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Sonoma County Pride Announces Entertainment Sponsor & Additional Venues for 2019

Sonoma County, California:  The Sonoma County Pride Board of Directors is excited to announce Graton Resort & Casino as our Year of LoveEntertainment Presenting Sponsor for Pride weekend on Valentine’s Day.  The resort is returning for the fifth year as a major sponsor of Sonoma County Pride. Board President, JD Donovan says: “The tremendous growth Sonoma County(…)

Gov. Gavin Newsom Appoints California’s Highest-Ranking Trans Official

Gavin Newsom JP Petrucione will be the governor’s director of digital media, one of several LGBTQ appointees named by Newsom. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has appointed JP Petrucione as director of digital media in the governor’s office, making Petrucione the highest-ranking transgender appointee in the state’s history. Petrucione, 45, was previously global digital director for(…)

Guide for LGBTQ+ Students

More than half of all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), and other LGBTQ+ people in the U.S. report they’ve been singled out — through harassment, name-calling, or violent acts — because of their sexuality, according to a 2017 survey conducted by the Harvard TH Chan School of Public health. Of LGBTQ+ community members(…)