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2006 Press Releases

2006 Press Releases

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE IF EXCLUDING SAME-SEX COUPLES FROM MARRIAGE VIOLATES CONSTITUTION
12-20-2006


EIGHT NEW LAWS ADVANCING LGBT EQUAL RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS GO INTO EFFECT JANUARY 1
12-21-2006


BROADWAY “DREAMGIRLS” STAR JENNIFER HOLLIDAY SET TO DAZZLE 2007 SAN FRANCISCO EQUALITY AWARDS
12-19-2006


NEW JERSEY CIVIL UNION BILL A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES
12-14-2006


ASSEMBLYMEMBER LAIRD INTRODUCES CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 2007
12-5-2006


ASSEMBLYMEMBER LENO AND EQCA REINTRODUCE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND CIVIL MARRIAGE PROTECTION ACT
12-1-2006


STATE'S MOST LGBT-FRIENDLY LEGISLATURE TO BE SWORN IN ON DECEMBER 4
11-27-2006


SAME-SEX COUPLES APPEAL TO CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT IN MARRIAGE CASE
11-13-2006


PRO-EQUALITY CANDIDATES SWEEP SEATS IN THE LEGISLATURE, GAIN GROUND IN STATE OFFICES
11-8-2006


SAN DIEGO LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER DELORES JACOBS RECEIVES EQUALITY LEADERSHIP AWARD AT DEC. 2 EVENT
11-3-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA APPLAUDS NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT DECISION TO END DISCRIMINATION AGAINST SAME-SEX COUPLES
10-25-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA RELEASES SCORECARD FOR THE 2005-2006 LEGISLATIVE SESSION
10-23-2006


DIVIDED CALIFORNIA COURT OF APPEAL REJECTS CHALLENGE TO DISCRIMINATORY MARRIAGE LAW
10-3-2006


CALIFORNIA DOMESTIC PARTNERS NOW ABLE TO FILE JOINT STATE INCOME TAXES
9-30-2006


BILL TO SERVE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE LGBT COMMUNITY SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
9-30-2006


ENACTMENT OF THE OLDER CALIFORNIANS EQUALITY AND PROTECTION ACT BOLSTERS SERVICES FOR LGBT ELDERS
9-30-2006


NEW POLL SHOWS MORE SUPPORT THAN OPPOSITION TO MARRIAGE EQUALITY AMONG CALIFORNIA LIKELY VOTERS
9-29-2006


GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER VETOES ANTI-BULLYING LAW
9-28-2006


GOVERNOR SIGNS HOUSING NON-DISCRIMINATION MEASURE INTO LAW
9-28-2006


GOVERNOR SIGNS BILL ENCOURAGING FAIRNESS IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS
9-28-2006


GOVERNOR SIGNS BILL TO LIMIT BIAS IN CALIFORNIA COURTROOMS
9-28-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2nd ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS AWARDS ON OCTOBER 21, 2006
9-27-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA CRITICIZES GOVERNOR'S VETO OF BIAS-FREE CURRICULUM ACT
9-6-2006


A RECORD FOURTEEN BILLS SPONSORED BY EQUALITY CALIFORNIA PASS LEGISLATURE
9-5-2006


LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER ELDERS BILL ADVANCES TO GOVERNOR’S OFFICE
8-31-2006


BILL PROTECTING YOUTH IN CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS PASSES SENATE
8-30-2006


SENATE PASSES BILL TO SERVE VICTIMS OF SAME-SEX DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
8-30-2006


DOMESTIC PARTNERS STATE INCOME TAX MEASURE PASSES LEGISLATURE
8-29-2006


LEGISLATURE PASSES SENATOR KUEHL’S BIAS-FREE CURRICULUM ACT
8-29-2006


'GWEN ARAUJO JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS ACT' PASSED BY SENATE, SOON TO HEAD TO GOVERNOR'S DESK
8-29-2006


GOVERNOR SIGNS BILL PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION IN CALIFORNIA STATE PROGRAMS
8-29-2006


LEGISLATURE APPROVES BILL TO ENCOURAGE FAIRNESS IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS
8-22-2006


HOUSING NONDISCRIMINATION BILL RECEIVES SUPPORT OF SENATE AND HEADS TO GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER’S DESK
8-22-2006


ANTI-GAY LOBBYIST HIRED TO PROMOTE GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER
8-18-2006


NAPA WINERY SERVES UP THE FIGHT FOR SAME-SEX MARRIAGE
8-16-2006


TELEVISION STAR CHAD ALLEN TO HOST AND STATE TREASURER AND GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE PHIL ANGELIDES TO SPEAK AT 7TH ANNUAL EQUALITY CALIFORNIA EQUALITY AWARDS
8-15-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA PAC ENDORSES PHIL ANGELIDES FOR GOVERNOR
8-14-2006


