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Simply ‘Four’ You: Melody

Meet some of our food and beverage partners for this year's Simply diVine, as they answer four of our burning questions. We look 'fourward' to seeing you on Saturday, March 24, at Hollywood Forever. Don’t miss out!  Purchase your tickets today at simplydivinela.org. Serving ‘Lazy French’ cuisine, Melody is taking the Virgil Village by storm, taking residency in a revamped 1920s...

Simply 'Four' You: Chareau

Meet some of our food and beverage partners for this year's Simply diVine, as they answer four of our burning questions. We look 'fourward' to seeing you on Saturday, March 24, at Hollywood Forever. Don’t miss out!  Purchase your tickets today at simplydivinela.org.  Craft distilled in small batches, Chareau is perfectly balanced with a refreshing blend of macerated vine fruits,...

Simply 'Four' You: Cutwater Spirits

Meet some of our food and beverage partners for this year's Simply diVine, as they answer four of our burning questions. We look 'fourward' to seeing you on Saturday, March 24, at Hollywood Forever. Don’t miss out!  Purchase your tickets today at simplydivinela.org. Whiskey, Vodka, Gin, Rum, Liqueur, mixers, canned cocktails and beyond. Cutwater is always focused on the horizon, the...

Simply 'Four' You: Café D’Etoile

Meet some of our food and beverage partners for this year's Simply diVine, as they answer four of our burning questions. We look 'fourward' to seeing you on Saturday, March 24, at Hollywood Forever. Don’t miss out!  Purchase your tickets today at simplydivinela.org. Café D'Etoile has been a staple in West Hollywood for over 30 years, located on the famous Santa Monica Boulevard strip...

Simply 'Four' You: Craft Los Angeles

Meet some of our food and beverage partners for this year's Simply diVine, as they answer four of our burning questions. We look 'fourward' to seeing you on Saturday, March 24, at Hollywood Forever. Don’t miss out! Purchase your tickets today at simplydivinela.org. At a time when people were eating canned vegetables and processed foods, Shannon’s family made everything from scratch. His...

Simply 'Four' You: Gracias Madre

Meet some of our food and beverage partners for this year's Simply diVine, as they answer four of our burning questions. We look 'fourward' to seeing you on Saturday, March 24, at Hollywood Forever. Don’t miss out!  Purchase your tickets today at simplydivinela.org. Chandra Gilbert (pictured above) is a veteran chef with 33 years of experience working in the restaurant industry....

New Shoshana Bean Single Benefits Center; Releases Video Starring SYTYCD's Travis Wall

Singer and Broadway veteran Shoshana Bean is donating the proceeds from her latest single, This is Me, to help the Center build a better world for LGBT people. “I wanted to give to a place that is local and speaks to my heart,” says Bean. “I want to call attention to those fighting for equality and to be accepted for who they are. It just felt natural to me.” This is Me is an Oscar-nominated...

Out & About March 2018

We've compiled some the best LGBT-related happenings in and around Los Angeles for March. There's plenty to do from Outfest Fusion and LA Kings Pride Night to the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s annual Simply diVine – now at Hollywood Forever! March 1 AIDS/LifeCycle Open House  The Village at Ed Gould Plaza Don’t miss this fun opportunity to learn about the bike ride from San...

The Future is Black: Celebrating Black History Month

It was a day of celebration and inspiration for more than 300 people who gathered at the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s The Village at Ed Gould Plaza for the The Future is Black: Reclaiming Our Power on February 17. The Black History Month event included live musical and spoken word performances, an art exhibit, a resource fair, rousing speeches, informative panels and an assembly presented by the...

Powerful 'Everybody Black' Exhibit Opens

Acclaimed artist Madam Muse knows every line of dialogue from The Color Purple. So it comes as no surprise that scenes from the 1985 film are among the paintings Muse contributed to the Everybody Black exhibit now open at the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Advocate & Gochi’s Galleries. Muse is one of six artists featured in the group exhibit that celebrates black lives, culture, and experience...

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...

Take Action Now: Wrongly Deported Gay Man...

Three days before Christmas, Carlos Bringas-Rodriguez was ordered back to Mexico by an immigration judge in San Diego during a hearing he didn’t...