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Equality California calls on Assembly candidate, Young Kim, to denounce mailer attacking LGBT youth

Equality California calls on Young Kim, the candidate challenging Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva in Assembly District 65, to reject and apologize for a misleading mailer sent on her behalf that cynically scapegoats transgender students and plays on unwarranted fears of the electorate. “The mailer supporting Young Kim blatantly lies about the law and scapegoats lesbian, gay,(…)

California Schools, Feds Settle Transgender Complaint

A Southern California school district has settled a government claim that it discriminated against a transgender student who said she was forbidden to wear makeup, was harassed by other children and was encouraged to change schools, it was announced Tuesday. The Downey Unified School District agreed to give the teenager access to the same facilities(…)

Equality California Updates Its Mission to Reflect Evolving Priorities

Equality California, the largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization in California, today announced that it has updated its mission statement to more fully reflect the organization’s current and future focus. While Equality California has historically focused the bulk of its efforts on achieving full equality for LGBT Californians by working for(…)