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE RESUMES TODAY: NINE EQUALITY CALIFORNIA BILLS SLATED FOR VOTE
8-7-2006


BILL PREVENTING DISCRIMINATION IN STATE PROGRAMS BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY PASSES LEGISLATURE 43-25
8-10-2006


TELEVISION STAR CHAD ALLEN TO HOST AND STATE TREASURER AND GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE PHIL ANGELIDES TO SPEAK AT 7TH ANNUAL EQUALITY CALIFORNIA EQUALITY AWARDS
8-8-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA CONDEMNS HATE CRIMES AT SAN DIEGO PRIDE
8-1-2006


Copy of Copy of EQUALITY CALIFORNIA CONDEMS HATE CRIMES AT SAN DIEGO PRIDE
8-1-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA AND NATIONAL CENTER FOR LESBIAN RIGHTS DECRY WASHINGTON STATE'S DENIAL OF MARRIAGE FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES
7-26-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA EXPANDS ITS DEVELOPMENT AND FIELD STAFF
7-19-2006


LOS ANGELES MAYOR ANTONIO VILLARAIGOSA TO SPEAK AT EQUALITY CALIFORNIA EQUALITY AWARDS AUGUST 19, 2006
7-19-2006


Copy of EQUALITY CALIFORNIA STATEMENT ON LOG CABIN REPUBLICAN FUNDRAISER FEATURING GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER
7-12-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA STATEMENT ON LOG CABIN REPUBLICAN FUNDRAISER FEATURING GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER
7-12-2006


STATEMENT BY SETH KILBOURN, EQUALITY CALIFORNIA POLITICAL DIRECTOR, ON WOO v. CALIFORNIA
7-10-2006


LAWYERS FOR CITY, COUPLES TO HOLD PRE-HEARING PRESS CONFERENCE ON MARRIAGE CASES
7-7-2006


NEXT STEP FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES IN LEGAL STRUGGLE TO MARRY IN CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA COURT OF APPEAL TO HEAR LANDMARK CASE ON JULY 10, 2006
7-6-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA STATEMENT ON NEW YORK COURT DECISION ON MARRIAGE
7-6-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA STATEMENT ON LOG CABIN REPUBLICAN FUNDRAISER FEATURING GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER
6-29-2006


MOTHER OF SLAIN HATE CRIME VICTIM GWEN ARAUJO TESTIFIES ON BEHALF OF BILL DESIGNED TO LIMIT USE OF "PANIC STRATEGIES" IN CRIMINAL TRIALS
6-27-2006


RECORD NUMBER OF LGBT BILLS ADVANCE IN CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE
6-19-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES LOS ANGELES EQUALITY AWARDS AUGUST 19, 2006
6-14-2006


IN CLOSELY WATCHED RACES SUPPORTERS OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY DEFEAT ANTI-MARRIAGE OPPONENTS
6-7-2006


ASSEMBLY VOTES TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER ELDERS
6-1-2006


DOMESTIC PARTNERS ONE STEP CLOSER TO STATE INCOME TAX EQUALITY
5-31-2006


ASSEMBLYMEMBER LAIRD’S HOUSING NONDISCRIMINATION BILL PASSES ASSEMBLY AND MOVES TO SENATE
5-26-2006


CALIFORNIA HAS MOST TRANSGENDER FRIENDLY LAWS IN U.S.
1-3-2006


NEW YEAR BRINGS NEW RIGHTS FOR LGBT CALIFORNIANS
1-3-2006


ASSEMBLY PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE PASSES LEGISLATION TO REDUCE USE OF SO-CALLED “PANIC” STRATEGIES
1-11-2006


BILL TO PROTECT LGBT PEOPLE IN CALIFORNIA AGAINST NEGATIVE TACTICS IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS PASSES ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE
1-10-2006


BILLS SEEKING TO MAKE SCHOOLS SAFER FOR LEARNING, SUPPORT PRINCIPLES OF EQUALITY MOVE FORWARD
1-12-2006


RULING AGAINST SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BAN IN MARYLAND HAILED BY EQUALITY CALIFORNIA
1-20-2006


EQCA PRESENTS SAN FRANCISCO EQUALITY AWARDS GALA FEB. 11
1-18-2006


STATEWIDE VALENTINE’S DAY DEMONSTRATIONS TO HIGHLIGHT REALITY OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST SAME-SEX COUPLES
2-9-2006


