Our Next U.S. Senator: Alex Padilla

Democrats for Equality, Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of Alex Padilla to fill the U.S. Senate vacancy caused by election of Kamala Harris as our next Vice President. Alex Padilla will be the first Latino U.S. Senator from California in our state’s 170-year history. Prior to being elected Secretary of State, he was one …

Election Day: Today, Let’s Make History!

Democrats for Equality, You’re probably having to endure a number of sleepless nights over the last couple days, weeks — months and years even. The good news is that anxiety probably ends today, tonight, and in the coming weeks. Today, is Election Day. For all the protesting, marching, and organizing …

Activism in National City

Democrats for Equality, Did you know that National City has a municipal ordinance on the books from the 1960’s that prohibits “impersonating members of the opposite sex?” In a San Diego Union-Tribune article this week, club board member and LGBTQ activist Coyote Moon recently discovered the discriminatory law and reached out to National …

Martin Jenkins: The First Openly LGBTQ Nominee to California Supreme Court

Democrats for Equality, Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the historic appointment of Court of Appeals Justice Martin J. Jenkins — who would become the first openly LGBTQ and only the third Black man to serve on the California Supreme Court. Justice Jenkins retired last year as an associate justice of the California Court of …

Additional Resource: LGBTQ Glossary of Terms

Democrats for Equality, A couple weeks ago, we updated our club’s website to include a page for Transgender Resources and Guidelines — again, thanks to contributions from our executive boardmembers Dr. Andrea Cubitt and Shane Parmely. Earlier this morning, I took the liberty and added another informational resource to our club’s website — …

Our Next Vice President: Kamala Harris

Democrats for Equality, Today, is HERstoric. Our presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has selected our California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. As announced officially from Joe Biden’s Twitter account, it’s the announcement that has been heard around the world. Congratulations to our Senator — and, to echo the words of our Governor: Let’s go …