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Held at the iconic Hollywood Forever, the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s OUT Under the Stars summer outdoor film series returns on Friday, August 16, with a showing of Jim Henson’s 1986 musical fantasy Labyrinth, starring David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, and The Muppets, among others. A young girl Sarah (Connelly) enters…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and Andrea Meyerson Productions (AMP) will present a special, one-night-only appearance by the celebrated comedian Vickie Shaw at the Center’s Renberg Theatre on Saturday, August 10, at 8 p.m. Hilariously addressing the triumphs and trials of being a woman, a…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center presents CineArte, the 6th annual arts festival of the queer Latinx community on Friday and Saturday, August 2-3, at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza located at 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood. CineArte is dedicated to showcasing the stories of LGBTQ, two-spirited, Latinx, Chicanx,…
In response to the passing of Rose Greene, who died on Thursday, Center CEO Lorri L. Jean issued the following statement: “Today the Center joins our community in mourning the loss of a true warrior in the fight for LGBT equality, health, and happiness. Rose dedicated much of her life…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center commends Gov. Gavin Newsom for his approval of $17.5 million to create the unprecedented Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer (LBQ) Women’s Health Equity Fund under the California Department of Public Health. The landmark funding was included in the new state budget signed by the Governor and…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center has been awarded a $16,200 grant from the California Arts Council as part of its Veterans in the Arts (VIA) program. VIA addresses the needs and improves the lives of California’s Veterans by increasing equity, access, and opportunities for Veterans to participate in quality arts…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center has been awarded a $25,000 Arts Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) benefiting art education programs tailored to LGBT seniors. Over the course of 18 months, Reflections of a Lifetime courses will provide seniors with opportunities and tools to share their…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s OUT Under the Stars summer outdoor film series, held at the iconic Hollywood Forever, returns on Friday, June 21, with a showing of the John Waters’ 1988 cult classic Hairspray, starring Divine, Debbie Harry, Sonny Bono, Jerry Stiller, Leslie Ann Powers, Colleen Fitzpatrick, and Michael…
Seven-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles remains the world’s largest HIV/AIDS fundraiser AIDS/LifeCycle announced today that participants raised more than $16.7 million—the highest fundraising amount in the history of the event—to support San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the HIV/AIDS-related services of the Los Angeles LGBT Center. AIDS/LifeCycle is…

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