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On The Docket For The LGBT Caucus: Conversion Therapy Ban, Teacher Training And More

Just under 6 percent of California legislators are openly lesbian, gay or bisexual, a number that has grown over the past two-and-a-half decades. “You don’t get any respect unless you’re in the room where it happens,” said Sheila Kuehl of Santa Monica, who became California’s first openly gay or lesbian legislator in 1994.