DCCC: Duncan Hunter Should Apologize For His Anti-transgender Remarks

During congressional testimony on Wednesday night, Duncan Hunter made a series of disturbing remarks concerning trans men and women serving in the military. The five-term incumbent, currently under a congressional investigation for allegedly using tens of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to pay for family vacations to Hawaii, private school tuition for his children,(…)

Gender Recognition Act and Eight Other Atkins’ Bills Advance in the Assembly

Nine bills authored by Sen. Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) have moved forward in the state Assembly: SB 179, the Gender Recognition Act, has cleared the Assembly Judiciary Committee and has been sent to the Assembly Transportation Committee. The bill creates a third gender marker on state-issued identification documents for people who identify as nonbinary –(…)

GOP Health Care Bill Could Cost California $114 Billion

California’s state budget could take a $30 billion annual hit if health care legislation proposed by U.S. Senate Republicans is passed, state officials said Wednesday. An analysis by the state Department of Health Care Services concludes the bill would have a $114.6 billion cumulative impact on California’s budget between 2020 and 2027. It would initially(…)

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Partner Address Hate Speech at California High School

 The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (“Lawyers’ Committee”), represented by Jones Day, recently requested permission from the court to file an amicus curiae, “friend of the court,” brief in the Northern District of California in the case of Shen et al.  v. Albany Unified School District et al.   The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC)(…)

Los Angeles #ResistMarch Set for Sunday, June 11

  Sunday, June 11, the Los Angeles #ResistMarch will bring together people from all walks of life for a peaceful protest march that will begin at the intersection of Hollywood Blvd. and Highland Ave. in Los Angeles and conclude at the intersection of Santa Monica Blvd. and La Peer Dr. in West Hollywood. Instead of(…)

Over the Top: Math Bass & the Imperial Court SF at the Oakland Museum

  Familiar symbols, flipped and “queered” to create new shared meaning, are at the heart of this exhibition that pairs new work by a contemporary California artist with the creative practice of a local organization. In paintings, sculpture, and video, perception-bending Los Angeles-based artist Math Bass emphasizes that symbols change meaning according to context and(…)