December 4, 2019

Cooperative Care: Queering Self-Care

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Self-care is vital to our mental health and wellness. However, many of us in the queer community have limited resources as a result of discrimination, family rejection, and health...


October 17, 2019

Bias Free Child Custody: Changing the Family Code to Improve Lives

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Section 3040 of the California Family Code is now amended to include “(c) The court shall not consider the sex, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation of a...


October 11, 2019

What does coming out mean to you?

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Today marks the 31st anniversary of National Coming Out Day. This is an opportunity to celebrate the bravery of all those who have come out as LGBTQ+ and a...


September 6, 2019

Apply Today! Help Ensure that LGBTQ Communities are Counted in the 2020 Census

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Have you been hearing about the 2020 Census? Maybe you’ve seen local job postings, or heard that this is the first year the Census will be conducted online. Maybe...


August 28, 2019

Creating Safer Schools for LGBTQ Youth

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Gender and Sexuality Alliance / Gay-Straight Alliance Clubs By Isaias Guzman   In high school, my stomach would turn every time I heard anti-LGBTQ slurs and bullying. Words like,...


August 14, 2019

Section 1557: Protecting our health care laws

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Since May, we have been sharing information with you about the Trump Administration's proposed changes to Section 1557. For those of you following along at home, Section 1557 of...


March 28, 2019

If we are not counted, we do not count.

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By Rory O’Brien & Poshi Walker   Photo Credit: Gender Spectrum Collection.   Picture this. A trans man is sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office and...


March 28, 2019

This Trans Day of Visibility we fight to be counted

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By Dannie Cesena   From being  the Community Icon of the Year by Orange County Pride to recently receiving the first ever Courage Award by the Orange County Hispanic...


December 20, 2018

Trans Awareness Week and Trans Day of Remembrance

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This week, November 12-19, is recognized as Transgender Awareness Week, a one-week celebration when transgender advocates and community members come together to host events that raise awareness of transgender...


December 20, 2018

Q&A: #Out4MentalHealth Workgroup Member Named Social Worker of the Year

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A strong advocate for transgender communities and #Out4MentalHealth Workgroup member, Zander Keig, LCSW, is the 2018 NASW-CA Chapter Social Worker of the Year.