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2005 Press Releases

2005 Press Releases

LOS ANGELES MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA ANNOUNCES OPPOSITION TO CONSTITUTIONAL INITIATIVES
10-7-2005


2005 A LANDMARK YEAR FOR LGBT LEGISLATION IN CALIFORNIA
12-12-2005


SCHWARZENEGGER RECEIVES POOR GRADE ON EQUALITY CALIFORNIA'S 2005 LGBT RIGHTS SCORECARD AFTER EARNING EXCELLENT RATING IN 2004
12-5-2005


SCHWARZENEGGER’S APPEAL TO RIGHT-WING VOTERS BACKFIRES
11-9-2005


STRATEGIC EXPANSION BY EQUALITY CALIFORNIA REFLECTS CRITICAL TIME IN LGBT MOVEMENT
11-28-2005


MAJOR STRATEGIC EXPANSION BY EQUALITY CALIFORNIA REFLECTS URGENCY OF THREAT AGAINST LGBT RIGHTS
11-28-2005


VETERANS DAY MARCH TO HONOR LGBT VETERANS AND DENOUNCE DISCRIMINATORY “DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL” POLICY
11-1-2005


GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER AND FIRST LADY MARIA SHRIVER INVITE ANTI-GAY EXTREMIST DR. LAURA TO SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
10-26-2005


JOIN EQCA IN HONORING PALM SPRINGS MAYOR RON ODEN
10-18-2005


TO GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: IT'S PAYBACK TIME!
10-11-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA CHAPTER AND PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS CALL FOR INFORMATION ON FIRES AT TWO FRESNO NIGHTCLUBS
10-5-2005


CALIFORNIA FIRST STATE IN THE NATION TO PASS LAWS TO PROTECT AGAINST DISCRIMINATION IN INSURANCE AND HEALTH CARE ACCESS, PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS AND DOMESTIC PARTNER RIGHTS
9-30-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA TO GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER: ‘WE’LL BE BACK!’
9-29-2005


MARRIAGE EQUALITY CANDIDATE WINS SPECIAL ELECTION IN FIRST TEST OF ISSUE AFTER LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL
9-14-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA CALLS FOR LEGISLATION TO PROTECT HATE CRIMES VICTIMS AND UPHOLD JUSTICE
9-12-2005


ASSEMBLYMEMBER MARK LENO AND EQUALITY CALIFORNIA LAUNCH NEW PROJECT
8-12-2005


CALIFORNIA’S HIGHEST-RANKING LATINO ELECTED OFFICIAL SENDS STRONG MESSAGE TO GOVERNOR TO OPPOSE MARRIAGE DISCRIMINATION
9-9-2005


GOVERNOR VETOES LBGT FAIR POLITICAL CAMPAIGN BILL
9-7-2005


GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER TO VETO EQUAL MARRIAGE RIGHTS LEGISLATION
9-7-2005


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE MAKES HISTORY BY PASSING EQUALITY CALIFORNIA'S EQUAL MARRIAGE RIGHTS LEGISLATION
9-6-2005


NEW POLL INDICATES GROWING SUPPORT AMONG LIKELY CALIFORNIA VOTERS FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY
9-3-2005


CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY VOTES TO PROTECT DOMESTIC PARTNER RETIRMENT BENEFITS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES
8-30-2005


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL TO ENHANCE DISCRIMINATION-FREE BUSINESS PROTECTIONS FOR THE LGBT COMMUNITY
8-29-2005


CALIFORNIA SENATE URGES U.S. CONGRESS TO REPEAL DISCRIMINATORY "DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL" POLICY
8-22-05


CALIFORNIA BECOMES FIRST STATE IN THE NATION TO ASK U.S. CONGRESS TO REPEAL "DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL" POLICY
8-31-2005


CALIFORNIA MAKES HISTORY AS THE FIRST LEGISLATIVE BODY IN NATION TO PASS EQUAL MARRIAGE RIGHTS LEGISLATION FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES
9-1-2005


CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY VOTES NOT TO TAX DOMESTIC PARTNERS OUT OF THEIR HOMES
8-31-2005


COURT CONFIRMS PETITION LANGUAGE FOR ANTI-GAY MEASURE MUST DISCLOSE IMPACT ON DOMESTIC PARTNERS
9-1-2005


MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTION TROUBLING IN STABBING MURDER OF TRANSGENDER FRESNO RESIDENT
8-26-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA-SPONSORED MARRIAGE EQUALITY LEGISLATION NOW HEADS FOR HISTORIC SENATE VOTE
8-25-2005


SENATE VOTES TO STRENGTHEN BAN ON CALIFORNIA BUSINESSES FROM DISCRIMINATING AGAINST THE LGBT COMMUNITY
8-22-05


YEAR’S FIRST LGBT RIGHTS BILL PASSES LEGISLATURE
8-22-05


FAMILIES OF CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS CESAR CHAVEZ AND MALCOLM X COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT EQUALITY CALIFORNIA’S EQUALITY AWARDS ON AUGUST 20TH
8-18-2005


COURT RULES ANTI-GAY INITIATIVE MUST BE PORTRAYED TRUTHFULLY
8-18-05


DOMESTIC PARTNERS PENSION BILL PASSES COMMITTEE AND NOW HEADS FOR FULL ASSEMBLY VOTE
8-17-2005


DAUGHTER OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. TO APPEAR AT EQUALITY CALIFORNIA'S LOS ANGELES EQUALITY AWARDS ON AUGUST 20TH
8-10-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA LEGISLATION TAKES CENTER STAGE
8-5-2005


MEAN-SPIRITED BALLOT INITIATIVE TO ENSHRINE DISCRIMINATION IN THE CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION
7-25-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA HONORS NAACP, BRIAN GRADEN AND 17-YEAR OLD ACTIVIST, MARINA GATTO
7-20-2005


SENATE COMMITTEE PASSES HISTORIC MARRIAGE EQUALITY LEGISLATION
7-12-2005


SENATE COMMITTEE PASSES HISTORIC MARRIAGE EQUALITY BILL
7-12-2005


LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCIL SUPPORTS MARRIAGE EQUALITY
7-12-2005


LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCIL SUPPORTS MARRIAGE EQUALITY
7-12-2005


LGBT CAUCUS ANNOUNCES REVIVAL OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY BILL IN THE STATE SENATE
7-11-2005


DOMESTIC PARTNER PENSION BILL PASSES ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE AND NOW HEADS TO APPROPRIATIONS
6-6-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA APPLAUDS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST’S SUPPORT OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY
7-5-2005


JOIN US IN CELEBRATING MARRIAGE EQUALITY VICTORIES IN SPAIN AND CANADA
6-30-2005


CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP LAW
6-29-2005


SENATE COMMITTEE PASSES DISCRIMINATION-FREE PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS LEGISLATION
6-29-2005


UNITED FARM WORKERS SUPPORT MARRIAGE EQUALITY
6-23-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA SUPPORTS UNITED FARM WORKERS BOYCOTT ON GALLO WINE
6-16-2005


BILL TO PREVENT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LGBT COMMUNITY IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS NEARS PASSAGE
6-15-2005


CALIFORNIA SENATE COMMITTEE CALLS FOR END OF "DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL"
6-7-2005


CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY DOES NOT PASS MARRIAGE EQUALITY BILL
6-2-2005


HISTORIC MARRIAGE EQUALITY BILL IN CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY UP FOR RECONSIDERATION
6-1-2005


LIVE UPDATE: AB19 on hold until Thursday
6-1-2005


DOMESTIC PARTNER PENSION BILL PASSES SENATE AND HEADS TO THE ASSEMBLY
5-27-2005


DIVERSE GROUPS FROM ACROSS THE STATE ANNOUNCE OPPOSITION TO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO BAN FAMILY RIGHTS AND DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIPS
5-25-2005


JOINT EQCA AND NCLR STATEMENT ON INTRODUCTION OF CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO HURT ALL CALIFORNIA FAMILIES
5-19-2005


HISTORIC RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND CIVIL MARRIAGE BILL HEADS TOWARD APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE FOR ASSEMBLY VOTE
5-18-2005


