EQCA
Equality California
  • Equality California Endorses Three LGBT Champions for West Hollywood City Council
  • Los Angeles — Equality California today announced endorsements of Hon. John D'Amico, Hon. John Heilman and Joe Guardarrama for three at-large seats on the West Hollywood City Council. EQCA endorses LGBT candidates in local races who have exhibited exceptional leadership and ongoing commitment to LGBT equality and social justice.
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  • California Faith for Equality to Become part of Equality California
  • LOS ANGELES — Equality California and California Faith for Equality today announced a historic new collaboration that will advance faith-based LGBT equality initiatives in California and across the country. As a result, CFE’s renowned work will become a cornerstone initiative of EQCA and EQCA Institute, and CFE will become a special program within EQCA.
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  • HRC and Equality Federation Highlight California’s LGBT Protections, Laws and Legislative Proposals in Inaugural National Report
  • WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, in partnership with the Equality Federation, today released its first national report assessing the status of state legislation affecting LGBT equality across America, including in California.
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  • Equality California Releases 2014 Legislative Scorecard Rating Lawmakers on LGBT Votes as Part of its Year End Report
  • (SACRAMENTO) Equality California today released its annual Legislative Scorecard as part of the organization’s 2014 Year End Report. Rating lawmakers for their votes on legislation that advances equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Californians, the Legislative Scorecard identifies elected officials – both openly LGBT and allied – who champion causes and issues most important to LGBT people.

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  • Statement from Equality California on FDA’s Blood Products Advisory Panel’s Inaction on Ending Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban
  • (Los Angeles) Equality California, the largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization in California, today issued the following statement in response to the Food and Drug Administration’s Blood Products Advisory Panel’s failure to take a formal vote on the 31 year-old ban on blood donations from men who have sex with men.
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  • Statement from Equality California on Ferguson, Mo. Grand Jury Decision
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  • State of LGBT Equality in 55 California Cities Detailed in HRC’s New Municipal Equality Index
  • (Los Angeles) The Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index, an annual report assessing LGBT equality in 353 cities across the nation, including 55 in California, found that while California cities are some of the best in the country, there are wide disparities in how California's cities guarantee civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents.
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  • Equality California Salutes California’s Pro-Equality Winners in the 2014 General Election
  • (Sacramento) In an election marked by the defeat of many pro-equality candidates across the nation, Equality California today celebrated the victories of more than 100 of its 116 endorsed pro-equality candidates in California, based on current results. These victories at the local, state and federal level will help ensure that California remains the national leader in advancing full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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