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America’s second-gayest city given a C

01/31/2014 2:32 pm0 comments
Mayor Bill Bogaard

Photo by Gary McCarthy

PASADENA (CNS) – Two months after being named America’s second-gayest city, Pasadena has been given a C- in a report card about the fairness of policies involving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The Human Rights Campaign, an LGBT civil rights organization, this month released the “2013 Municipal Equality [...]

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Rainbow for Russia

08/21/2013 12:32 pm0 comments
Rainbow flag flys under St Petersburgs sign at LA's Sister City Monument.

Photo By Gary McCarthy / Los Angeles Independent

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City Council members and gay rights advocates unveiled a gay pride flag outside City Hall today to protest anti-gay laws enacted in Russia, including St. Petersburg, a sister city to Los Angeles. The council also unanimously approved a resolution urging the federal government to give asylum [...]

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