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.
One hundred and thirty-seven LGBT-serving nonprofits co-signed a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom April 22 urging the state to provide targeted funding to them amid the financial repercussions of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The letter was spearheaded by Equality California, the statewide LGBTQ rights group. Executive Director Rick Chavez Zbur told the Bay Area Reporter in an April 22 phone call that while all nonprofits are being impacted by the economic crisis — Newsom declared