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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


Student Harassment and Discrimination: Talking Points

Why school districts should include sexual orientation and gender identity in their anti-harassment policies. Download PDF


Safe Schools Legislation: Guidance for Drafting State Safe Schools Legislation

This document is designed to provide guidance for advocates involved in drafting Safe Schools legislation. The document outlines the important elements to be included in such legislation and offers suggested language from existing statutes and bills. Download PDF


Policy Tool: Inclusion of Enumerated Categories in Safe School Legislation/Policies

One of the most effective ways to protect LGBT students is to adopt and implement “safe school” laws and policies that explicitly prohibit harassment and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. This document was created by GLSEN and NCLR to provide advocates and activists in the field with a…


Policy Tool: Frequently Asked Questions On Safe School Policies

This fact sheet, created by NCLR and GLSEN, is designed to address many of the frequently asked questions about how schools can best protect LGBT students from harassment and discrimination and, at the same time, protect themselves from potential liability. Download PDF

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