SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California prison officials are setting the first standards for which transgender inmates should receive state-funded sex-reassignment surgery after spending years in court fighting to block the operations.
Condoms are on the ballot in California.
(WM) Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Sept. 26 requiring California to house transgender inmates in prisons based on their gender identity — but only if the state does not have “management or security concerns.”
California's Great America, a theme park in Santa Clara, California, announced it's 15th Annual "Pride Night" event.
(WB) In a widely anticipated move to fill the U.S. Senate seat currently held by the departing Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that he has chosen the state’s secretary of state, Alex Padilla.
(WM) California has elected its youngest state lawmaker in more than eight decades, elevating a 25-year-old progressive Democrat who already has years of legislative experience to the state Assembly.
When two California university students were expelled for being in same-sex marriages, they filed a lawsuit claiming the school violated anti-discrimination laws.
In South Florida, there are a few reliable signs that winter is coming: flights full of snowbirds migrating south for the winter and the appearance of colorful tents on the shores of Biscayne Bay.
SAN DIEGO — An aide to former California congressional candidate Carl DeMaio was sentenced Monday to five years' probation for lying to federal investigators about a threatening email he wrote but said might have come from DeMaio, one of several allegations that rocked one of last year's most closely watched congressional races.
Silicon Valley Bank collapsed Friday after depositors panicked and attempted to pull $42 billion out of the bank on Thursday alone, creating a run on the bank.
In a plot twist, the Los Angeles Dodgers will follow through on their original commitment to honor the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.
DALLAS (AP) — Former college football television analyst Craig James on Monday filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports that contends he was fired because he had expressed opposition to gay marriage during a failed run for the U.S. Senate.
3rd annual event takes place this Saturday
A bakery in Colorado violated the anti-discrimination act again, and the San Diego Human Rights Campaign gave LGBT homeless people supplies.
This week read about an LGBT center changing its blood donation protocol in Los Angeles, and vandals taking down a Pride flag and replacing it with a confederate one at a university church in Virginia.
This week read about a judge dropping an anti-trans athlete case in Connecticut, and a dispute over travel bans and religious exemptions between Texas and California.
This week read about a festival celebrating transgender and non-conforming creators in California, and a city council rejecting to enact a non-discrimination ordinance in Alabama.
This week read about Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp comparing the COVID vaccine to the non-existent AIDS vaccine, and a gay man getting attacked in California.
This week read about North Carolina's Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson calling the LGBT community "filth,"andFormer California Officer Jay Brome winning a lawsuit for enduring homophobic abuse at his workplace.
A group of people in California protested sermons in a church after a speaker made discriminatory remarks against LGBT people, and Stonewall Sports is coming to North Dakota.
Gordon Mar of California was called a "pedophile" for supporting LGBT people, and 20 states are blocking President Joe Biden's executive order that protects LGBT members.
A church in Kansas was vandalized for a second time for being LGBT inclusive, and Windward Life Care in California received a certificate for completing an LGBT training program.
A city in Texas is throwing an LGBT holiday parade, and Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene goes after California Sen. Scott Wiener on Twitter, calling him a "communist groomer."
This week read about Toni Newman hired as CEO of theBlack AIDS Institute in California, and Proud Boys allegedly attacking a non-binary person in Oregon.
This week read about Patrisse Cullors stepping down from the Black Lives Matter movement she co-founded in California, and legislators revising the out-of-date HIV laws in Nevada.
Colorado passed laws that allow abortion access and trans care, and the California Assembly Education Committee Chair refused to schedule a bill that would have outed trans students.
Women are now allowed to box in Cuba, and Anwar Ibrahim of Malaysia filed a lawsuit against a PAS chief after LGBT remarks.
Texas' Department of Agriculture is mandating a dress code that could harm trans employees, and San Francisco is repealing the ban on city-funded travels to anti-LGBT states.
In New York, Alphonso David is accusing the Human Rights Campaign of racism, and convicted felon Ed Buck is asking a judge to overturn his jury verdict in California.
This week read about Del Martin's and Phyllis Lyon's home in California becoming a landmark, and Ohio accepting a ruling to allow transgender individuals to update their birth certificates to match their gender identity.
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