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What Makes the Center’s Eastside Home So Special? Ask This Latina Mother of 4

The 50-year-old Latina mother of four was beaming with pride while standing in the doorway at Mi Centro, the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Boyle Heights facility, operated in partnership with Latino Equality Alliance (LEA). She was holding a recent copy of Boyle Heights Beat. “That’s my son,” said Candelaria Medina to LEA Executive Director Eddie Martinez, pointing to her son’s name in an article...

Sexo sin miedo es el mensaje de la nueva campaña del Centro LGBT de Los Angeles para reducir la tasa de infección de VIH al promover PrEP

El sitio web de la campaña ofrece herramientas únicas de evaluación de riesgo para ayudar a los hombres homosexuales/bisexuales a determinar que tan buenos candidatos son para PrEP Sexo sin miedo es el mensaje de la nueva campaña del Centro LGBT de Los Angeles, oficialmente lanzada el domingo 8 de enero para crear conciencia de que la profilaxis pre-exposición (PrEP) es una herramienta...

Freedom from Want

There is a hunger crisis in the LGBT community. One in four LGBT people are unable to afford food for themselves or their families. The true faces of hunger are all around us. Now, more than ever, visibility matters as the Center works to address this complex, often hidden threat to our community. Try to imagine the faces of LGBT hunger. It’s the gay teen who flees an unsafe home or is kicked...

They Can Delay Us, But They Cannot Stop Us.

Full remarks from Los Angeles LGBT Center CEO Lorri L. Jean and U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff at Center's Post-Election Community Gathering on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Center's The Village at Ed Gould Plaza in Los Angeles.

Influencers Are Excitedly Preparing for The...

Sara Benincasa is so ready to get her glitter on. The comedian and author isn’t just participating in The Glitter Run on August 20, she’s formed an...

WeHo Homeless Have a New Friend

Before making his way around the streets of West Hollywood, Jake Weinraub fills his bag with bottles of water, granola bars, hygiene kits, pairs of...

Mexico to LGBT Community: We’re Here for You

In her role as a Mexican Consulate Official, Dulce Flores never expected to be marching in an LGBT Pride event, so she was as surprised as those who...

Garden Gives LGBT Youth Chance to Grow

The Mansfield Community Garden is just a few blocks from the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Youth Center on Highland. It was longtime Center volunteer...