Achieving LGBT Equality Through Litigation, Legislation, Policy, and Public Education


After DOMA: What It Means

The Supreme Court victory on June 26, 2013 in United States v. Windsor striking down the discriminatory federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) affirms that all loving and committed couples who are married deserve equal legal respect and treatment from the federal government. The demise of DOMA marks a turning point in how the United States government…


Lifelines: Documents to Protect You and Your Family

This guide contains information about essential documents that will help you protect yourself and your loved ones in the event of illness, disability, or death. Download PDF


Parents who are LGBT, Same-Gender Loving, or Two Spirit: Protect Your Rights!

A brochure for LGBT parents about how to protect their rights. (English and Spanish) Open PDF


Si Eres Padre De Familia Y LGBT O Tienes Una Relación Con Una Persona Del Mismo Sexo: ¡Protege Tus Derechos!

Una guía informative para padres de familias LGBT sobre cómo proteger sus derechos (Español e Inglés) Download PDF


California Transgender Family Law

A fact sheet for transgender spouses, partners, parents, and youth. Open PDF


Protecting Families: Standards for LGBT Families

This publication provides guidelines for families and attorneys for protecting parent-child relationships and obtaining legal recognition of family ties. Download PDF


Navigating the System: A Know-Your-Rights Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders in California

This pioneering new guide includes comprehensive information about your rights and the services that are available to you as you navigate the system of public and social benefits in California. Download PDF


Cómo Navegar el Sistema: Una guía para conocer sus derechos diseñada para las personas lesbianas, gay, bisexual y transgéneras de tercera edad en California

Esta nueva guía incluye información comprensiva sobre sus derechos y los servicios que están disponibles para usted mientras que navega por el sistema de prestaciones públicos y sociales en California. PDF


AB 2356: Equal Access to Fertility Medical Care FAQs for Prospective Parents

This bill allows providers to offer people seeking to conceive using a known sperm donor access to certain fertility services on the same terms as different-sex couples. Download PDF

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