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2011 Press Releases

EQCA Condemns Fifth Ballot Measure Attack on FAIR Education Act
12-6-11


Anti-Equality Advocates File Initiative to Eliminate LGBT People from FAIR Education Act
11-17-11


Equality California Responds to California Supreme Court Ruling on Standing Question in Perry v. Brown Challenge to Proposition 8
11-17-11


Equality California Responds to Historic Senate Panel Vote to Repeal DOMA
11-10-11


EQCA to Sponsor Bill Giving State Veterans Benefits to LGBT Servicemembers Discharged Under DADT
11-10-11


LGBT EQUALITY GROUPS URGE NINTH CIRCUIT TO REJECT ATTACK ON PROP 8 TRIAL JUDGE
11-08-11


Equality California Announces Early Endorsements in 2012 Legislative Races
11-07-11


Governor Brown Signs Bill Streamlining Process for Transgender Californians to Obtain an Updated Birth Certificate
10-10-2011


Governor Signs Ten of Twelve Pro-LGBT Equality Bills Sponsored by EQCA in 2011 Legislative Session
10-10-2011


Governor Brown Signs Bill Strengthening Employment, Housing and Other Nondiscrimination Laws
10-10-2011


Equality California Lauds Long-Awaited End of U.S. Military's Ban on Openly Gay Service Members
9-20-2011


Equality California Praises Court Decision to Make Prop 8 Trial Tapes Available to the Public
9-19-2011


Equality California Celebrates Passage of Most Comprehensive Legislative Agenda in the Organization's History
9-14-2011


Governor Brown Signs Bill Strengthening Equal Benefits Law for LGBT Workers
9-6-2011


Equality California Responds to State Supreme Court Hearing on Prop 8
9-6-2011


Hate Groups Backing FAIR Education Act Referendum Must Be Exposed
8-30-2011


Equality California Denounces Efforts by Anti-Equality Groups to Keep Hearing on the Release of Prop 8 Trial Tapes Hidden From Public View
8-26-2011


Equality California Lauds Long-Awaited End of U.S. Military's Ban on Openly Gay Service Members
9-20-2011


Equality Organizations Launch Coalition to Protect the FAIR Education Act
8-25-2011


State Legislature Passes Bill Strengthening Equal Benefits Law for LGBT Workers
8-23-2011


ADAM LAMBERT, KATHY GRIFFIN, AND SAM SPARRO TO CELEBRATE LESBIAN GAY BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER (LGBT) VICTORIES AT THE “LOS ANGELES EQUALITY AWARDS”
8-09-2011


Governor Signs Protection of Parent-Child Relationships Act
8-05-2011


Equality California Denounces Recent String of Hate Crimes in Long Beach
8-04-2011


Equality California Saddened by Passing of Richard Chavez
7-29-2011


Anti-Equality Forces OK to Circulate Petitions to Overturn FAIR Education Act
7-26-2011


Governor Signs Landmark LGBT Education Bill
7-14-2011


Seth’s Law Continues Trajectory to Governor’s Desk, Takes Final Testimony
7-12-2011


Equality California Welcomes New Communications Director
7-12-2011


State Assembly Passes Landmark LGBT Education Bill
7-5-2011


Equality California to Honor Adam Lambert and Facebook at Los Angeles Equality Awards
7-5-2011


State Redistricting Commission Factors LGBT Community in Redistricting Process
7-1-2011


Equality California Saddened by Death of LGBT Veteran Activist Jean Harris
6-27-2011


Opponents of FAIR Education Act Fail to Qualify Referendum for 2012 Ballot
10-11-2011


Equality California Hails Passage of Marriage Equality Act in New York
6-24-2011


Assembly Education Committee Passes Landmark LGBT Education Bill
6-23-2011


Seth’s Law Passes Critical Senate Committee
6-22-2011


Equality California Thanks Lt. Gov. Newsom for Supporting Vital LGBT Legislation
6-14-2011


Key Senate Committee Passes Bill Strengthening Employment, Housing, and other Nondiscrimination Laws
6-14-2011


Equality California Hails Court’s Decision to Reject Attack on Prop 8 Judge
6-14-2011


Equality California Calls on Redistricting Commission to Factor in LGBT Community when Redrawing District Maps
6-14-2011


Assembly Passes Anti-LGBT Bullying Bill for Colleges and Universities
6-02-2011


Seth’s Law Passes State Assembly
6-02-2011


State Senate Passes First Bill in Nation to Include Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation and Same-Sex Relationship Status in Two Statewide Government Surveys
6-02-2011


Legislation to Close Gap between Marriage and Domestic Partnership Advances
6-02-2011


State Senate Passes Bill Seeking to Increase LGBT Judicial Appointments
6-01-2011


