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An attempt by anti-trans activists in California to qualify for a referendum vote on the state's newly enacted law protecting transgender students has failed.
The Level Ground Film Festival has gotten underway in Pasadena, California.
Seventeen year old Pat Cordova-Goff is a senior at Azusa High School in California, member of the cheer squad, student body president, and founder of Azusa High School's Gay Straight Alliance. She is now on her way to be the state's first transgender student to play high school softball on a girl's team.
On Saturday, February 1, the city of Westminster will hold the annual Tet Parade to celebrate the Lunar New Year, and unlike last year, Viet Rainbow of Orange County (VROC) will be marching.
A transgender 16-year-old girl, Jewlyes, was attacked at her school in California in November. Now, the District Attorney is charging the young trans student with battery.
Even though California's transgender non-discrimination law, the School Success and Opportunity Act or AB1266, was signed into law last August, it still faces potential repeal. A coalition of anti-LGBT activist organizations collected hundreds of thousands of signatures to put the law up for a public vote in November.
With the beginning of the new year, California's landmark School Success & Opportunity Act, also known as AB 1266, will go into effect.
2013 has been an incredible year for marriage equality.
The Orange County Register is covering the efforts of Viet Rainbow to join the Orange County Tet Parade, giving a fuller profile to Hieu Nguyen, one of the leaders of Veit Rainbow.
Anti-transgender activists are already looking for students who want to trash talk their classmates in their quest to repeal protections for transgender students.