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Sacramento Holds the First Ever Trans Family Day

Trans Family Day took place on Saturday, September 21 at Southside Park. To commemorate the event, the Center’s PrEP Navigator and founder of Melanin Movement, Elizah Claborne Crosby, wrote about her experience at Trans Family Day and the planning process that went on behind it. “Trans Family Day is [...]

2019-10-24T11:12:28-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Sacramento LGBT Community Center Hosts Open House to Celebrate New Location

This past Saturday, the Sacramento LGBT Community Center held an open house to celebrate its new location and welcome the public. The community event featured remarks from the Center’s Chief Executive Officer David Heitstuman, and special guest remarks from Mayor Darrell Steinberg, Councilmember Steve Hansen, and Sutter Health. The [...]

2019-10-10T11:12:41-08:00By |Uncategorized|

LGBT Center Announces Half-Million Dollar Investment from Sutter Health

Today, the Sacramento LGBT Community Center announced a $500,000 capacity building investment from Sutter Health as it opened its new location at 2012 K Street in Lavender Heights. The investment will support increased access for LGBTQ+ people to preventive sexual health and mental health support, homeless and at-risk LGBTQ+ [...]

2019-09-06T15:14:32-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Modesto Pride and “Straight Pride”

Photo by: Andy Alfaro On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, there is a group in Modesto organizing a "straight pride" parade on August 24 at Graceada Park. The California Straight Pride Coalition has applied for a city permit to host this event and is expecting around 500 attendees. This will be the first [...]

2019-08-12T17:19:35-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Post-Pride Letter to the Community

Dear Community--This message is a follow up to SacPride 2019 on two important topics: listening to feedback that will assist in planning for SacPride in 2020; and interaction and engagement with the Sacramento Police Department. We want to hear from you, so please share your feedback through the survey [...]

2019-06-25T23:10:36-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Strengthening partnership amid uniform controversy

Sacramento Police Department and Sacramento LGBT Community Center strengthen partnership amid uniform controversy  The Sacramento Police Department (Department) and the Sacramento LGBT Community Center (Center) have committed to strengthening their partnership through community engagement strategies intended to ensure the safety and dignity of all when engaging with law enforcement, including those who are LGBTQ. As part of the partnership, Department police officers, many of whom are LGBTQ themselves, will be welcome [...]

2019-06-25T12:32:12-08:00By |Blogs, Human Rights, LGBT Events|

Meet the Grand Marshals for SacPride 2019

We are blown away that we received more than 5,400 votes in the poll to pick this year's Community Grand Marshal! Thank you to everyone that voted and shared the public poll. With such a strong showing, we are pleased to bring you three Grand Marshals this year that each have [...]

Our statement on Goldfield Trading Post Hosting Adam Calhoun and Demun Jones

As Sacramento is preparing to honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and celebrate SacPride the beautiful intersection of people striving for equity of all people, a different group is lifting divisive and hateful voices just blocks away from Lavender Heights on the very same weekend. Goldfields Trading [...]

2019-05-29T08:07:14-08:00By |Human Rights, LGBT Events|