Press Releases - 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.

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Today, the Los Angeles LGBT Center calls upon Bobby Cagle, director of the Los Angeles County’s Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS), and the County Board of Supervisors to stop their intentional neglect of LGBTQ youth in the foster care system. Thirteen years ago, the County abandoned the LGBTQ…
On the heels of California’s plan to fully reopen the state in mid-June, the Los Angeles LGBT Center will host its social-distanced inaugural Pride Picnic on Sunday, June 27, from 6–9 p.m. at Hollywood Forever. Guests can enjoy the great outdoors in specially-marked picnic spaces—for a maximum of six people—sprawled…
Five Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that specialize in LGBTQ health care—along with The PRIDE Study, the first large-scale, long-term national health study of LGBTQ+ people—have launched a research collaborative known as The We Count Collaborative: Impacts of COVID-19 on LGBTQ Health. The collaborative seeks to bridge the gap in…
In a collaborative effort to protect transgender and non-binary people from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Senior Services will host a pair of walk-in vaccine clinics on Saturday, May 29, and Saturday, June 5, from 5–7 p.m. at the Center’s flagship Anita May Rosenstein Campus in…
On Thursday, June 3, beginning at 6 p.m. PT (9 p.m. ET), TogetheRide presents Frankie Grande’s second annual Rainbowthon! The concert will be streamed live across the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s social media platforms with proceeds benefiting the Center’s life-saving and life-enhancing programs and services impacted by the ongoing COVID-19…
In response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reversal of the Trump Administration’s rollback of nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people under the Affordable Care Act, the Los Angeles LGBT Center released the following statement: “We commend today’s actions by the Biden Administration and HHS Secretary Xavier…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries are excited to announce a new online exhibition Arrested Movement featuring the photography of Anthony Patrick Manieri The exhibit goes  live at noon today (Monday, May 3) and can be viewed at lalgbtcenter.org/gallery. Arrested Movement is an inclusive portrait series and awareness…
In response to today’s announcement of a guilty verdict in the killing of George Floyd, the Los Angeles LGBT Center issued the following statement: “We applaud the twelve people whose decision today brought a modicum of justice to the brutal and senseless killing of George Floyd. The verdict reinforces what…
Two years after opening its flagship Anita May Rosenstein Campus, the Los Angeles LGBT Center celebrates the grand opening of its newest building: the Michaeljohn Horne & Thomas Eugene Jones Youth Housing. Located directly across the street from the revolutionary Campus and next door to the Center’s Village at Ed…

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