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Dec 10, 2013, 12:39 ET

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Information Systems Compromised by Cyberthieves

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center was recently the victim of a sophisticated cyberattack that, according to data security and technology experts,...

Oct 10, 2013, 13:15 ET
More than 30,000 educators, administrators and other staff of the L.A. Unified School District, the second largest school district in the nation, will begin wearing these badges to publicly identify themselves as LGBT allies. The "Out for Safe Schools" initiative, proposed and developed by the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Project SPIN (Suicide Prevention Intervention Now) will make LGBT students feel safer and more welcome and send an important message of acceptance to all students.  (PRNewsFoto/L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center)

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Applauds Thousands of L.A. Unified School District Staff for "Coming Out" Tomorrow

Beginning tomorrow on the 25th National Coming Out Day, students in the nation's second largest school district, the Los Angeles Unified School...

Mar 26, 2013, 09:00 ET

Supreme Court Cases are Historic Milestone, but Judicial Review of our Equality is Cause for Continued Fight

 Today and tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on two landmark marriage equality cases. One will decide the fate of the...

Sep 30, 2012, 10:00 ET

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Commends California Governor Jerry Brown for Signing SB 1172, Protecting LGBT Youth

In response to California Governor Jerry Brown's signing of SB 1172, the bill that protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth from the...

Nov 17, 2011, 16:10 ET

FAIR Education Act Under Attack Again

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Responds to Right-Wing Efforts to Omit LGBT People from History Lessons Just weeks after failing to collect enough...

Oct 10, 2011, 18:52 ET

Chaz Bono to Be Honored at L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's 40th Anniversary Gala

Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka Also to Be Honored at Celebration, Hosted by Leslie Jordan, Featuring Jane Lynch Writer, actor, musician...

Jun 30, 2011, 16:16 ET

Historic Summit to Protect LGBTQ Students Hosted by L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and L.A. Unified School District

Project SPIN Seeks to End LGBTQ Student Suicide and Reduce Homophobia In and Out of Los Angeles Classrooms The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and...

Apr 11, 2010, 18:20 ET

Hundreds Rally in Los Angeles to Demand Equal Social Security Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

Days Before Tax Deadline, Rep. Linda Sanchez Announces She'll Author Bill to End Discrimination in Social Security Benefits An energized crowd of...

Apr 02, 2010, 19:18 ET

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Asks for Help to Win YouTube Contest, End Social Security Discrimination

Lesbian Alien Video Raises Awareness About Discrimination Against America's Same-Sex Couples A popular online video about a lesbian alien who is...

Mar 03, 2010, 16:27 ET

Renee Zellweger, Gina Gershon and Heart Headline L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's 'An Evening with Women' May 1

Presented by Linda Perry and Brent Bolthouse, the Star-Studded Event is a Magical Evening of Music Songwriter/Producer Linda Perry and...

Jan 13, 2010, 18:04 ET

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Responds to Supreme Court Ruling Regarding Video Transmission of Prop. 8 Hearing

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling prohibiting the video transmission of the proceedings in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the L.A. Gay &...

Dec 04, 2009, 18:03 ET

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Condemns Grammy Nomination for 'Murder Musician' Buju Banton

In response to the appalling Grammy nomination for Buju Banton, a performer whose music promotes the violent murder of LGBT people, the L.A. Gay...

Oct 15, 2009, 18:47 ET

Huge Protest of 'Faggots Have to Die' Singer Buju Banton at Cabana Club in Hollywood TONIGHT, Oct. 15

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center is organizing a huge protest tonight (Oct. 15) at the Cabana Club in Hollywood (1439 Ivar Ave.) at 8:30...

Oct 08, 2009, 13:04 ET

Federal Government Awards $380,000 Grant for Seniors Services to L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center

The U.S. Administration on Aging has given the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center an historic three-year grant, valued at $380,000 in the first...

Oct 07, 2009, 14:46 ET

Sunset Entertainment Group Cancels Buju Banton Concert Following Public Outcry

"Faggots. . . have to die" Singer's Oct. 15 Show at Cabana Club Called Off Once again, an outcry from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

Oct 06, 2009, 14:21 ET

Sunset Entertainment Group Refuses to Cancel Buju Banton Concert at Cabana Club in Hollywood, Oct. 15

"Faggots. . . have to die" Sings Buju Banton, Who Has Had Concerts Around the Country Canceled Sunset Entertainment Group, which owns...

Sep 17, 2009, 17:20 ET

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's 38th Anniversary Gala: Escape Reality for Night of Outrageous Humor

Hilarious Chelsea Handler Hosts Gala, Honoring Funny Ladies Wanda Sykes and Miss Coco Peru (Clinton Leupp) as well as American Airlines Turn...

Sep 09, 2009, 21:00 ET

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Responds to Resignation of California Assemblymember Michael Duvall

Assemblymember Duvall Calls for Privacy, but Never Valued Privacy for Same-Sex Couples L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Chief Executive Officer...

Aug 28, 2009, 11:00 ET

Victory! AEG Live and Live Nation Silence Murder Music Tour, Cancel Buju Banton Concerts

Performances by "Faggots Must Die" Singer Canceled in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Dallas and Houston AEG...

Aug 27, 2009, 13:00 ET

AEG Live Refuses to Cancel Concert at Nokia Club by Singer Whose Lyrics Promote Murder of Gay People

"Faggots... have to die" Sings Buju Banton, Booked for Concerts in L.A., San Francisco, Philadelphia, Chicago and Other Cities AEG Live and...

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