Los Angeles LGBT Center to Host ‘Loving Your Blackness’ Celebration in Honor of Black History Month - Los Angeles LGBT Center

Los Angeles LGBT Center to Host ‘Loving Your Blackness’ Celebration in Honor of Black History Month

The Los Angeles LGBT Center will host Loving Your Blackness, a free celebration in honor of Black History Month, on Saturday, February 25, from Noon–5 p.m. Held at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, the inaugural event will include informative workshops, local artists, live performances, music, a resource fair, an assembly presented by the Center’s Youth Ambassadors Coalition to honor the history and culture of Blackness, and a panel discussion featuring trans activist elders Sir Lady Java, Eva Aubry, and Duchess. Local resident Sage Johnson will be honored with the Marsha P. Johnson Award, an award given to a burgeoning community activist.

Resource Fair participants include Black AIDS Institute; Healthy Young Men’s Study, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services; Stuzo Clothing; and various Center groups and programs, among them the Los Angeles Women’s Network; LifeWorks Youth Development and Mentoring; Audre Lorde Health Program; Color in Common; and AIDS/LifeCycle. This year’s sponsor is Smashbox Cosmetics.

WHAT:
Loving Your Blackness
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s day-long celebration in honor of Black History Month, filled with informative workshops, local artists, live performances, music, panel discussion, a resource fair, and more.

WHEN:
Saturday, February 25
Noon–5 p.m.

WHERE:
Los Angeles LGBT Center
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038

COST: FREE

For more information and a full rundown of events, visit lalgbtcenter.org/blacklove.

About the Los Angeles LGBT Center

Since 1969 the Los Angeles LGBT Center has cared for, championed and celebrated LGBT individuals and families in Los Angeles and beyond. Today the Center's nearly 600 employees provide services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, offering programs, services and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy. We are an unstoppable force in the fight against bigotry and the struggle to build a better world; a world in which LGBT people can be healthy, equal and complete members of society. Learn more at lalgbtcenter.org.

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