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Groundbreaking Tax Guide launched to help LGBTQ taxpayers

The National LGBTQ Task Force has launched a groundbreaking income tax preparation guide for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people. The new taxpayer resource is intended to guide LGBTQ people with questions they might want to ask when sitting in front of their tax preparer or program. The first-of-its-kind guide translates complicated income(…)

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Comic Karen Ripley Comes to Graton With Her One-Woman Show

Comic legend Karen Ripley brings her one-woman show “Oh No There’s Men On The Land” to Graton Saturday, February 6. The 70-minute show will happen at Graton Hall, 8996 Graton Road at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 – $20. Karen Ripley has been performing for over 35 years as a comic and improviser. She(…)

Calendar of LGBT Events

Monday, February 8, 2 p.m. Sonoma General LGBT Support Group will happen at Sonoma Community Center, 276 Easy Napa Street in Sonoma, in Room 211. Young people 12 – 18 years old are welcome. Also Monday, 5 – 6 p.m. Positive Images’ LGBTQI Sonoma Support Group will convene at the Sonoma Community Center, 276 Napa(…)

Join Food For Thought for Their Oscar Benefit in Sebastopol

The Fourth Annual Academy Night – a benefit for Food For Thought will happen Sunday, February 28 at Rialto Cinemas, 6868 McKinley Ave. in Sebastopol Join Food For Thought and Rialto Cinemas for an evening of suspense, prizes, and lots of local color – we’re proud to present the 88th annual awards ceremony on Sunday,(…)

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EQCA to Sponsor New Legislation to Expand Equal Restroom Access in California

Equality California announced Friday that it is sponsoring legislation, authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), that would establish the nation’s most progressive restroom access law.  AB 1732, the Equal Restroom Access Act, would require single-occupancy restrooms in California businesses, government buildings, and public spaces to be identified as “all gender.” “Restrooms are a necessity(…)

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