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Following its successful inaugural run at Hollywood Forever last year, the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s 14th annual Simply diVine will return to the fascinating landmark—best known as the final resting place to more of Hollywood’s founders and stars than anywhere else on Earth—on Saturday, April 27, from 6–9 p.m. Guests…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and Andrea Meyerson Productions will present a special, one-night-only appearance by the celebrated pioneer of queer comedy, Suzanne Westenhoefer. Performing her unique brand of uncompromising and sidesplitting humor, Westenhoefer returns to the Center’s Renberg Theatre on Saturday, March 16,…
In celebration of Black History Month, the Los Angeles LGBT Center will host The Future is Black: Be The Revolution on Saturday, February 23, from 2–8 p.m. at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza in Hollywood. The free event will include award presentations, art exhibit, resource fair, dinner, and live…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries in The Village at Ed Gould Plaza announce Let Me Come Home, an art exhibition exploring concepts of home and homelessness, opening Thursday, March 21. Happening during the Center’s 50th anniversary year with a run through May 31, the exhibit will…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center announces today its participation in an innovative community-led research advisory network that will support the development of patient-centered research projects focused on addressing the health needs of transgender and gender non-conforming people (TGNC). Known as the Four Corners: TGNC Health Research Advisory Network, participating organizations…
In complying with the 2011 FAIR Education Act, which requires all California K-12 schools to integrate age appropriate, factual information about the roles and positive contributions of LGBT Americans and people with disabilities into their social studies and history classes, the Los Angeles LGBT Center has published the first batch…
In response to today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to allow President Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military to go into effect while lower court cases continue, the Los Angeles LGBT Center issued the following statement: "The Supreme Court’s decision today to grant the Trump administration's…
Today the Los Angeles LGBT Center—the world’s largest LGBT organization—announces 50 Years of Queer, the jubilant campaign to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Throughout 2019 the Center’s signature events and other community-focused occasions will hallmark the organization’s half-century milestone. “This is a historic moment for the Center and for the LGBT…
Selene Luna: Pretty Special is a new, one-hour stand-up comedy show featuring Luna’s original, biting, and heartfelt perspective on being a little person, an atheist who’s afraid of ghosts, and being married to a “normal-sized” man. This long-awaited show will be filmed live at the Renberg Theatre on Saturday, February…

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