Dave Chapelle’s The Dreamer: Hatred without Significance

The latest comedy special from Dave Chapelle, The Dreamer, has only brought more of what is already known about himself to the limelight. Concerning his jabs against the transgender community, he stated, “It wasn’t worth the trouble. I ain’t saying shit about them. Maybe three or four times tonight, but that’s it. I’m tired of […]

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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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California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus visits Fresno

California has a rich history of advocating for the LGBTQ community, championing safe spaces. While this protection has extended to various parts of the state, its consistent implementation was not guaranteed in rural areas. In a significant move to address the lack of resources for LGBTQ individuals in underserved rural areas, the California Legislative LGBTQ

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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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Survey: LGBTQIA+ Older Adults in California

LGBT Community Network is thrilled to stand alongside the statewide coalition in studying the aging experiences of LGBTQ Californians. Their voices deserve to be heard, and together we’ll advocate for a tomorrow where every senior thrives. This is California’s first statewide survey documenting the needs, hopes and priorities of mid-life and older LGBTQIA+ residents across

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Jennifer Cruz: “Take a Chance on Change.”

For too long, Fresno County has had too many problems go unsolved. Up against the current county supervisor, Nathan Magsig, is candidate Jennifer Cruz, who currently works as the manager of the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission’s LGBTQ Resource Center. Cruz, who expressed extreme discontent with a variety of political issues such as status quo LGBTQ

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“All are Welcome” inclusion campaign launches

America has had a tragic history of discrimination. Businesses have displayed infamous signs banning people due to sexuality, race, religion, and more. With many lives lost and tears shed, this display of bigotry has hurt countless people. These hateful ideas have tarnished the nation—and it’s time to show the world those are principles of the

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Fresno County Board of Supervisors book banning

A “Community Parent and Guardian Review Committee” has been added to the agenda for the November 7th Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting by Supervisor Steve Brandau. Sounds innocent enough? Not at all! With vague wording and a new, unaccountable board of fifteen members, which take control away from experienced librarians, this resolution must be

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