Press Release

April 19, 2017
Marly Young, (916) 319-2028

SACRAMENTO—The California Legislative LGBT Caucus issued the following statement on reports of forced disappearances, torture and murder of LGBT individuals in Chechnya.

“We are deeply disturbed by the reports of abuse, kidnapping and murder of LGBT people living in Chechnya. This brutality, coupled with Chechen officials’ callous disregard for LGBT lives, is horrifying. We urge Russian authorities to condemn the violence, launch an investigation and hold the perpetrators accountable for their crimes.”

April 02, 2017
Rendon: Kevin Liao (408) 667-5650; Low: Marly Young: (626) 524-4693

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) and Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), chair of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, strongly condemned North Carolina’s move to repeal only select aspects of HB 2, that state’s law to discriminate against transgender people in public restroom access.

March 30, 2017
Gina Frisby (Asm. Low) - (916) 319-2028; Chelsea Lee (LGBT Caucus) - (916) 319-2511

California Legislative LGBT Caucus Urges NCAA to Hold States Accountable For Discrimination

January 21, 2017
Gina Frisby (Asm. Low) - (916) 319-2028; Chelsea Lee (LGBT Caucus) - (916) 319-2511

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                              

SACRAMENTO, CA - Today, the CA Legislative LGBT Caucus denounced the Trump Administration’s action removing mention of LGBT rights on the White House and Department of Labor websites, following moments after the President’s inauguration on Jan. 20th.

January 11, 2017
Contact: (Asm. Low) Gina Frisby – (916) 319-2028 (CA Leg. LGBT Caucus) Chelsea Lee – (916) 319-2028     

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the California Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus elected Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) to serve as Chair and Senator Ricardo Lara (D- Bell Gardens) to serve as Vice Chair.

November 28, 2016
Chelsea Lee, (916) 319-2013, chelsea.lee@asm.ca.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus welcomed three new members to its roster following the 2016 election: Senator Elect Scott Wiener (SD 11), and Assemblymembers Elect Sabrina Cervantes (AD 60) and Todd Gloria (AD 78). Speaker Emeritus Toni G. Atkins retains membership in the Caucus after winning election to the State Senate.

August 08, 2016
Chelsea Lee, chelsea.lee@asm.ca.gov, (916) 319-2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus held its annual Pride Ceremony on August 08, 2016, during Assembly Floor Session, in commemoration of six LGBT Californians.

June 12, 2016
Christian Burkin, Chelsea Lee; (916) 319-2013; christian.burkin@asm.ca.gov; chelsea.lee@asm.ca.gov

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Legislative LGBT Caucus issued a statement today following the mass shooting that killed 49 people and injured 53 others this morning at the Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The shooting is now the deadliest by a single perpetrator in U.S. history.

March 08, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 8, 2016 

LGBT Caucus Statement on Missouri’s Antigay Constitutional Amendment