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A New Tool for LGBT People Struggling with Substance Use

Ready to seek professional help regarding drug or alcohol use? No need to leave home. With the click of a button people can now chat online—free and anonymously—with one of the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s addiction specialists. The journey to recovery from substance use can begin with the click of a button from any computer or smart phone via the Center’s website at...

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...

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...