Gavin Christopher Newsom (born October 10, 1967) is an American politician and businessman who is the 40th governor of California, serving since January 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 49th lieutenant governor of California from 2011 to 2019 and as the 42nd mayor of San Francisco from 2004 to 2011.
Overall, it was a good legislative year for LGBTQs in California. Governor Gavin Newsom finished taking action on hundreds of bills over the weekend.
With one exception, which we'll get to, queers in the Golden State continue to enjoy robust protections and policies that will help them and their families.
Among the legislation signed was Assembly Bill 1084 by gay Assemblyman Evan Low (D-Campbell). It will require big stores to have gender-neutral aisles for toys.