in particular youth and transgender people, that could open in 2020 and fulfill several campaign promises made by Mayor London Breed.
Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren's campaign opened its Oakland office last weekend.
Lesbian Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan on Thursday endorsed Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren for president.
Deputy Public Defender Chesa Boudin has a 156-vote lead in the San Francisco district attorney's race, based on preliminary results released Friday.