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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...

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...