FEDERAL COURT STRIKES DOWN NEBRASKA’S ANTI-LGBT CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
5-12-2005


DISCRIMINATORY ANTI-LGBT CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS FAIL IN STATE LEGISLATURE
5-10-2005


DOMESTIC PARTNER PENSION BILL PASSES SENATE COMMITTEE AND NOW MOVES TO SENATE FLOOR VOTE
5-09-2005


DISCRIMINATORY ANTI-LGBT CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS SET FOR MAY 10TH VOTE
5-03-2005


HISTORIC MARRIAGE EQUALITY BILL PASSES THE ASSEMBLY JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
4-26-2005


ON THE VERGE OF HISTORIC MARRIAGE HEARING, STATE ASSEMBLY PASSES BILL TO PREVENT LGBT DISCRIMINATION IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS
4-25-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA SUPPORTS MILITARY READINESS AND INCLUSION
4-21-2005


RELIGIOUS LEADERS TO HOLD NEWS CONFERENCE IN SACRAMENTO TO SUPPORT MARRIAGE EQUALITY
4-15-2005


DISCRIMINATION-FREE PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS LEGISLATION PASSES CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY AND HEADS TO STATE SENATE
4-14-2005


FAIR CAMPAIGN PRACTICES BILL TO PREVENT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LGBT COMMUNITY PASSES ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE AND HEADS TO FLOOR FOR VOTE
4-13-2005


SECOND ANNUAL RELIGIOUS LEADERS CONVENE IN SACRAMENTO
EQUALITY UPDATE | APRIL 2005


NEW ALLIES STAND ALONGSIDE EQUALITY CALIFORNIA AND LGBT CALIFORNIANS IN SUPPORT OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY
EQUALITY UPDATE | APRIL 2005


CALIFORNIA BILL TO PREVENT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LGBT COMMUNITY IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS PASSES ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS AND REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE
4-05-2005


CALIFORNIA NAACP ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR EQUALITY CALIFORNIA SPONSORED RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND CIVIL MARRIAGE PROTECTION ACT
4-05-2005


CALIFORNIA DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP LAW UPHELD IN COURT
4-04-2005


SAN FRANCISCO GAY-STRAIGHT ALLIANCE CLUB DEFENDS MARRIAGE EQUALITY AGAINST POSSIBLE STUDENT AND PARENT PROTESTORS
3-25-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE GRASSROOTS EFFORT TO PASS COMPREHENSIVE 2005 EQUAL RIGHTS LEGISLATION FOR LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER CALIFORNIANS
3-21-2005


FORMER DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR BACKTRACKS ON 1977 MARRIAGE LAW HE SIGNED INTO CALIFORNIA LAW
3-17-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BUSH’S COMMENTS REGARDING CALIFORNIA RULING ALLOWING SAME-SEX COUPLES TO MARRY
3-16-2005


GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER REITERATES OPPOSITION TO DISCRIMINATION IN THE CONSTITUTION
3-15-2005


CALIFORNIA COURT RULES SAME-SEX COUPLES MUST BE ALLOWED TO MARRY
3-14-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA STATEMENT ON 2005 ELECTION RESULTS IN WEST HOLLYWOOD AND LOS ANGELES
3-9-2005


LIEBER AND EQUALITY CALIFORNIA PROPOSE BAN ON "PANIC" STRATEGY
3-2-2005


Yee Introduces EQCA-Sponsored Bill to Prevent Discrimination Against LGBT People in Political Campaigns
2-25-05


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA STATEMENT ON INTRODUCTION OF FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO REPEAL "DON'T ASK. DON'T TELL."
3-2-2005


LAIRD INTRODUCES THE EQCA-SPONSORED CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 2005
2-22-2005


ADDRESS BY PRIME MINISTER PAUL MARTIN ON THE CIVIL MARRIAGE ACT (Bill C-38)
2-16-2005


STATEMENT OF EQCA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ON CONVICTION OF KILLER FOR LESSER CHARGE IN MURDER OF GAY KENTUCKY MAN
2-1-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA CO-HOSTS WEEKEND MARRIAGE SUMMIT AND ACTIVIST TRAINING WITH ASSEMBLYMEMBER MARK LENO, NCLR AND OTHER LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS
1-21-2005


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RESPONDS TO GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER'S AND PRESIDENT BUSH'S RECENT COMMENTS ON LGBT CIVIL RIGHTS
1-18-2005
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