(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.
(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.
(Los Angeles) Equality California today announced two significant new staff hires: Gary Collis, who joins as the organization’s deputy director of programs and development, and Valecia Phillips, who joins the organization as director of finance and administration.