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Governor Allows Parole For Transgender California Inmate

Gov. Jerry Brown is allowing parole for a transgender inmate who is trying to force California to become the first state to pay for sex reassignment surgery. A federal judge in April ordered the state to provide the surgery, which had been scheduled for July. It was delayed after the state appealed. The governor’s office(…)

Press Advisory Decriminalization of Prostitution Press Conference Following Hearing August 7th 2015

First Hearing and Press Conference in Historic Legal Case Challenging California Prostitution Law Laws Against the Commercial Exchange of Consensual, Adult Sexual Activity Challenged as Violations of Privacy, Free Speech, and Freedom of Association Rights WHERE: Oakland Federal Building& U.S. Courthouse, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612 WHEN: Friday August 7, 2015 Hearing: 9:00 a.m.(…)

Positive Images is Seeking Mentors

Positive Images works with carefully selected adults from the LGBTQ community who are willing to make a commitment to the youth community.The mentor is not an assumed parent replacement; rather, he/she is a role model for the youth and a person the youth can talk to and discuss pertinent issues in their lives. With a(…)

Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights launches Survey of LGBTQI Residents

  Over the coming two months, the LGBTQI Task Force of the Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights is gathering information through surveys, interviews and group meetings on the state of the LGBTQI community in Sonoma County. Comprised of Commissioners Kevin Jones (2nd District), Christopher Mahurin (3rd District) and Ramon Meraz (5th District), and supported(…)

Wildwood Celebrates Its 10th Annual Men’s Festival ‘Cosmic Campout’

The Wildwood Retreat Center is hosting its 10th Annual Men’s Festival startingThursday, September 17 through Sunday, September 20, 2015 at its facility in the hills near the Russian River. The event, now in its tenth year, has a reputation for creating transformational experiences and forging connections between loving men in an awe-inspiring natural setting. “The(…)

What’s Happening in the North Bay

Friday, July 10 Kids Night Out: Rohnert Park Parks & Rec Department is sponsoring a special evening for kids aged 5-11 this Friday, entertaining with arts & craft, games, snacks, and a movie, all taking place from 6-10 p.m. at the Community Center Meeting Room #2 and Lounge. Bring a sleeping bag and pillow for(…)

The Kinsey Sicks Storm Sebastopol Sunday

The Kinsey Sicks will perform Sebastopol Community Cultural Center Sunday, June 14th at 7pm A Sensation! With a phenomenal performance record that includes an Off-Broadway show, an extended run in Vegas, two feature films, eight albums, and appearances throughout the US (in over 40 states), Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Australia, The Kinsey Sicks hardly need(…)

Get Ready for Wildwood’s Open Body Yoga Retreat for Men

The Wildwood Retreat Center will be hosting its annual Open Body Yoga Retreat for Men starting Thursday, July 9 through Sunday, July 12, 2015 at its facility in the hills near the Russian River. “We’ve put together four days of exciting and varied events with the idea that each participant will be able to create(…)