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Five Tips for Shopping for the Covered California Health Plan That Best Fits You

  With Covered California’s three-month open-enrollment period starting Nov. 1, it’s a great time to shop for the best fit for your health coverage. During Covered California open enrollment, which runs through Jan. 31, consumers can choose among 11 name-brand health insurance plans that offer high-quality and affordable coverage. Here are some helpful tips. Shop,(…)

Equality California Condemns Kim Attack on Gay, Formerly Homeless Man

In response to a campaign ad by San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim attacking an HIV-positive, formerly homeless gay man featured in an ad by Equality California, Equality California Executive Director Rick Zbur issued the following statement: “It is a tactic for some candidates in electoral campaigns to attack the character and integrity of their opponents(…)

Fight AIDS by Dining Out: Food For Thought Presents the 15th Annual

Thursday, December 1 marks the fifteenth year Food For Thought hosts Sonoma County’s annual Dining Out For Life event, which is also World AIDS Day. 87 area restaurants and cafes will participate, donating 25% or 50% of the day’s sales to Food For Thought, which provides life-giving nutritional services to over 800 men, women, and(…)

New Report Shows Most Americans Believe Discrimination is a Serious Problem

According to the Public Affairs Council, strong majorities of Americans are concerned about all forms of discrimination — whether it’s based on race, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender, disability, religion, or age. A new survey shows that the problem of racial discrimination is considered the most serious discrimination challenge the country faces, followed by gender(…)

HRC Release New Ad Featuring Hillary Clinton’s Commitment to LGBTQ Equality

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released a new video ad featuring Hillary Clinton’s historic commitment to fighting for full LGBTQ equality. “Time and again Hillary Clinton has demonstrated through her words and actions that she is committed to fighting for full LGBTQ equality,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “All of the progress we’ve achieved is at stake(…)

‘Alan Turing law’: Thousands of Gay Men to be Pardoned

  Gay and bisexual men convicted of now-abolished sexual offences in England and Wales are to receive posthumous pardons, the government has announced. Thousands of living men convicted over consensual same-sex relationships will also be eligible for the pardon. Lib Dem peer Lord Sharkey, who proposed the amendment to the Policing and Crimes Bill, said(…)