The Department of Education has intervened on behalf of a trans girl in Downey Unified School District after she allegedly suffered years of verbal harassment by peers and shaming by administrators.
A Southern California school district has settled a government claim that it discriminated against a transgender student who said she was forbidden to wear makeup, was harassed by other children and was encouraged to …
On 2 October, Aniya Parker was shot in the head as she tried to get away from three men.
47-year-old Aniya Parker died early Thursday morning after being confronted by a group of men in East Hollywood.
Police do not believe the victim was attacked as a result of her gender identity, but simply that her assailants were looking to rob a person at random.
Responding to concerns raised by gay and transgender students and employees, University of California President Janet Napolitano directed the system’s 10 campuses on Monday to create more gender-neutral restrooms and to allow students to update their records with a preferred name that does not necessarily match their legal name.
In a groundbreaking move, the state takes a stand against defendants being able to use a victim’s sexual orientation or gender identity as justification for murder.
A new law in California will prevent misgendering transgender people after death.
The Los Angeles Bi Task Force is hosting its 5th Annual Bi Arts Fest in honor of Celebrate Bisexuality Day on September 23rd!! This event is also the debut for the Spectrum Artist Collective, a new bisexual artists gathering in LA.
Bi Arts Fest
Tuesday, September 23rd
6pm – 9pm
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Tickets: $10 pre-sale, $15 at the door. Pre-sale tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-bi-arts-fest-featuring-the-spectrum-artist-collaborative-tickets-12606377013
The Spectrum Artist Collective will be presenting a selection of music with Cindy Jollotta, Colette von, Jess Furman and B-Ryan; dance performances by Kai Hazelwood and Michelle Denise Soto ; an exhibit of poetry, paintings and illustration featuring the work of Tara Madison Avery, Dan Reynolds, Paz, Michelle Denise Soto, Jason Patti, Charlie Lowrey, Colette Von, Jessica Verma, Sam Saturday and Annelys PM Casanova .
Refreshments including wine and cheese service will be offered.
There is a free parking lot across the street from The Village, otherwise there is metered street parking.
The day after San Francisco supervisor Scott Wiener came “out of the PrEP closet” on The Huffington Post as a user of the revolutionary HIV-prevention drug…
A groundbreaking new study from the L.A. LGBT Center confirms that LGBTQ youth are overrepresented in the city’s foster care system, the largest in the nation.
From Oscar Wilde’s ‘bitting’ wit to praising ‘trangendered’ pioneer Christine Jorgensen, the new Rainbow Honor Walk has a few typos…
Arturo Galster was a drag pioneer in the San Francisco Bay Area. The San Francisco Chronicle’s Robert Hurwitt offers up this tribute, compiled by Gerard Koskovich and the family of Arturo Galster.
This week, Mills College, in Oakland, California, became the first all-women’s college in the country to explicitly allow transgender and gender non-conforming students to enroll.
Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill into law that bars criminal defendants from using homophobic and transphobic arguments in court.