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HRC and Equality Federation Highlight California’s LGBT Protections, Laws and Legislative Proposals in Inaugural National Report

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, in partnership with the Equality Federation, today released its first national report assessing the status of state legislation affecting LGBT equality across America, including in California. The inaugural State Equality Index reveals that, even with progress on marriage equality, there(…)

How to Recycle Unusual Stuff in Sonoma County

  January as the month to lighten up and unload, whether it is to lose pounds, a bad habit or stuff cluttering up your home or garage. Most people now have curbside recycling, but it has its limits. There are a lot of other places to offload stuff either for recycling, upcycling or for use(…)

Tipping Points: 17 Amazing Events That Got Us Closer To Equality

  Victories aren’t won overnight, and the road to acceptance for LGBTQ people in America has been impeded by hate, violence, brutality and ignorance over the decades. It’s been bumpy to say the least. We owe it to those who fought for justice in our name to learn about their struggle, their pain and their(…)

Sex-Positive Radical Faerie House in S.F. Imperiled

A gathering place for community, and sex, could be leaving San Francisco. The 14th Street House in San Francisco, a fixture in the Mission since 1988, faces an uncertain future. Known by some as the Faerie House, the pink Victorian mansion was purchased by members of the counter-culture group the Radical Faeries during the height(…)

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,(…)