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  • AB 1266


    It is easy to be ignorant of the transgender persons anguish in little things like being able to be safe when using a rest room if you have no knowledge of anyone like that, easy to judge and think, “they are asking for trouble by dressing like that, or they may entice others to act […]

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  • Prop 8 and DOMA


    We finally returned the rights of LGBT couples to marry that prop 8 took away several years ago. Not only did we get that back but we got DOMA too! (Defense of Marriage Act) which was ruled unconstitutional. Now our LGBT loved ones don’t have to worry about filing taxes as single people if they […]

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  • Thank you Governor Brown!


    Dear Governor Brown; Assembly member Tom Ammiano; Senator Mark Leno; Senator Ricardo Lara and Assembly member Toni Atkins, As parents of LGBT kids all over San Diego we thank you for the chance that you give our transgender kids in public schools. Yes it will still be difficult for them, but now the law protects […]

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  • Help us find a location close to Rancho Bernardo


    Hi! Please ask around and help us find a location for our North County Inland satellite group meetings. They are only once a month in the evening (usually a Thursday), meetings can run from 4-15 people at a time and the biggest requirement is the cost (we would prefer free, or a modest rent since […]

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  • DOMA and Prop 8 US Supreme Court decision coming soon!


    Regardless of the decision, DOMA or Prop 8, meet at the Hillcrest Pride Flagpole starting at 5pm. ***THE DECISION WILL MOST LIKELY COME DOWN THURSDAY JUNE 20 OR MONDAY JUNE 24 OR THURSDAY JUNE 27*** The US Supreme Court is about to make its decision on the legality of CA’s Prop 8 and the constitutionality […]

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  • Transgender info from Darlene Tando


    Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on Gender Blog by Darlene Tando, LCSW Cross-Sex Hormones for Transgender Youth by Darlene Tando, LCSW A topic that comes up often in my work is the question of whether or not to treat transgender youth with cross-sex hormones. (For those of you who […]

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  • Atkins bill to streamline transgender name change passes assembly


    ATKINS BILL TO STREAMLINE TRANSGENDER NAME CHANGES PASSES ASSEMBLY (San Diego) Assembly Bill 1121, authored by Assembly Majority Leader Toni Atkins, was passed by the California State Assembly today. The bill provides transgender people seeking legal name changes to reflect their gender identity with a streamlined and inexpensive process that protects their privacy. Current law […]

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  • Closets are for Clothes by Jake Abhau


    About two months ago, our 13 year old son, Jon, came to us and informed us that he was gay. He knows it. We know it. And there is no disputing it. In fact, he wants us to share how he did it. In my wife’s words: My son, Jon came out to me almost […]

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  • Next PFLAG San Diego meeting will be Monday May 20, 2013


    A quick reminder for those that think our meetings are the last Monday of the month. It is not the last Monday but it is the 4th. Monday of every month, which means it was last Monday April 22. Our next meeting will be in May and it will change to the third Monday due […]

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  • Taking the Leap by Shirley Clukey


    “Take the Leap” was the theme of the National School Boards Association’s 73rd Annual Conference and Exposition, held April 12-15, 2013. I took the leap on Saturday, the 13th by manning my first PFLAG booth ever. During my shift with Patti Boman at the opening of the exhibition, it became clear that many have taken […]

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