Equality California

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  • Equality California Announces 2015 Legislative Package that Advances Expanded Mission
  • Sacramento - Equality California is pleased to announce the first eight items in its 2015 legislative package which would improve and advance equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Californians and their families. Equality California will announce additional legislation in the coming weeks.

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  • Statement from Equality California on the Proposed Anti-LGBT Ballot Initiative
  • LOS ANGELES - Equality California released the following statement regarding the proposed anti-LGBT ballot initiative, the “Sodomite Suppression Act”, and Attorney General Kamala Harris’ decision to seek judicial authorization to not issue a title and summary.

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  • Equality California is Nation’s First Major LGBT Organization to Endorse Hillary Clinton for President in 2016
  • Los Angeles - Equality California, the nation’s second largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender membership organization, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. EQCA is the first major LGBT organization in the nation to endorse the former Secretary of State for President.

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  • NCLR, EQCA, and TLC Sponsor California Equal Benefits Bill
  • Introduced by Senator Mark Leno, Senate Bill 703 builds on existing California law that prohibits employers from discriminating based on gender, including gender identity, in employee benefits. Sponsored by NCLR, EQCA, and TLC, the bill prohibits a state agency from entering into a contract in the amount of $100,000 or more with any company that discriminates based on gender identity by failing to offer equal benefits to all employees regardless of their gender identity.

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  • Equality California Statement on the Log Cabin Republicans winning recognition from the State GOP
  • “We are glad the Republicans have taken this important first step towards recognizing LGBT people within their own Party," said Rick Zbur, executive director of Equality California.
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  • Statement on the Supreme Court denying Appeal of NOM's anonymous donors to Proposition 8
  • "The Supreme Court did the right thing today by confirming that California State transparency laws are applicable to everyone who engages in the political process," said Rick Zbur executive director for Equality California.
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  • Equality California's statement on the Passing of Rev. Malcolm Boyd
  • We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Rev. Malcolm Boyd, who died today at the age of 91. Throughout his life he fought for justice and advancing equality for all people.
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  • Equality California And Assemblymember Chiu Propose Policies That Ensure The LGBT Communities Count
  • SACRAMENTO - Today, Equality California and Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) introduced Assembly Bills 959 and 960 which address concerns voiced by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities regarding services overseen by state agencies and equal protections for our families.
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Equality California: Claiming Our Future

Equality California: What We're Doing Now