June 12, 2020

Trump Administration Move to Roll Back LGBTQ+ Health Protections: Here’s what Californians Need to Know

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Today, the Trump Administration released its final rule making changes to Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act and rolling back the Obama-era guidance explicitly prohibiting discrimination based on...

June 1, 2020

Black Lives Matter

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Black Lives Matter. The California LGBTQ Health and Human Services Network expresses its outrage and grief at the loss of Black Lives. We join movement leaders across the country...

February 3, 2020

Our Blackness Shines, Even in The Dark: How Black Trans Women Gave You Wellness and Life Even When We Were in Pain

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In the initial days of what we call the LGBTQI community today, Black trans women gave you the medicine you needed to thrive in a world where you were...

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...