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Equality California

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown, Newsom Receive Awards For Advancing LGBT Rights

Gov. Jerry Brown praised gay rights advocates Monday night for being on “the cutting edge” in pushing for equality over the last several decades, as he was honored with an award for what supporters said was his lifelong push to advance equal rights.

03/10/2014

(Boy Scouts of America)

California Bill To Strip Boy Scouts Of Tax Break Stalls

A bill to strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status in California because of the organization’s refusal to allow gay troop leaders stalled Thursday in the Legislature after failing to garner enough votes for passage.

09/12/2013

Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball Takes Stand Against Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation

Major League Baseball is planning to announce a new zero-tolerance policy against sexual harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation.

07/16/2013

Same-sex couple Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) of New York exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gay Rights Group Drops Bid To Overturn Prop. 8 On 2012 Ballot

Equality California announced Wednesday that it would not lead a campaign in 2012 to undo Proposition 8, the constitutional amendment that limited marriage to a man and a woman.

10/05/2011