Tag Archives: LGBTQ

ACLU Convenes Second ‘Equity in Action’ Conference to Train Community Leaders, Activists to Advance Social Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties will host its second annual Equity in Action conference at the University of San Diego’s Joan B….

The ACLU remembers Barnes-Wallace v. City of San Diego and the fight against the Boy Scouts’ discrimination against LGBTQ families

By Edward Sifuentes Earlier this year, the Boys Scouts of America announced a significant step towards becoming more inclusive. It said in a statement on Jan. 30 that transgender children would finally be able to join the nation’s largest and…

Trans Rights Under Attack; California Fighting Back

by Amanda Goad, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Southern California 2017 has been a roller-coaster year for transgender rights in America. Even while the trans community endures an ongoing epidemic of violence as well as attacks from the federal government and…

School Apologizes for Illegally Banning 6th Grader’s Harvey Milk Report

“Milk Stood Up for His Beliefs So I Felt I Should Do the Same” RAMONA, CA – A Ramona school has apologized to a sixth grader for illegally censoring her classroom presentation about Harvey Milk last month, and school officials…

California School Bans Sixth Grader’s Presentation on Harvey Milk

RAMONA, CA – Wrongly citing a school policy on sex education, a California school illegally censored a sixth grader’s classroom presentation about Harvey Milk earlier this month. According to a demand letter sent by the American Civil Liberties Union to…