State Senate Passes Legislation Requiring Insurance Companies to Comply with State Nondiscrimination Law
6-01-2011


Equality California Issues Statement on Second Annual Harvey Milk Day
5-20-2011


Senate Passes Bill Requiring LGBT Cultural Competency Training for Healthcare Providers
5-17-2011


California Assembly Passes Bill Strengthening Employment, Housing, and other Nondiscrimination Laws
5-17-2011


Equality California Names Roland Palencia Executive Director
5-16-2011


Equality California Applauds Presbyterian Church’s Decision to Allow the Ordination of Gay and Lesbian Clergy
5-11-2011


Equality California Calls on U.S. Government to Stop Uganda’s Bill Criminalizing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender People
5-10-2011


State Senate Passes Legislation that would Strengthen Equal Benefits Law for LGBT Workers
5-09-2011


EQCA, NCLR, and Lambda Legal File Amicus Brief in California Supreme Court in Proposition 8 Challenge
5-04-2011


Assembly Appropriations Committee Passes Bill Strengthening Employment, Housing, and other Nondiscrimination Laws
5-04-2011


Transgender Community Leaders Call on Elected Officials for Stronger Anti-Discrimination Protections
5-02-2011


California Senate Passes Landmark LGBT Education Bill
4-14-2011


Seth’s Law Passes Key Legislative Committee
4-13-2011


Key Committee Approves Bill Strengthening Employment, Housing, and other Nondiscrimination Laws
4-05-2011


Youth to Meet with Elected Officials to Call for Protections Against Bullying and Discrimination
4-04-2011


Equality California Announces Community Town Halls, Polling to Discuss Possible Repeal of Prop 8 in 2012
4-04-2011


Equality California Applauds U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Decision to Halt Deportations of Binational Same-Sex Couples
3-29-2011


Legislation Streamlining Process for Transgender Californians to Obtain an Updated Birth Certificate Advances
3-23-2011


Equality California Profoundly Disappointed in Court’s Decision Denying Motion to Lift Stay in Prop 8 Case
3-23-2011


Equal Benefits Law for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Workers Advances in Legislature
3-22-2011


First Bill in Nation to Include Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation and Same-Sex Relationship Status in State Government Surveys Passes Legislative Committee
3-22-2011


Equality California, Faith in America Issue Statement on Crystal Cathedral’s Anti-LGBT Declaration
3-17-2011


“Seth’s Law” Proposed to Make a Safer School Environment for California Students
3-14-2011


Equality California Issues Statement on Insurance Commissioner’s Change to State Auto Regulation Benefiting Low Income Same-Sex Couples
3-11-2011


LGBT Groups Condemn Anti-Muslim Hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives
3-11-2011


Equality California Sponsors Resolution by Senator Kehoe Calling on Military to Cease Practice of Fining Discharged Lesbian, Gay Soldiers
3-09-2011


Equality California, NCLR, ACLU-NC, and Lambda Legal File Amicus Brief in Federal Challenge to Proposition 8 Asking Court to Lift Stay
3-01-2011


Equality California Applauds the U.S. Attorney General’s Refusal to Defend DOMA in Court
2-23-2011


Equality California Issues Statement on Federal Prop. 8 Challenge
2-23-2011


Equality California Sponsors Legislation by Senator Mark Leno to Close Legal Gaps between Marriage and Domestic Partnership Under California Law
2-18-2011


Senator Kehoe Introduces Legislation Requiring LGBT Culture Competency Training for Healthcare Providers
2-18-2011


Assemblymember Atkins Introduces Bill Strengthening Employment, Housing, and other Nondiscrimination Laws
2-18-2011


Equality California Issues Statement on California Supreme Court Decision to Rule on Legal Standing Issue in Federal Prop. 8 Challenge
2-16-2011


Equality California Sponsors Anti-LGBT Bullying Bill for Colleges and Universities
2-16-2011


Equality California Sponsors First Bill in Nation to Include Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation and Same-Sex Relationship Status in State Government Surveys
2-16-2011


Equality California San Francisco Awards a Huge Success
2-14-2011


Equality California Sponsors Bill Supporting LGBT Judicial Appointments
2-07-2011


Equality California PAC Announces Endorsements for Special Elections
2-03-2011


Equality California Sponsors Legislation that would Strengthen Equal Benefits Law for LGBT Workers
1-20-2011


Equality California Congratulates LGBT Legislators on Historic Committee Chair Appointments
1-14-2011


Equality California Releases 2011 Legislative Scorecard


Justice Moreno Announces Retirement from California Supreme Court
1-06-2011


Equality California Applauds Gov. Brown’s Appointment of John Laird
1-06-2011


Equality California Hails Court’s Decision Denying Standing to Imperial County in Prop. 8 Federal Challenge
1-04-2011