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Gottmik at ‘24 Trans Pride LA: ‘Trans People Are the Most Magical People in the World’

“I feel like I have been in this very room watching panels very similar to this for as long as I can remember,” Gottmik said.

Gottmik at Trans Pride LA
Trans Town Hall Takeover: Gottmik, Love Bailey, & Texas Isaiah Pack the Renberg Theatre 

“I think trans people are the most magical people in the world,” Gottmik said during the evening’s keynote conversation.

Trans Town Hall - Trans Pride 2024
‘Trans Pride Forever’: Celebrating 25 Years of Trans Pride LA

Trans Pride LA celebrated its 25th anniversary this year with a two-day celebration, including the second annual Trans Town Hall.

Trans Pride LA 2024
Symone, Mo Heart Dazzle at Center Gala After Party (Photos)

Photographer Carlos Guevara captures the Center Gala After Party, featuring performances by Symone and Mo Heart.

Symone Center Gala After Party
Inside the Los Angeles LGBT Center Gala with Cynthia Erivo, MUNA, and More (Photos)

Photographer Hunter Abrams shot the star-studded 2024 Center Gala, featuring Cynthia Erivo, Jada Pinkett Smith, and more.

Cynthia Erivo, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mickalene Thomas Center Gala 2024
Queer Joy Radiates at the Center Gala 2024: ‘Why Fall for Hate When You Could Fall in Love?’

Honorees Cynthia Erivo, Mickalene Thomas, and MUNA help raise more than $1.6 million at the annual Center Gala.

Joe Hollendoner Center Gala 2024
MUNA Performs with Jewel, Accepts Leslie Jordan Award at Center Gala

Center Gala 2024: The power pop trio MUNA was presented their award for achievement in the arts by singer-songwriter Jewel.

MUNA, Jewel Center Gala 2025
Cynthia Erivo Embraces Her Queerness at Center Gala: LGBTQ+ Youth ‘Need to See Me Speak Out’

Center Gala 2024: Wicked star Cynthia Erivo accepts the Schrader Award.

The Los Angeles LGBT Center
Mickalene Thomas Accepts Vanguard Award at Center Gala: ‘We All Have a Responsibility to Create Change’

Center Gala 2024: Thomas was honored alongside Wicked star Cynthia Erivo and pop trio MUNA.

Mickalene Thomas Center Gala
CEO Joe Hollendoner Shares LGBTQ+ Family Values at Center Gala

Center Gala 2024: “The love within our beautiful queer and trans family will ALWAYS blaze the trail forward.”

The Los Angeles LGBT Center
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Golden Hour: Inside the Center’s First Queer AANHPI Night Market (Photos)

In partnership with Mayumi Market, Golden Hour celebrates AANHPI Heritage Month at the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

Los Angeles LGBT Center Golden Hour
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The Center to Celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month with Inaugural Golden Hour Night Market

In honor of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, the Los Angeles LGBT Center is set to host the first-ever Golden Hour, a queer night market celebrating the AANHPI community in Los Angeles. Organized in partnership with the LA-based Mayumi Market, Golden Hour celebrates the unique intersection of queer identity and heritage […]

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The Center Gala 2024: Honorees Announced

Cynthia Erivo, Mickalene Thomas, and MUNA will each be recognized for their contributions to the LGBTQ+ movement.

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Donatella Versace Named Global Ambassador of the Los Angeles LGBT Center

Ms. Versace was joined by basketball legend Dwyane Wade to co-host an event raising funds for the Center’s life-saving services.

Donatella Versace and Dwyane Wade at Los Angeles LGBT Center
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The Center’s Inaugural Highly Favored Mini-Ball Honors Raven-Symoné at Black History Month Celebration

Formerly known as The Future Is Black, Highly Favored is a bold spotlight on everything Black and queer in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles LGBT Center and AIDS/LifeCycle Honor World AIDS Day

Drag superstar Valentina and the LA Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence honor lives lost and call for an end to stigma.

World AIDS Day
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Thanksgiving 2023: Culinary Arts Students Prepare Holiday Feast for LGBTQ+ Youth and Seniors

“It genuinely feels like I’m working with family,” says Li Brown, a student of the Center’s Culinary Arts training program.

Intergenerational Thanksgiving 2023
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Trans Awareness Week

Wednesday, November 15-19 All activities and events are free Wed, Nov. 15 7–9PM Trans* Lounge Presents:Creating Trans Oral Traditions: A Community Storytelling Experience We often struggle to find enough written history of our chosen families. History texts may misgender, misinterpret, or miss us. Instead of relying on the written word, we can build on memories […]

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