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2007 Press Releases

2007 Press Releases

Marriage Lawsuit Advances to California Supreme Court
8-17-2007


Religious, Civil Rights, and Child Advocacy Groups Support Same-Sex Couples in Legal Battle to Marry
9-26-2007


EQCA, GSA Network File Motion to Protect Students from Discrimination, Harassment
12-21-2007


EQCA Mourns Loss of LGBT Leader and Board Member Jim Nickoff
12-18-2007


Seven Laws Protecting Youth, Improving Lives of LGBT Californians go into Effect January 1
12-17-2007


Furutani Top Democrat in Special Primary Election
12-12-2007


California Legislators Make History on EQCA’s 2007 Scorecard
12/4/2007


EQCA Endorses Furutani in Dec. 11 Special Assembly Election
11-30-2007


Conservative Groups Attack LGBT Youth Protections in Federal Court
11-27-2007


LGBT Ally Senator Ducheny to be Honored at Equality Awards Reception, Senator Kehoe to Speak
10-30-2007


Right Wing Activists Attempt to Repeal LGBT Youth Protections
10-18-2007


Seven LGBT Measures to Become State Law
10-16-2006


Transgender Teens, Sen. Sheila Kuehl Detail Threats Facing High School Students
10-15-2007


Governor Signs Legislation Addressing Crisis of Abuse in Juvenile Justice System
10-14-2007


Governor Signs Six LGBT Bills, Secures Protections for LGBT Youth
10-12-2007


Governor Vetoes Bill Granting Same-Sex Couples the Ability to Marry
10-12-2007


The National Center for Lesbian Rights, Equality California, and Transgender Law Center Join Task Force and more than 150 Organizations to Announce Launch of United ENDA, a Nationwide Campaign to Ensure Transgender Protections Remain in Employment Non-Dis
10-5-2007


NCLR, Lambda Legal, and Equality California Win Legal Victory in Case Challenging Basic Property Tax Protections for Domestic Partners
10-3-2007


Tony Winner Patti LuPone to Perform at 2007 Equality Awards
10-3-2007


Copy of Over 400 Religious Leaders, Faith Organizations Support Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry
9-26-2007


Over 400 Religious Leaders, Faith Organizations Support Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry
9-26-2007


EQCA Delivers Nearly 15,000 Marriage Petitions to Governor
9-21-2007


San Diego Mayor Signs Resolution Supporting Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
9-19-2007


California Court of Appeal Hears Arguments in Case Challenging Basic Property Tax Protections for Domestic Partners
9-19-2007


EQCA Urges Governor to Meet with LGBT Families, Asks All Fair-Minded Californians to Sign Marriage Petition
9-17-2007


Record Ten LGBT Measures Pass California Legislature
9-17-2007


Senate Approves Key Bill in Historic Multi-Year Overhaul of State's Anti-Bias Policies
9-11-2007


Assembly Approves Bill to Protect all California Students from Bias and Harassment
9-11-2007


Senate Approves Bill to Monitor School Compliance with Anti-Bias Laws
9-11-2007


Crisis of Abuse in Juvenile Justice System Addressed in EQCA-Sponsored Bill
9-10-2007


Bill Allowing Domestic Partners to Choose Family Name Passes Senate
9-6-2007


California Legislature Again Passes Bill Giving Same-Sex Couples Choice to Marry
9-7-2007


Assembly Passes Measure to Simplify Tax Filing for Registered Domestic Partners
9-6-2007


California Assembly Approves Property Tax Relief for Domestic Partners
9-4-2007


Legislature Calls on Congress, President to Pass Federal Hate Crimes Act
8-27-2007


Budget Includes First-Ever Funds for LGBT-Specific Services
8-24-2007


Bill Simplifies State Income Tax Filing for Domestic Partners
8-20-2007


Legislators Return to EQCA’s Ambitious LGBT Legislative Agenda
8-20-2007


Arianna Huffington, UFW Receive Top Honors at EQCA’s Los Angeles Equality Awards
8-14-2007


UFW, Arianna Huffington Honorees at EQCA’s Los Angeles Equality Awards
7-17-2007


Assembly Approves Hate Crimes Resolution with Historic Bipartisan Support
7-12-2007


Copy of Assembly Committee Approves Anti-Bias Protections for California Students
7-11-2007


Safe Schools Bill Fills Significant Gaps in State’s Anti-Discrimination Laws
7-12-2007


Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to End Exclusion of Same-Sex Couples from Marriage
7-10-2007


