Los Angeles Vanguard Weekly Blog

IMMIGRATION

Center Condemns Trump’s Termination of DACA as “Un-American”

President Donald Trump’s decision on Tuesday to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is being condemned as “un-American” by the The Los Angeles LGBT Center. An estimated 36,000 DACA participants are LGBT and the Center is calling on the U.S. Congress to take immediate action to reverse the policy change. “It is a clear message to the LGBT community that we are...

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 saw her on June 11, marching with the unprecedented encouragement of the Mexican government. “It was one of the most favorite days of my life – definitely,” says Flores, 33, an out lesbian who has worked at the Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles for...

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.

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...

Jimmy Kimmel to Host Center’s Anniv Gala...

Jimmy Kimmel has twice hosted the Emmys and earlier this year he hosted one of the most memorable Oscars telecasts in history. So what is Kimmel...