Los Angeles LGBT Center Urges Opposition to U.S. Senate’s Devastating Graham-Cassidy Bill

“Like earlier proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Senate’s new Graham-Cassidy bill would deprive millions of healthcare and gut Medicaid—the health care program for seniors, people with disabilities, and those earning below a living wage—by approximately $1 trillion,” stated Los Angeles LGBT Center Chief of Staff Darrel Cummings in a press release.…

PROUD Movie Night. September 23, 2017 @ 5:30pm – 10:00pm. Grand Park, 200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012. FREE!

Grand Park continues its series of intimate events that invite the Los Angeles LGBTQ and ally community to celebrate and connect with each other with Grand Park + Outfest Present PROUD Movie Night. Developed in collaboration with a coalition of partners and partner organizations to reflect the diverse interests and experiences of the LGBTQ Angeleno…

SoCal Hepatitis Outbreak Alert

Health officials in San Diego have scrambled for months to contain an outbreak of hepatitis A — vaccinating more than 19,000 people, putting up posters at bus stations and distributing hand sanitizer and cleansing wipes, reports the Los Angeles Times latimes.com. Despite those efforts, 16 people have died of the highly contagious virus in San…

Equality California to Honor LGBTQ Heroes and Allies at Los Angeles Equality Awards

(Photo: Sharon Stone) Los Angeles—Equality California announced today that it will honor actors Sharon Stone and Conrad Ricamora together with longtime LGBTQ allies and community advocates Laurie Hasencamp and Mike Lurey at its Los Angeles Equality Awards, Saturday, September 16, at the J.W. Marriott at L.A. Live. U.S. Representative Adam Schiff will deliver the keynote…

Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Response to President Trump’s Intent to Ban Transgender Military Servicemembers

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2017— In response to President Trump’s morning tweets banning transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military, Los Angeles LGBT Center CEO Lorri L. Jean released the following statement: “This morning the President of the United States tweeted that ‘The U.S. Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve…

“Age Of Consent” Screening at TOM House July 14

Screening with Director-Producer-Screenwriter Todd Verow The history of The Hoist, London’s first and only Gay sex fetish bar, follows the cultural evolution of Gay life and sex in modern London through AIDS, gentrification, and the ongoing political struggle to decriminalize homosexual activity in the UK. July 14 at 7:30pm at TOM House, 1421 Laveta Terrace,…

City of West Hollywood Hosts the World Premiere of the Documentary Jeanne Córdova: Butches, Lies, and Feminism, Jun. 29 

              WEST HOLLYWOOD, June 27, 2017 – The City of West Hollywood will host the world premiere of Jeanne Córdova: Butches, Lies, and Feminism, a new documentary about the life and accomplishments of activist and author Jeanne Córdova, directed by Gregorio Davila, who also directed L.A. A Queer History. The film’s premiere, which is…

Seven-Day Bike Ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles – World’s Largest Annual HIV/AIDS Fundraiser

2,800 Participants in AIDS/LifeCycle Raise More Than $15.1 Million for San Francisco AIDS Foundation and HIV/AIDS-Related Services of the Los Angeles LGBT Center SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2017—AIDS/LifeCycle® announced today that participants raised more than $15.1 million dollars to support San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the HIV/AIDS-related services of the Los Angeles LGBT Center.…

WeHo Paints the Town Blue (for PrEP!)

The City of West Hollywood is going blue! This week the WeHo City Hall building will be lit up in blue lights in support of F*ck W/out Fear, a PSA campaign promoting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) the once daily pill which, if taken as directed by an HIV-negative negative individual is more than 99 percent effective in preventing…