Equality California has a list of legislation
that it has been able to get passed by the California Legislature in 2014.Modernize birth certificates:
AB 1951, authored by Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez, modernizes California birth certificates by allowing parents to choose to self-designate as “father,” “mother” or “parent,” eliminating inaccurate designations and confusion for same-sex parents.Provide LGBT cultural competency for health care providers:
AB 496, authored by Assemblymember Rich Gordon, clarifies that existing cultural competency training for health care providers should include discussion of LGBT issues.End the “panic” defense:
AB 2501, Assemblymember Susan Bonilla, eliminates the so-called “gay panic” and “trans panic” ...