February 21, 2020 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Tag: California


CA Legislature to Make PrEP More Accessible

April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019

HIV preventative medication could become more easily accessible thanks to Senate Bill 159 –  a piece of legislature that authorize...

UPDATE: Federal Court Grants U.S. Citizenship to Twin son of Brentwood Gay Couple

February 26, 2019

February 26, 2019

A federal judge in California ruled Thursday, Feb. 21 that a son of a gay married couple in Brentwood has...

California Legislation to Prohibit Unnecessary Genital Surgery on Intersex Babies

February 5, 2019

February 5, 2019

Legal rights for intersex individuals (people born with variations in their sex characteristics, including genitalia) took a large step forward...

New Year, New State Law-Mandated Gender Representation

January 10, 2019

January 10, 2019

The new year brought a handful of new state laws, including SB179, which allows for a third gender marker option...

California Welcomes Third Gender Option on Driver’s Licenses, State IDs

January 3, 2019

January 3, 2019

A third gender option is now available on California driver’s licenses and state identification cards. This is a major victory...

A War on Cross-Dressing: Los Angeles’ Anti-Masquerading Ordinance of 1889 Targeted the Growing Queer Population of Los Angeles

October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018

A little over a hundred years after the City of Los Angeles was founded, the Anti-Masquerading Ordinance of 1889 was...

Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Mandate Sexual Orientation Training for Peace Officers

October 1, 2018

October 1, 2018

A bill that will mandate specific training on sexual orientation and gender identity minority groups for entry-level peace offices and...

California Documentation to Match Gender Identity

September 8, 2018

September 8, 2018

Promoting safety and acceptance, two laws that allow Californians to legally change their gender on IDs and birth certificates and...

UPDATE: Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy Has Been Shelved

September 2, 2018

September 2, 2018

The California Assembly Bill that would ban the practice of Gay Conversion Therapy has been shelved for further evaluation. Assemblymember...

California First State to Condemn Unnecessary Surgery on Intersex Children

August 29, 2018

August 29, 2018

SCR110 to affirm Intersex Rights. As of Tuesday, Aug. 28, California is the first state to pass legislature that supports...