Protect Transgender Civil Rights

 

Senator Diane Feinstein

SF Office: (415) 393-0707
DC Office: (202) 224-3841
LA Office: (310) 914-7300
Fresno Office: (559) 485-7430
San Diego Office: (619) 231-9712

If you can't get through to one office, try another.  There is no benefit to calling one office over another.  Leaving a voicemail is as good as reaching a live person. 

Senator Kamala Harris

SF Office: (415) 981-9369
DC Office: (202) 224-3553
Sacramento Office: (916) 448-2787
LA Office: (213) 894-5000
San Diego Office: (619) 239-3884

Call the SF office first, but try the other offices if you can’t get through. If you can’t get a live person, leave a voicemail and also send a follow-up email written in your own words.

 

Note: only one of these two Congresswomen represents you. To find out which one, click here.

Leader Nancy Pelosi

SF Office: (415) 556-4862

DC Office: (202) 225-4965

Call the SF office first, but try the DC office if you can’t get through. If you get voicemail, hang up and try a few more times to talk to a real person. Don’t give up! Short direct messages are most effective.

Rep. Jackie Speier

San Mateo Office: (650) 342-0300

DC Office: (202) 225-3531

Keep calling if you don’t get through. Voicemails are logged daily into a central report across offices.

 

Call Script

My name is __________. I am a constituent, and my zip code is _______. I am a member of Indivisible SF.

The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing a new policy that would define gender as something that is determined by people's genitals at birth and cannot be changed. This policy would deny the very existence of people who are transgender and of nonbinary gender, which would lead to an estimated 1.4 million Americans losing legal protection in areas ranging from housing to healthcare to education and employment.

The HHS memo justifies this as rejecting civil rights protections for people who don't "deserve" them, a horrifying argument that could all too easily pave the way for other vulnerable groups to be declared undeserving of protection under the law as well. I urge the Congressperson to speak out vehemently against this policy and do everything in your power to protect civil rights for all.