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SB 258 and SB 272 updates!

SB 258, Senator Laird. Aging. This bill adds human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status to the list of noneconomic factors that restrict an individual’s ability to perform normal daily tasks or that threaten capacity to live independently, in the context of greatest social need for services under the Older Californians [...]

2021-07-26T15:18:31-07:00By |Blogs, Human Rights, LGBT History|

The National Trans Visibility March is Coming to Sacramento

a a The National Trans Visibility March is Coming to Sacramento Sacramento chosen as one of five host cities for National march for Trans and Non-Binary visibility. Sacramento, CA – Sacramento has been named one of five host cities for this year’s National Trans Visibility March (NTVM) scheduled for October 9, 2021. In its third year of advancing the rights of [...]

AB 439 & SB 112 California Legislative Wins!

The Sacramento LGBT Community Center is celebrating in response to two bills being signed into law. Assembly Bill 439 which adds the “X” gender markers to death certificates, and SB-112 the Budget Act of 2021 which includes funding the Transgender Wellness and Equity Fund at $13,000,000. These two bills will [...]

2021-07-15T17:35:18-07:00By |Blogs, LGBT Events|

Supreme Court Decision Reached on Fulton v. Philadelphia 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 17, 2021) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, sided with Catholic Social Services in a battle that pitted religious freedom against anti-discrimination laws across the country. The court declared that the private Catholic agency was entitled to renewal of its contract with the city for screening [...]

Happy Pride Month!

The Sacramento LGBT Community Center, which annually produces Sacramento Pride, confirmed today that the Sacramento Pride March and Festival will not take place in the traditionally in-person format this June 13-14. “The health and safety of our community is our top priority and while we are encouraged by lower [...]

2021-06-04T14:57:10-07:00By |Blogs, LGBT Events, LGBT History|

Stop homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia. 

Stop homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia.  What it is: The word phobia is synonymous to fear, except add ‘extreme aversion and prejudice’ to it as well. According to Planned Parenthood, “homophobia’s definition is the fear, hatred, discomfort with, or mistrust of people who are lesbian, gay, or bisexual. Biphobia [...]

2021-05-19T12:36:32-07:00By |Human Rights, LGBT History|

Sacramento LGBT Community Center Observing International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia 2021

Sacramento LGBT Community Center Observing International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia 2021 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 17, 2021) – The Sacramento LGBT Community Center is observing the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia by highlighting the programs and services the organization provides to combat stigma and protect LGBTQ+ community members.   [...]

He learned that he deserved more.

Dear Friend: For Justin, our home was his first home. His parents divorced when he was two years old and he was raised mostly by his Mom, barely seeing his Dad. Unfortunately, his Mom was verbally and physically abusive and his Dad was even worse. Despite the custody battles and [...]

2021-05-02T15:04:28-07:00By |Uncategorized|

70 years later, she’s getting her chance.

 Dear Friend:This week we want to introduce you to Cesca. Cesca came out as Trans right before the pandemic hit. Unfortunately, what followed suit was a divorce and then a restraining order from her spouse and kids... the family she had raised for more than 35 years. In an already challenging [...]

2021-05-02T14:59:10-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Meet our intern Steven!

“My name is Steven Murphy and I am the LGBTQ Center's new Development Intern. I moved to Sacramento from Echo Park, near downtown Los Angeles, last year to complete my Business degree in Nonprofit Accounting and Management at CSU Sacramento. I am one semester away from that [...]

2021-04-28T13:57:42-07:00By |Uncategorized|