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EQCA: California and LGBT Congressmembers Voted for ‘Ignorance and Fear’

In response to last week’s vote in favor of HR 4038, the so-called American Security against Foreign Enemies Act, by members of California’s congressional delegation and openly LGBT congressmembers, Equality California Executive Director Rick Zbur issued the following statement: “Last week’s vote was a victory for ignorance and fear.  We are deeply disappointed that the(…)

New Trans Immigrant Leadership Initiative Launched

  On the National Day of Action to End Trans Detention, Transgender Law Center, along with members of the #Not1More campaign, announced a new national initiative, Honor Trans Immigrant Lives, to build leadership and capacity within transgender immigrant communities. While there has been significant work to end the detention and abuse of transgender people being held in(…)

White House to Recognize LGBT Artists as “Champions of Change”

On Monday, November 23, the White House will recognize nine individuals from across the country as “White House LGBT Artists Champions of Change.” These individuals were selected by the White House for their artistry in advocating for the LGBT community. The program will feature remarks by Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett and Secretary(…)

How to Help Those Less Fortunate This Holiday Season

For many North Coast families, much of the upcoming week will be spent getting ready for a Thanksgiving feast. Yet even in times of plenty, some people struggle, and safety nets are thin. Providing shelter, food and other services requires prodigious efforts by charitable organizations, which in turn rely on gifts of time and money(…)