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Local Communities
Los Angeles | Orange County, Long Beach & Palm Springs | San Diego | San Francisco

HOW THIS STATE RATES ON THE ISSUES

HOUSING LAWS

This state does support

State prohibits housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

EMPLOYMENT LAWS

This state does support

State prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

MARRIAGE EQUALITY

This state does support

State issues marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

HATE CRIMES LAWS

This state does support

State has a law that addresses hate or bias crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS LAWS

This state does support

State prohibits discrimination in public accommodations based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

ANTI-BULLYING LAWS

This state does support

State has a law that addresses harassment and/or bullying of students based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

SCHOOL LAWS

This state does support

State has a law that addresses discrimination against students based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

TRANSGENDER HEALTHCARE

This state does support

State has both a ban on insurance exclusions for transgender healthcare and provides transgender-inclusive health benefits to state employees.

GENDER MARKER CHANGE

This state does support

State has laws and policies that facilitate gender marker change on both driver’s licenses and birth certificates.