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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
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
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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Youth Leader Iziaih Choquette Shares Leaders Who Inspire Their Work at Models of Pride

“The way we continue to find love, joy, happiness, pride, and compassion inspire me to keep fighting with love.”

Dylan Mulvaney Talks Dealing with Online Hate at Models of Pride: “They Can’t Comprehend a Trans Person Being Happy”

The TikTok star reflects on her public transition and relationship to social media at this year’s Models of Pride youth summit.

Dylan Mulvaney, Hayley Kiyoko Inspire More Than 1,000 LGBTQ+ Youth and Allies at 31st Models of Pride Festival

The revamped youth summit included dozens of workshops, activations, and live electrifying stage performances.

Dylan Mulvaney at Models of Pride
Senior Prom Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Dinner, Tap Dancing, and Tina Turner

The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Senior Prom gives older adults the chance to re-create their prom as their authentic selves.

House of Avalon, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Join Center Staff and Supporters for LA Pride: “F*ck the Margins. We’re the Center.”

Hundreds of Center staff and supporters march wearing brightly colored shirts that read “Center Your Pride.”

Trans Actors, Athletes, and Activists Celebrate Community and Solidarity at First-Ever Trans Town Hall

Speakers included Kylie Sonique Love, Isis King, Trace Lysette, Laith Ashley, and Montana State Rep. Zooey Zephyr.

Trans Pride 2023
2nd Annual Sabor de Mi Centro Block Party Boogies in Boyle Heights

The Pride-themed community event Sabor de Mi Centro brings together LGBTQ+ people and their allies in East LA.

LGBTQ+ Youth Sparkle at Disco-Themed Youth Pride Prom

Youth Pride Prom welcomes all youth ages 18-24 to celebrate prom season freely as their authentic selves.

This Year’s AIDS/LifeCycle Participants on Why They Ride

AIDS/LifeCycle unites riders to combat the HIV and AIDS epidemic and raise funds for vital support services.

Roxane Gay Celebrates Audre Lorde Health Program at WxW: ‘Care in the Truest Sense of the Word’

WxW: For Women. By Women. returned to the Center after four years with a keynote address by author Roxane Gay.

Pamela Anderson Shares Words of Wisdom at Center Gala: ‘Love Relentlessly’

Pamela Anderson was presented with the Center’s Vanguard Award for impressive career and extensive philanthropic work.

Keke Palmer Celebrates Her Queerness, the LGBTQ+ Community at Center Gala

Keke Palmer was awarded for her commitment to uplifting people from marginalized communities.

An Unstoppable Force: Center CEO Joe Hollendoner Touts Successes in the Face of Adversity

Los Angeles LGBT Center CEO Joe Hollendoner celebrates the “unstoppable” work of the Center amid anti-LGBTQ+ backlash.

Easter Sunday Drag March Draws Thousands to Protest Against Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislation

Drag March LA draws thousands in response to the wave of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation across the U.S.

Big Freedia Offers Words of Inspiration to LGBTQ+ Youth at The Future Is Black: Renaissance

Big Freedia was honored with the Bayard Rustin Award for her advocacy on behalf of the LGBTQ+ community.

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