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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.   [...]

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 [...]

The Swearing in of Gavin Newsom Places Youth, LGBTQ+ into the Forefront

Gavin Newsom was sworn in Monday as California’s 40th governor and he specifically highlighted the need to improve the lives of our youth, our folks experiencing homelessness and the LGBTQ+ community. “So 15 years ago, when I was a new mayor and I heard politicians in Washington sneering at [...]

2019-01-08T12:42:33-07:00By |Blogs, Human Rights, LGBT History|

Intersex Awareness Day Carries Greater Impact Post Trump Gender Memo

This past Sunday morning, many in our community awoke to the news that the Trump administration was planning changes to federal civil rights laws that would define sex “as either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals a person is born with,” and that any confusion would [...]

2018-10-25T15:45:49-07:00By |Blogs, Human Rights, LGBT History|

LGBT Centers are critically important hubs for our community

October 19th is LGBT Center Awareness Day, a day to highlight the impact of LGBT community centers around the world. This day of action is meant to bring awareness to the public about the work that is done in these centers for tens of thousands of LGBT individuals each [...]

2018-10-19T11:15:00-07:00By |Blogs, LGBT History|

Why ‘Spirit Day’ is important

This is the eighth annual Spirit Day, which was created as a way to show support for LGBTQ+ youth and take a stand against bullying. This month is both National Bullying Prevention Month, and LGBT History Month, so this day is a time to really take time and discuss [...]

LGBT History Month – Week 2 Icons

Meet More LGBT Historical Figures LGBT History Month is a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. LGBT History Month originated in the United States, and was first celebrated in 1994, making this year [...]

2018-10-10T10:38:26-07:00By |Blogs, Human Rights, LGBT History|