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CA Senate Approves Bill Ensuring Equal Access to Fertility Services for Same-Sex Couples

This got lost in my mailbox but I wanted to post it just the same:

(San Francisco, CA, August 28, 2012)—The California State Senate today voted 26 to 10 to approve a bill that would ensure that women in same-sex relationships and single women can access fertility services on the same terms as women in different-sex relationships. Assembly Bill 2356, authored by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner and co-sponsored by Equality California (EQCA) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), would allow women using known donors to access certain fertility procedures that are less expensive and more effective. Previously approved by the Assembly, the bill will proceed to the Governor’s desk after a routine vote in the Assembly to concur in amendments made in the Senate.

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National Center for Lesbian Rights celebrates 35th anniversary

2012 Annual Celebration to be held on May 5th, 2012, at the Metreon Cityview in San Francisco, California

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is proud to announce that it will honor seven heroes in the movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality at its 2012 Anniversary Celebration—which marks its 35th year—on May 5, 2012 at San Francisco’s Metreon Cityview.

Click the link below to read the rest of their press release in its entirety.

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NCLR statement on Prop 8 video ruling last week

Last week the National Center for Lesbian Right released a statement regarding the decision handed down last Thursday to block the release of the Prop 8 video of the baseless case anti-gay marriage proponents made during the historic trial.  Here is the full text of the press release:

(San Francisco, CA, February 2, 2012)—Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals blocked the public release of the video of the historic trial to overturn Proposition 8, the 2008 measure that stripped same-sex couples of the right to marry in California. The court overturned a federal district court decision ordering the release of the video.

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