EQCA ANNOUNCES PRESTIGIOUS GUESTS FOR SAN FRANCISCO EQUALITY AWARDS GALA ON FEB. 11
1-25-2006


LEGISLATION ADVANCING PROTECTIONS FOR LGBT CALIFORNIANS BACKED BY ASSEMBLY IN QUICK SUCCESSION
1-26-2006


GWEN ARAUJO JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS ACT PASSES ASSEMBLY
1-27-2006


FAIR CAMPAIGN PRACTICES BILL WITH LGBT PROTECTIONS PASSES ASSEMBLY
1-27-2006


STRONGER PROTECTIONS FOR LGBT PEOPLE IN CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS BACKED BY ASSEMBLY
1-27-2006


RULING UPHOLDING DOMESTIC PARTNER LAWS CELEBRATED BY LGBT AND CIVIL RIGHTS ADVOCATES
1-27-2006


SINGING SENSATION ERIN HAMILTON TO ENTERTAIN AT SAN FRANCISCO EQUALITY AWARDS GALA
1-31-2006


SIX HUNDRED PEOPLE CELEBRATE AT EQCA’S SAN FRANCISCO EQUALITY AWARDS AND GALA
2-13-2006


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BILL AIMS TO PREVENT ABUSE IN SAME SEX RELATIONSHIPS
2-22-2006


MARRIAGE EQUALITY VOTE BY THREE LEGISLATORS GARNERS THEM EQUALITY CALIFORNIA PAC ENDORSEMENTS IN SEVERAL HOTLY CONTESTED RACES
2-27-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA UNVEILS MOST COMPREHENSIVE LEGISLATIVE SLATE FOCUSED ON ACHIEVING LGBT EQUALITY
2-27-2006


ROMAN CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF SAN FRANCISCO'S RECONSIDERATION OF ITS ADOPTION POLICY CALLS ATTENTION TO DISCRIMINATORY ADOPTION BILL IN CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE
3-10-2006


FIELD POLLS SHOWS STRONG SUPPORT FOR LESBIAN AND GAY EQUALITY
3-22-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA OPPOSES TWO BILLS THAT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST STUDENTS AND FAMILIES
3-24-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA ENDORSES 15 NEW KEY LEGISLATORS FOR JUNE PRIMARY ELECTION
3-28-2006


ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE VOTE PUTS FAIRNESS AND COMMON SENSE AHEAD OF DISCRIMINATION AND DEFEATS ANTI-FAMILY BILL
4-4-2006


CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT LETS HISTORIC DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP LAWS STAND
4-12-2006


ASSEMBLYMEMBER COHN’S DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BILL EXTENDS ASSISTANCE TO SAME-SEX COUPLES
4-18-2006


ASSEMBLY HOUSING COMMITTEE STRENGTHENS STATE NONDISCRIMINATION LAWS WITH PASSAGE OF ASSEMBLYMEMBER LAIRD’S CIVIL RIGHTS HOUSING ACT OF 2006
4-5-2006


EDUCATION BILL TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY, AUTHORED BY SENATOR SHELIA KUEHL, ADVANCES TO THE SENATE FOR HISTORIC VOTE
4-4-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES “BUILDING A STATE OF EQUALITY” CAMPAIGN
4-24-2006


PROMINENT GAY AND LESBIAN GROUPS STATE SUPPORT FOR FAIR AND HUMANE IMMIGRATION POLICY
4-4-2006


BILL TO ENSURE THAT AGING PROGRAMS AND SERVICES ACCOUNT FOR THE NEEDS OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER ELDERS ADVANCES IN THE ASSEMBLY
4-25-2006


SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE APPROVES BILL PREVENTING DISCRIMINATION IN STATE PROGRAMS BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION
4-25-2006


BILL ALLOWING DOMESTIC PARTNERS TO FILE JOINT STATE INCOME TAX RETURNS MOVES FORWARD IN SENATE
4-27-2006


SENATE TO VOTE ON LANDMARK TEXTBOOK BILL TO ENHANCE EDUCATION FOR ALL CALIFORNIA STUDENTS
5-3-2006


TWO BILLS DESIGNED TO CENSOR EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNTIES FOR YOUTH FAIL TO PASS ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
5-4-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA PAC ENDORSES STEVE WESTLY FOR GOVERNOR
5-9-2006


SENATE PASSES HISTORIC BIAS-FREE CURRICULUM ACT
5-11-2006


MARRIAGE EQUALITY OPPONENTS FAIL IN EFFORT TO PLACE DISCRIMINATORY MEASURE ON CALIFORNIA'S NOVEMBER 2006 BALLOT
5-15-2006


EQUALITY CALIFORNIA PAC ENDORSES FOUR NEW CANDIDATES FOR ASSEMBLY
5-22-2006


GOVERNOR SAYS HE WILL VETO BILL PROTECTING STUDENTS AND FOSTERING TOLERANCE IN SCHOOLS
5-25-2006
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