Local LGBTQ non profit receives James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award

The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards recognize leaders whose innovative solutions to critical state challenges improve people’s lives, create opportunity, and contribute to a better California.The Foundation spotlights these leaders, helps share their approaches with policymakers and peers, and provides each of their organizations with a grant of $350,000 and additional resources. Brian Poth and […]

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Gender-neutral toy sections now in major retailers

California has implemented a groundbreaking law requiring major retailers with at least 500 employees to feature gender-neutral toy sections in their stores. The legislation, which took effect on Monday, originated from a 2021 bill championed by California Assemblymember Evan Low. This bill aimed to foster inclusivity and allow children to express themselves without the constraints

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Nathan Magsig: “The Best Kind of Leaders are Servant Leaders and That’s What I Strive To Be.”

The LGBT Community Network has recently had the chance to interview Fresno County Supervisor Nathan Magsig. In the interview, we asked Magsig, who is running for reelection for Fresno County District 5 about four contentious policies brought up by candidate Jennifer Cruz to provide Fresno County residents with a better understanding of where the two

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Robin McGehee: The Journey to Becoming Fresno’s LGBTQ+ Liaison

Fresno, California appointed its first LGBTQ+ Liaison at the end of September 2023. Mayor Jerry Dyer selected Robin McGehee, an influential local advocate for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ+) community, for this landmark position. McGehee has years of experience speaking out against discriminatory laws and policies and has found herself in

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LGBT Fresno becomes LGBTQ Fresno

For years, LGBT Fresno has been a beacon of support and advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community in our city. We’ve marched for equality, offered safe and inclusive events, and empowered countless individuals to live authentically. But as our understanding of diversity and gender identity expands, we recognize the need to evolve alongside it. Therefore, with

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