Bill to Protect LGBT Students from Discrimination at Private Universities Signed by Governor

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Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a bill that requires private universities receiving public funds to publicly disclose if they discriminate against students based on their gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation, Ricardo Lara's office announced.

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KASHINK on Orlando, Long Beach and Using Street Art for LGBT Rights

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Described as “one of the few very active female artists in the French/graffiti art scene,” by POW! WOW! Long Beach, Maeva Martinez, or KASHINK, as she’s better known, is painting a very important mural at The Center on 4th Street....

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Long Beach’s Reps. Lowenthal and Hahn Sponsor Equality Act to Ensure Full LGBTQ Equality

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal and Congresswoman Janice Hahn, who both represent parts of Long Beach, announced their co-sponsorship of the Equality Act Thursday, legislation designed to ban discrimination against LGBT individuals in housing, employment and other areas of life.

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LGBT History: The Gay Bar As Church

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Long before the LGBT community reaped the benefits of the Stonewall revolution, there was one place and one place only they could commune: the bar.

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City Extends Transgender-Inclusive Health Benefits to Employees

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Torey Carrick, a member of the Board of Governors for the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), saw something missing from Long Beach's perfect score on the HRC's Municipality Equality Index (MEI): it wasn't quite so perfect. But the City has...

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United Church of Christ Organizes Rallies, Protests While in Long Beach for Conference

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On Thursday, they began to arrive in Long Beach by the thousands--progressive Christians from the United Church of Christ, in town for their denomination's biennial national conference. And by Tuesday when their General Synod is complete, UCC members will...

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