Transgender Inmate Protection goes into Law in 2021 | The Fresno Bee

TRANSGENDER INMATE PROTECTIONSThe California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation will be required by law to ask all inmates for their gender identity, and to recognize and address inmates by their gender pronoun in all communications.The law also stipulates that transgender inmates must be housed at a facility matching their gender identity, unless the department can provide “a specific and articulable basis” for denying that housing due to security or management concerns, according to a Senate

Source: 5 new California laws that go into effect in 2021 | The Fresno Bee

Wish List Donations to Fresno EOC

We’ve collected a few items and a little bit of cash for Fresno EOC’s LGBTQ+ Resource Center but we’d like to give them a little more!

  • Sleeping bags/blankets
  • Sock/beanies/gloves/scarves
  • Hygiene Products for Hygiene Kits  – Shampoo, conditioner, lotion, toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouth wash

The LGBTQ+ Resource Center of EOC provides supportive services to enhance the health and well being of individuals of all ages in the LGBTQ+ community. Serving all individuals in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, queer, HIV, and questioning community members in the Fresno County area.

Items can be dropped off at Marsha’s home (call, txt, or email for address) or picked up by the Board. Please email if you would like a pickup.

If you would prefer to make a monetary donation we’ve created a separate ActBlue link just for this occasion. Donations received through this link will be used only to purchase the items on the list above (do not use this link to join or renew your membership, that should be done at the usual link on our website):

We will be collecting items and donations until December 15.

CDP LGBTQ Caucus Meeting Thursday Night (11/12/2020)

From: CDP LGBTQ Caucus <>
Date: November 11, 2020 at 12:11:30 PM PST
Subject: Our Rights, Our Time – And the Work Continues 11/12 CDP LGBTQ Caucus Meeting! Join Your LGBTQ Caucus
At Our EBoard Meeting

From 7:30-9:30PM
November 12th

Click Here to Register to Attend the LGBTQ Caucus Check Out Our Agenda Here or BelowAgenda

Become a member of the LGBTQ Caucus here.

Join our CDP LGBTQ Caucus Facebook Community!

FSD Proposed Bylaws Discussion

The FSD Executive Board will meet next Thursday, November 5, 2020, at 6:00 PM to review and discuss the proposed bylaw changes that were sent out in last months email packet. All members are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting to ensure our club has the most effective bylaws. At this meeting we hope to refine the proposed changes so that it can be considered for approval at our December membership meeting. Please join our meeting via Zoom by registering at