Several state bills go into effect this year that will benefit the LGBTQ community.
Here’s a roundup of the legislation that was passed by Sacramento and signed by the governor in 2017.
Starting this year, California’s LGBT seniors will be protected from discrimination in long-term care facilities in five ways.
California’s outdated laws that criminalize and stigmatize people who are HIV positive will be reformed under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law today.
Some gay and bisexual men who are listed on the state’s sexual offender registry because they were targeted by law enforcement and discriminated against in undercover vice stings will be able to petition the state in 2021 to have their names removed under a law that will go into effect next year.
California is streamlining the process this year for issuing a third gender, non-binary option on state-issued IDs, driver’s licenses, and birth certificates.