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Gov. Newsom Signs Bills to Strengthen Protections for LGBTQ+ People in California

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed three bills to strengthen protections for LGBTQ+ people in the state. The bills include timelines for cultural competency training for school staff, an advisory task force to determine the needs of LGBTQ+ students, and a requirement for families to show they can meet the needs of a child in foster care regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Newsom's statement emphasizes the importance of treating all Californians with dignity and respect.