EQCA
Equality California
2008 Press Releases

2008 Press Releases

California High Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Historic Marriage Case on March 4
2-6-2008


Lesbian and Gay Couples Win Freedom to Marry in California
5-15-2008


Senate, Assembly Resolutions Support Invalidation of Proposition 8
12-2-2008


New LGBT Equality Laws go into Effect January 1, LGBT Caucus Members Assume Leadership Positions
12-29-2008


Attorney General Says: Prop 8 is Invalid
12-19-2008


Equality California Denounces Selection of Rick Warren to Give Invocation at Presidential Inauguration
12-17-2008


EQCA Announces February 17 Lobby Day to Urge Invalidation of Proposition 8, Calls for Participants
12-16-2008


EQCA congratulates CTA President David Sanchez on being elected to chair California electoral college
12-15-2008


Powerful New Allies Join Equality California and Equality California Institute Boards
12-9-2008


LGBT Organizations Mourn the Loss of Transgender Victims of Violence
11-20-2008


California Supreme Court Grants Review in Prop 8 Legal Challenges
11-19-2008


EQCA Calls for End of Attacks on Governor for Supporting Equal Rights
11-14-2008


EQCA Condemns High Court Recall Threats by Supporters of Prop 8
11-13-2008


Governor Calls Proposition 8 Passage “Unfortunate”
11-10-2008


NO on Prop 8 Campaign Leaders Call on Community to Stand Together
11-7-2008


Legal Groups File Lawsuit Challenging Proposition 8, Should It Pass
11-05-2008


Legendary Pianist Leon Fleisher Performs for NO on 8 Fundraiser
10-21-2008


NO on 8 Campaign Applauds Connecticut Marriage Decision
10-10-2008


UNITE HERE Union Contributes $100,000 to NO on 8 Campaign
10-6-2008


EQCA to Honor Sanders Family, B. Koebke and Kendall French at San Diego Equality Awards
10-2-2008


Governor Signs Civil Rights Act of 2008
10-1-2008


EQCA Extremely Disappointed with Governor’s Veto of Harvey Milk Bill
9-30-2008


State Budget Includes Funding for LGBT Health and Human Services
9-30-2008


Governor Approves Bill Protecting Foster Youth
9-29-2008


Governor Signs Senior Care Bill
9-29-2008


EQCA to Honor Dear Abby, Tim Hanlon at Palm Springs Equality Awards
9-24-2008


Senator Diane Feinstein Opposes Proposition 8
9-15-2008


Milestone 50 Bills Sponsored by EQCA Pass California Legislature
9-8-2008


Community Mourns Loss of Beloved Civil Rights Leader Del Martin, 87
8-27-2008


Legislature Approves Protections for LGBT Seniors
8-15-2008


Legislature Approves Protections for Foster Youth
8-14-2008


Legislature Approves Tax Relief Bill for Same-Gender Couples
8-8-13


EQCA Announces a Record $2.2 Million in Contributions at Los Angeles Equality Awards
8-4-2008


Court Upholds Attorney General’s Ballot Language
8-8-08


Legislature Approves Civil Rights Act of 2008
8-7-2008


Legislature Approves Harvey Milk Day
8-5-2008


Donors Large and Small Give Generously to Defeat Prop
7-30-2008


PG&E Announces $250,000 Contribution to Fight Prop. 8
7-29-2008


Time to Stand up for Equality
7-29-2008


CA Supreme Court Rules on Bennett v. Bowen
7-16-2008


NCLR, Gavin Newsom Receive Honors at Los Angeles Equality Awards
7-7-2008


EQCA Applauds Obama’s Opposition of Proposition 8
7-1-2008


Senior Care Bill Passes Assembly Health Committee
6-24-2008


Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Bill Modernizing State’s Anti-Discrimination Laws
6-25-2008


Protections for Foster Youth Approved in Key Senate Committee
6-23-2008


Efforts to Overturn Youth Protections at Ballot Box Fail Again
6-23-2008


Brief Filed on Initiative Procedure
6-20-2008


Senate Education Committee Passes Harvey Milk Bill
6-19-2008


Harvey Milk Bill Passes First Senate Committee
6-10-2008


Foster Youth Protection Bill Passes Assembly
5-29-2008


Court’s Decision on Marriage Should Go into Effect on Schedule, Says Legal Brief on Behalf of Couples
5-28-2008


Bill Modernizing State’s Anti-Discrimination Laws Passes Assembly
5-28-2008


Senate Passes Bill to Protect LGBT Seniors
5-27-2008


Assembly Approves Harvey Milk Day Proposal
5-19-2008


Sacramento Equality Awards Reception Set for May 12
5-2-2008


Equality California PAC Announces Primary Election Endorsements
5-7-2008


Equality for All Campaign Predicts Failure of Initiative Banning Marriage for Gay and Lesbian Couples
4-24-2008


Bill Creating Harvey Milk Day Passes First Assembly Committee
4-23-2008


Bill to Protect LGBT Seniors Passes Senate Health Committee
4-16-2008


Measure to Protect LGBT Foster Youth Passes First Committee
4-16-2008


LGBT Rights Bill Clears Key Committee
4-15-2008


Governor Opposes Proposed Ban on Marriage for Same-sex Couples
4-11-2008


Two Bills Threatening Student Safety Die in Committee
4-3-2008


Same-sex Couples Ask California Supreme Court to Strike Down Marriage Ban
3-4-2008


Couples, Lawyers to Hold Post-Hearing Press Conference
2-29-2008


Lawyers for City, Couples to Hold Pre-Hearing Press Conference on Marriage Cases
2-27-2008


EQCA Announces 2008 Legislative Agenda
2-25-2008


Equality California, GSA Network and Transgender Law Center Saddened Over Shooting of Gay Jr. High Student in Oxnard
2-14-2008


Bill Challenging State’s Nondiscrimination Protections Fails in First Assembly Committee
1-15-2008


Assemblymember Leno & EQCA to Introduce Bill Declaring 'Harvey Milk Day' in California
2-1-2008


Signature Gathering Has Begun To Place Discriminatory Marriage Measure On California’s November 2008 Ballot
2-1-2008


Rachel York, m-pact to Perform at EQCA's Equality Awards on Feb. 9
1-25-2008


EQCA Applauds Al Gore’s Support for Marriage Equality
1-23-2008


California Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Property Tax Protections for Domestic Partners
1-3-2008


EQCA PAC Endorses Five LGBT Candidates in Assembly Races
1-22-2008


EQCA, GSA Network Applaud Failure of Signature Drive to Overturn Vital Protections for Students
1-11-2008
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