May 2, 2022

Ways to support trans* youth across the country from California

By californialgbtcalifornialgbt

Dear Network members,  Thank you to everyone who has shown your support for SB 923, our bill to expand access to affirming health care for TGNC Californians. Whether you’ve...

April 7, 2022


By californialgbtcalifornialgbt

SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco)’s Senate Bill 923 passed the Senate Health Committee on Wednesday afternoon with a 8 -2 vote. SB 923, the Gender Affirming Care Act,...

March 24, 2022

Help write the next chapter for the California LGBTQ Health and Human Services Network

By californialgbtcalifornialgbt

Dear Network members, I write my message this week with mixed emotions. I’ve had the pleasure of leading the California LGBTQ Health and Human Services Network for over five...

March 16, 2022

The Pandemic has made life feel like a Marvel movie – but not in a good way

By californialgbtcalifornialgbt

Written by Paulina Angel (she/her) – Trans Community Project I remember being in Arcadia California when news started to break out about Coronavirus. I didn’t think much of it...

February 4, 2022

Senator Wiener Introduces the Transgender Inclusive Care Act to Require Health Providers and Staff to Undergo TGI Cultural Competency Training

By californialgbtcalifornialgbt

SB 923 helps ensure health providers who interact with transgender, gender non-conforming, and intersex (TGI) patients provide inclusive care Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced Senate Bill 923, the...

December 23, 2021

COVID-19, Isolation, Tobacco and the LGBTQ + BIPOC Community

By californialgbtcalifornialgbt

While smoking rates have declined nationally in the past 20 years, this decline has not been shared equally among Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) communities or the...

November 19, 2021

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

By californialgbtcalifornialgbt

By: Dannie Ceseña November 20th marks the 22nd annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR). Trans and queer folx from across the world gather to remember and honor the lives that we lost to violence over the last...

November 11, 2021

The Power of Collaboration: Addressing the Lack of Access to LGBTQ Tobacco Cessation Programs

By californialgbtcalifornialgbt

Join We Breathe and partners for a webinar on the rate of tobacco use in the LGBTQ community, why affirming tobacco cessation programs are needed, and how to create...

October 27, 2021

Access to Care for Trans Youth

By californialgbtcalifornialgbt

Access to gender-affirming care is a matter of life and death for trans* youth. Puberty blockers and hormone replacement therapy have been used for decades to safely treat gender dysphoria in youth,...

September 14, 2021

2021 Recall Election: Vote Like Your Health Depends On It!

By californialgbtcalifornialgbt

Dear Community, Today is Election Day.   The stakes of this election are incredibly high. The lines that have been drawn by both sides, asking us to decide what the...