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Center to Offer Emergency Housing Assistance to LGBT Victims of Crimes

The Los Angeles LGBT Center has been awarded three grants totaling more than $1.5 million to expand its STOP Violence Program which has offered the nation’s largest and most comprehensive LGBT-specific domestic violence programs and services since 1996. The STOP Violence Program intervenes with family and domestic violence related crimes, crimes related to hate and bias violence (such as...

Landmark PrEP & PEP Education Bill is Signed into Law by Governor Brown

Co-Sponsored by Los Angeles LGBT Center and APLA Health, AB 2640 Ensures HIV-Negative Individuals Receive Information about PrEP and PEP During HIV Post-Test Counseling Landmark legislation to boost awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to prevent HIV infection was signed into law today by California Gov. Jerry Brown, becoming the first statewide...

Los Angeles LGBT Center Mourns Death of Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Edmund Edelman

LOS ANGELES, September 14, 2016—In response to the recent passing of Edmund Edelman, who was a staunch advocate for the LGBT community while he served as Los Angeles County Supervisor, Los Angeles LGBT Center Chief of Staff Darrel Cummings issued the following statement: “On Monday we lost a fearless ally of the LGBT community. When thousands of gay and bisexual men were dying of AIDS in the...

Gay.com Has New Home with the Center

Ownership of the popular internet domain Gay.com has been transferred to the Los Angeles LGBT Center. The domain, estimated to be worth millions of...

Drag Divas Get Down to Business

Rupaul’s Drag Race alums and other big names in drag got together this week for a diva gabfest and shared the secrets to their success. During an...

Why World’s Largest, Free LGBT Youth Conference...

The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s annual Models of Pride conference on Oct. 29, presented by Toyota Financial Services, is themed Together We Rise for...