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Sacramento city council committee advances transgender rights ordinance

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A Sacramento city council committee on Tuesday voted to advance a measure that would add gender identity to the city's non-discrimination law. ...

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Halloween horrors: The ghost of Proposition 8 returns…

Monday, October 14, 2013
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The majority of California’s “innocent children” are under attack from a vile, twisted bunch hoping to ogle the opposite sex in the bathroom. Just as in Prop 8, the LGBT community is being equated with pedophiles. That tired old “abnormal” ...

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Calif. governor signs law to improve healthcare training related to LGBT seniors

Friday, October 11, 2013
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A new California law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown late Wednesday aims to ensure that the state's LGBT seniors get respectful and competent elder care by integrating LGBT cultural competency instruction into training received by residential care ...

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Calif. requires health plans to offer equal fertility coverage for same-sex couples

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Unmarried and same-sex couples will be ensured the same access to insurance coverage for fertility treatments as heterosexual couples under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Tuesday. ...

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Calif. governor Jerry Brown signs transgender birth certificate bill

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill designed to make it easier for transgender Californians to obtain birth certificates reflecting name and gender changes. ...

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Social media trolls hammer transgender homecoming queen

Monday, September 23, 2013
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A transgender teen in Orange County, Calif., who was crowned her school’s Homecoming Queen last week, has been deluged by an outpouring of negative feedback on and transphobic comments on social media. ...

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Theology professor to leave Christain college after coming out as transgender

Monday, September 23, 2013
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AZUSA, Calif. -- A veteran theology professor at Azusa Pacific University, a California Christian college, has been asked to leave his teaching post of 15 years after announcing last week that he is transgender. ...

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Transgender teen crowned Homecoming Queen at Calif. high school

Saturday, September 21, 2013
KNBC-TVCassidy Lynn Campbell
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- A transgender student made history Friday night when she was elected crowned homecoming queen at an Orange County, Calif. high school. ...

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Calif. town mayor stripped of duties for declaring June LGBT pride month

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Virginia Gurrola
PORTERVILLE, Calif. -- An ongoing clash in Porterville, Calif., between the mayor and city council members over a proclamation designating June as LGBT Pride month, has cost the mayor and vice mayor their jobs. ...

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Court to decide if juror can be dismissed based on sexual orientation

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO -- An appeals court gave little indication Wednesday whether a potential juror can be booted from a trial solely because of sexual orientation. ...

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