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    Trans Day of Visibility 2024: Amplifying TGI Voices at the Los Angeles LGBT Center

    Today, on International Transgender Day of Visibility, we celebrate the lives and achievements of our transgender, gender-diverse, and intersex (TGI) siblings, acknowledging their collective strength and resilience while uplifting their voices and stories. The kaleidoscopic lens of visibility is both a celebration and an urgent call to action. It’s an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment […]

    Trans Day of Visibiility 2024
    Nancy Valverde, Lesbian Activist, Has Passed Away at 92

    The queer and Chicana icon was a pillar of the Los Angeles LGBTQ+ movement.

    Nancy Valverde
    Chief Equity Officer Giovanna Fischer on Creating Change Through Imagination

    The Center’s Chief Equity Officer talks Black History Month, her inspirations, and the upcoming Highly Favored.

    Giovanna Fischer
    Happy Valentine’s Day from Our LGBTQ+ Seniors!

    “I’m welcoming this opportunity to reflect on the importance of celebrating love,” writes Center CEO Joe Hollendoner.

    “Small But Mighty”: Eastside’s Mi Centro Shaping Up as One-Stop Shop for LGBTQ+ Refugees

    “We’re making sure we do our best to make them feel at home,” says program manager Caín Andrade.

    El Sabor de Mi Centro
    “Our Lives Matter”: Our Elders Raise Their Voices for Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    “We need to educate people. We need to help them understand that we are important, our lives matter.”

    National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    Portraits of Pride: Recognizing The Center’s Health Services Providers in Honor of World AIDS Day

    “We support each other and take care of each other so that we can provide our patients with the best care that we possibly can.”

    Trans Awareness Week Is Not Enough

    Two trans activists sound off on their lifelong fight for trans liberation—and what you can do to help.

    Trans Awareness Week - Gina Bigham Mariana Marroquin
    Portraits of Pride: Honoring Our LGBTQ+ Veterans

    “Before the Center, I didn’t really identify as a veteran, but being here allowed me to be my true self.”

    Cynthia “Cyndi” Harrison Honored with Inaugural Sharon Franklin Brown Award for Employee Excellence, Celebrating 24 Years of Service

    Harrison has provided care to thousands as a nurse practitioner at the Center’s Jeffrey Goodman Clinic in Hollywood.

    Cyndi Harrison All-Staff
    Youth Leader Iziaih Choquette Shares Leaders Who Inspire Their Work at Models of Pride

    “The way we continue to find love, joy, happiness, pride, and compassion inspire me to keep fighting with love.”

    Portraits of Pride: Honoring Latinx Heritage Month

    “The everyday heroes who color my world—family, friends, co-workers—stand proud of who they are and where they come from.”

    Frontline Staff at Youth Center Keep Doors Open as Hilary Hits LA

    The tropical storm highlights the need to access safe shelter and urgent resources.

    Exterior of the Youth Center at the Anita May Rosenstein Campus
    Lesbian Activist and Trailblazer Nancy Valverde Honored in Downtown Los Angeles

    LA City Council commemorated LGBTQ+ history with “Cooper Do-nuts/Nancy Valverde Square” in downtown LA.

    “My Crown Is Paid For”: 12 Center Portraits of Juneteenth

    Center staff, clients, and supporters share what Juneteenth means to them.

    An Unstoppable Force: Center CEO Joe Hollendoner Touts Successes in the Face of Adversity

    Los Angeles LGBT Center CEO Joe Hollendoner celebrates the “unstoppable” work of the Center amid anti-LGBTQ+ backlash.

    Slice, Slice Baby!

    The Youth Center serves young people ages 16—24 who are at-risk of or are experiencing homelessness or housing instability.

    The Center Looks Back on 25 Years of Senior Services

    The Center’s Senior Services department provides more than 100 programs and activities for older adults.

    Center CEO Joe Hollendoner: “Our Work Is Never Done”

    Los Angeles LGBT Center CEO Joe Hollendoner reflects on the Center’s response to the mpox outbreak in LA.

    Joe Hollendoner
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