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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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The world’s largest LGBT organization announced today that it has acquired the popular website domain Gay.com as a donation from its current owners, VS Media and its flagship live cam site Flirt4Free. VS Media estimates the value of the domain to be $6.9 million. The Gay.com URL will redirect people…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Young Professionals Council (YPC) will host a panel discussion featuring some of your favorite drag superstars for a fascinating discussion on the business of drag on Tuesday, August 15. Moderated by YPC member and celebrity fitness trainer Jason Wimberly, the free forum YPC: Queens will…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced a special one-night-only concert by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter/actor Levi Kreis in his show Broadway at the Keys. Kreis will take the stage at the Center's Renberg Theatre on Saturday, August 19, at 8 p.m. The intimate Renberg…
In response to President Trump’s morning tweets banning transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military, Los Angeles LGBT Center CEO Lorri L. Jean released the following statement: “This morning the President of the United States tweeted that ‘The U.S. Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the return of the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles (TCLA) to its Renberg Theatre on Saturday, August 26, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, August 27, at 2 p.m. TCLA will once again perform planet Earth's first staged…
Today the Los Angeles LGBT Center announces it has received a $20,000 economic mobility grant from Bank of America to support the Center’s programs and services for youth experiencing homelessness. The grant will help fund holistic services including food, showers, emergency shelter, transitional housing, education and college access services, employment…
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Out Under the Stars summer outdoor film series, held at the iconic Hollywood Forever Cemetery, continues on Friday, August 11, with a showing of the 1985 murder comedy flick Clue, based on the board game of the same name. Actress Lesley Ann Warren, who portrayed…
It's time once again to "get ready to match the stars" with a new edition of Dennis Hensley's The MisMatch Game, the show the Los Angeles Times calls, "witty, ribald ... an adventure in surrealist era bending." The side-splitting parody of the '70s game show returns to the Los Angeles…
Representing nearly every state and 18 countries, 2,226 AIDS/LifeCycle riders will pedal through West Hollywood to celebrate the completion of their 545-mile journey at Fairfax High School on Saturday, June 10, during L.A. Pride weekend. The cyclists, supported by 683 volunteer “roadies,” began their seven-day journey from San Francisco on…

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