Los Angeles #ResistMarch Set for Sunday, June 11

  Sunday, June 11, the Los Angeles #ResistMarch will bring together people from all walks of life for a peaceful protest march that will begin at the intersection of Hollywood Blvd. and Highland Ave. in Los Angeles and conclude at the intersection of Santa Monica Blvd. and La Peer Dr. in West Hollywood. Instead of(…)

Over the Top: Math Bass & the Imperial Court SF at the Oakland Museum

  Familiar symbols, flipped and “queered” to create new shared meaning, are at the heart of this exhibition that pairs new work by a contemporary California artist with the creative practice of a local organization. In paintings, sculpture, and video, perception-bending Los Angeles-based artist Math Bass emphasizes that symbols change meaning according to context and(…)

California Legislators Push Solutions to Housing Affordability Crisis

Assemblymember David Chiu (D – San Francisco), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development, was today joined by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) and Assembly colleagues to push for solutions to the housing affordability crisis that threatens California’s economy and makes life difficult for so many of the state’s residents. Legislators called(…)

Judge Says Transgender Inmates Have Right to Affirming Garments, Accessories

California prison officials must provide for free undergarments that flatten the chest of transgender inmates at women’s prisons and give transgender inmates at men’s prisons access to bracelets, earrings, hair brushes and hair clips, a federal judge said Friday. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar issued the order in a federal lawsuit that earlier led California(…)

LGBT Advocacy Day is Looking For Participants

The rights of LGBT Californians and other minorities are under attack, and we must make our voices heard! Join Equality California, the ACLU, APLA Health, GSA Network, LA LGBT Center, Lambda Legal, Project Inform, NCLR, SF AIDS Foundation, and the Transgender Law Center for LGBT Advocacy Day in the State Capitol on May 16, 2017(…)

SAGE: Trump Administration Erasing LGBT Elders From National Aging Survey

SAGE is launching a 30-day campaign to tell the Trump administration that LGBT elders MUST NOT be erased from an important national survey on aging. We need you to help amplify their message. The backstory: The National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants is used to determine what services will be provided to older Americans in(…)

Lawmakers Highlight Disastrous Impact Trump’s Wall Will Have on California Economy

California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) and Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) held a press conference Thursday to highlight the disastrous impact building another wall along the US-Mexico border will have on California’s economy, environment and people. The lawmakers spoke as the California Legislature prepares to debate two bills that oppose Trump’s border(…)