Tagline: Until the Work Is Done
Become A Member

Although Equality California has been paving the way for LGBTQ+ equality for more than 20 years, we know that the challenges still facing the LGBTQ+ community are daunting and that our advocacy, civil rights and education programming are more important than ever. 

Our three Membership programs provide us with the resources we need to continue our vital work, while also offering you exclusive access to Equality California updates and events!

Equality California Membership starts at just $1! Your support helps fuel our fight for full, lived equality for LGBTQ+ people in California and across the nation. Members receive regular updates about our work, access to events, and more!*

Capitol Club is Equality California’s sustaining donor program made of monthly and one-time contributions ($600-$4,999) that create the foundation for Equality California’s efforts to create a world that is healthy, just and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people.*

Leadership Circle is Equality California’s major donor program ($5,000+), ensuring that Equality California continues to thrive with the necessary resources we need to continue the fight for the health and well-being of all LGBTQ+ people.*

Equality Society is Equality California Institute’s planned giving program, joining a network of individuals who have decided to make a legacy gift to our continued work.**

“As a Californian and an ally, I am so proud to be an Equality California member.”

Hon. Nancy Pelosi

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
“Being openly gay in itself is act of courage, but when I joined Equality California, my identity became an act of protest — a protest against why being myself needed courage in the first place.”

Victor Tiglao

Berkeley, CA
“I believe that having equality is very important in leadership. You can’t be what you can’t see and Equality California makes sure to not only fight to make policy fair and just for all, but invest in LGBTQ Leaders who represent their communities.”

Shay Franco-Clausen

San Jose, CA
“Every time I contribute to Equality California, I know that my donation is directly supporting their critical work fighting for LGBTQ civil rights and social justice.”
Rabbi Barbara Zacky

Rabbi Barbara Zacky

Santa Monica, CA

*Equality California is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that works to achieve full, lived LGBTQ+ equality by electing pro-equality leaders, passing pro-equality legislation, and fighting for LGBTQ+ civil rights and social justice in the courtroom. Donations are not tax-deductible.
**Equality California Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to achieve full, lived LGBTQ+ equality by reducing disparities in LGBTQ+ health and well-being, developing a pipeline of LGBTQ+ leaders and increasing civic participation within the LGBTQ+ community. Donations are tax-deductible.