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Forum: LGBT Movement, 1 Year After Orlando

One year after the massacre at Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub, LGBT community leaders will participate in a public forum to discuss the ongoing struggle for equality and freedom and how progressive people can work together to build a more just and compassionate world. The free June 13 event will be hosted at the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Renberg Theatre at 7 pm, followed by a reception in the...

Be Bold. Bedazzled at Center’s Glitter Run, Aug. 20

Be bold, be proud, and bedazzled while participating in The Glitter Run, a 7-color 5K fun run/walk in Hollywood on Sunday, August 20, that benefits the Los Angeles LGBT Center and celebrates diversity.  While traveling the scenic Hollywood Blvd. route, within view of iconic landmarks that include the Hollywood sign, TCL Chinese Theatre, and the Capitol Records building, thousands of...

Cemetery Screening of Baby Jane, June 23

The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Out Under the Stars outdoor film series at the iconic Hollywood Forever Cemetery returns Friday, June 23 with a showing of the 1962 psychological thriller Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? “This spine-chiller isn’t simply campy, it’s a tour de force that revitalized the careers of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford,” said Rani DeMesme-Anders, Center staff liaison of the...

2,800 People From 18 Countries Set to Begin AIDS/LifeCycle

More than 2,800 heroic people representing 18 countries and nearly every state in the union are ready to begin their spectacular 545-mile, seven-day journey from San Francisco to Los Angeles on Sunday, June 4, as participants in AIDS/LifeCycle, the world’s largest annual AIDS fundraiser. Now in its 16th year, AIDS/LifeCycle is a fully supported bike ride—not a race—that benefits the...

The Pride Takes the Wallis by Storm

Wallis Artist-In-Residence and The Pride director Michael Arden spoke with The Wallis’ Associate Director of Communications William Nedved about the provocative play’s love triangle involving a man, his lover, and ex-wife. The following interview has been edited and condensed. William Nedved: Let’s talk process. How do you know you want to direct a particular play?Michael Arden: Sometimes it’s...

Trumpcare: A Cruel Disaster

“While the wealthy would benefit from huge tax deductions, the number of people without health insurance would increase to 14 million in the first year, growing to a staggering 23 million people who would lose, or have no access to care, after the first ten years. Medicaid, the program that cares for the health of the most vulnerable in our society, would be decimated by an $834 billion...

Los Angeles LGBT Center Is Vandalized with Anti-LGBT Slurs

When employees and volunteers of the Los Angeles LGBT Center arrived for work this morning they found anti-LGBT slurs spray-painted across the entire side of one wall of a Center facility in Hollywood. The slurs painted on The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, near Santa Monica Blvd. and Highland Ave., included “Fuck trannies” and “Fuck all yall.” “It happened sometime between 9 and 10 pm last night,”...

F*ck W/Out Fear is the Message

Campaign website features unique risk assessment tool to help gay/bisexual men determine how strong a candidate they are for PrEP F*ck w/out Fear is the message of a new campaign by the Los Angeles LGBT Center, officially launching on Sunday, January 8, to raise awareness for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a safe and effective tool to prevent HIV infection. PrEP involves taking a medicine...

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...

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...

Michael Ausiello’s Heartbreakingly Funny New...

A new memoir by a former Los Angeles LGBT Center staffer, Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, has been receiving unabashed social media praise from such...

Construction Begins on Los Angeles LGBT Center’s...

Funds Pledged for Anita May Rosenstein Campus Top $40 Million Mark The sights and sounds across the street from the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s...