Assembly Committee Approves Anti-Bias Protections for California Students
7-11-2007


Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Measure to Give Domestic Partners Right to Choose Family Name
7-10-2007


Assembly Committee Passes Hate Crimes Resolution with Unanimous, Bipartisan Vote
7-10-2007


Man Dies After Possible Hate Crime
7-6-2007


Assembly Committee Passes Tax Relief Measure for Domestic Partners
7-2-2007


New Resolution Calls for Passage of Matthew Shepard Act
6-29-2007


Assemblymember Laura Richardson Heads into Runoff for Congressional Seat
6-27-2007


Assembly Committee Votes to Improve Student Protections
6-26-2007


Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Stronger Nondiscrimination Standards
6-26-2007


California Legislature Calls for End of Discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Military Policy
6-26-2007


Protections for At-Risk Incarcerated Youth Approved in Assembly Committee
6-26-2007


New York Assembly Passes Marriage for Same-Sex Couples Bill
6-20-2007


Assembly Judiciary Committee Passes Resolution Calling for End of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
6-19-2007


Massachusetts Defeats Discriminatory Constitutional Amendment on Marriage
6-14-2007


Record Breaking Nine EQCA-Sponsored LGBT Rights Bills Pass First Legislative Chamber
6-11-2006


Assembly Passes Bill Granting Same-Sex Couples the Ability to Marry in California
6-5-2007


Assembly Passes Safe Schools Bill Filling Gaps in California’s Anti-Bias Laws
6-5-2007


Senate Approves Tax Relief for Domestic Partners
6-4-2006


Senate Passes Protections for At-Risk Incarcerated Youth
6-4-2007


Senate Passes Resolution Calling for End of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
5-24-2007


Senate Passes Student Civil Rights Act, Protecting All California Students
5-24-2007


EQCA Honors LGBT Allies in the Assembly, Levine and Ma
5-21-2007


Assembly Votes to Adopt Stronger Nondiscrimination Standards
5-21-2007


EQCA Sacramento Equality Awards Reception Set for May 21
5-14-2007


Theresa Sparks Becomes First Transgender President of City’s Police Commission
5-11-2007


Oregon Joins California in Offering Domestic Partnerships
5-9-2007


Senate Committee Calls for End of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
5-8-2007


EQCA Releases 2007 Legislative Guide
5-8-2007


Assembly Passes Bill Ending Gender Bias in Marriage, Domestic Partnerships
5-7-2007


EQCA Board President Sworn in for Second Term as West Hollywood Mayor
5-7-2007


EQCA Applauds New Hampshire Legislature for Approving Civil Unions
4-26-2007


Senate Committee Approves Tax Relief Measure for Domestic Partners
4-25-2007


Senate Committee Approves Protections for At-Risk Youth in Juvenile Justice System
4-24-2007


Safe Schools Measure Approved in Assembly Education Committee
4-18-2007


Senate Judiciary Committee Votes to Keep Discrimination Out of Publicly-Funded Schools
4-17-2007


Safe Schools Bill to be Heard by Assembly Education Committee
4-17-2007


Bill to Keep Bias Out of Schools Will Be Heard in Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday
4-16-2007


California NAACP to be Honored with Marriage Equality Award at EQCA’s Signature Awards Gala
1-03-2007


Marriage Legislation to be Heard in Assembly Judiciary Committee Tuesday
4-09-2007


Sell-Out Crowd Celebrates Equality at EQCA’s Signature Event Honoring NAACP
2-12-2007


Bill Gives Domestic Partners, Married Spouses Equal Opportunity to Take Surname of Choice
2-13-2007


EQCA Disappointed Governor Refuses to Embrace Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
2-16-2007


Relief on the Way for Domestic Partners Who Faced Unexpected Tax Burden
2-22-2007


New Legislation Aims To Keep Discrimination Out Of Publicly-Funded Schools, Programs
2-26-2007


California Lawmakers Call For End to “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
3-21-07


Bill Would Keep Harassment, Bullying Out Of the Classroom
3-26-2007


Bill Giving Domestic Partners Equal Opportunity to Change Names Passes First Committee
3-27-2007


Crisis of Abuse against LGBT Youth Addressed In New Legislation
4-02-2007


Same-Sex Couples Urge California Supreme Court to Strike down Marriage Ban
4-02-2007


GLMA, EQCA Applaud California Branch of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
4-03-2007


Assembly Judiciary Committee Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Supporting Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
4-10-2007
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