Current Research or Projects
Federal & State Laws
Title IX - Sexual orientation & Gender identity/presentation discrimination = sex discrimination
FERPA - Is a student’s Transgender Identity considered medical information? CA Laws
AB 1732: THE EQUAL RESTROOM ACCESS ACT – All Gender Restrooms
AB 1018 – LGBTQ+ & Food and Housing Insecure Support
Community colleges: student equity plans must address LGBTQ Students.
CA Ed Code Section 66271.2 – LGBTQ+ Campus Liaison
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Equity in Higher Education. Must have LGBTQ+ Campus point of contact listed on website and campus directories
Not using an employee’s preferred name and gender may leave the employer liable under the act
SB 1300 & SB 1343- Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training by 2020
1 hour of mandatory training for ALL employees & 2 hours for supervisors, every 2 years
SB 179 – Gender Recognition Act
Created a 3rd legal gender in CA
AB 620 – Equal Access in Higher Education Act
Expands “gender” to “gender identity” in definition of discrimination in CA higher education
AB 1266 FAQ Document –School Success and Opportunity Act
Guidelines by CA Depart. Of Education for protecting transgender status of our students
AB 1266 expands “gender” to “gender identity” in definition of discrimination in CA K-12 education
Provides information and resources for GLBT people and issues from a national perspective.
Nation-wide media watch and anti-defamation group.
Organization working to create safe schools.
KEEPING TRANS AND GENDER NONCONFORMING PEOPLE alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.
National organization working on law & policy initiatives to improve transgender equality
The Trevor Project
24-hour crisis line and counseling for GLBT youth
World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
List of LGBTQ-specific therapists. Click "find a provider"
The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals
An organization that aims "to achieve higher education environments in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni have equity in every respect."
A national online network for student leaders.
Human Rights Campaign
The HRC is a national organization which lobbies members of congress and other politicians on LGBT issues, as well as running educational programs and publications.
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
NGLTF is a national political organization devoted to the civil rights of LGBT individuals.