Press Releases

January 16, 2015

LGBT Caucus Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear Gay Marriage Cases 

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (Stockton), Chair of the Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus, released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court agreeing to hear appeals on gay marriage bans from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, which include Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.

January 07, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 7, 2015

Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman
Elected to Serve as Chair for LGBT Caucus 

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today the California Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus elected Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman as its new chair.

June 23, 2014

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June 23, 2014

LGBT Caucus Celebrates June 2014 as LGBT Pride Month And Honors Outstanding LGBT Californians

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus celebrates June 2014 as LGBT Pride Month with the adoption of House Resolution 43 in the Assembly and Senate Resolution 49. 

May 12, 2014

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May 12, 2014 

LGBT Caucus Commemorates Historic Speakership Transition

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Rich Gordon (Menlo Park), Chair of the Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus, released the following statement commemorating the historic Speakership transition today.

March 06, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 6, 2014 

California Legislative LGBT Caucus Condemns Uganda’s and Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Laws, 
Highlights Legislature’s Stand Against LGBT Violence

July 11, 2013

Assemblymembers Rich Gordon and Tom Ammiano’s Statement on the Life and Work of Jazzie Collins

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblyman Rich Gordon (Menlo Park), Chair of the Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus, and Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (San Francisco) released the following statement in response to the passing of San Francisco resident, long-time activist and LGBT Caucus honoree, Jazzie Collins. Ms. Collins passed away this morning at the age of 54.

June 26, 2013

Assemblyman Rich Gordon statement on Supreme Court’s decision that overturned California’s Proposition 8; Marriage Equality returned to California

SACRAMENTO, CA - Assemblyman Rich Gordon (Menlo Park), Chair of the Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus, released the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court decision that overturned California’s Proposition 8 on grounds of standing. 

June 24, 2013

LGBT Caucus Celebrates June 2013 as LGBT Pride Month And Honors Outstanding LGBT Californians

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus celebrates June 2013 as LGBT Pride Month with the adoption of House Resolution 20 in the Assembly. The Senate counterpart, Senate Resolution 14, was similarly adopted.

May 22, 2013

Assemblyman Gordon’s statement on Harvey Milk Day

SACRAMENTO, CA - Assemblyman Rich Gordon (Menlo Park), Chair of the Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus, released the following statement on Harvey Milk’s Birthday. Harvey Milk was the first openly-gay elected official in California who served on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Harvey Milk, along with Mayor George Moscone, was assassinated in 1978. Harvey Milk would have been 83 years old today.

April 29, 2013

Assemblyman Gordon’s statement on Queer Youth Advocacy Day