This week, we want to introduce you to Shayla. Shayla came to the Center after living in Sacramento for only 5 days. Shayla moved to town in a desperate attempt to heal from a trauma filled past. She came to us to in search of health services and an affirming environment. [...]
By now, you've likely heard about the horrific leaked memo from the Trump administration. This document, brought to the public's attention by the New York Times on October 21, the Department of Health and Human Services is seeking to legally define sex as biological under Title IX, which prevents [...]
RE: Support for SB 396 – Transgender Work Opportunity Act The Sacramento LGBT Community Center strongly supports SB 396 (Lara), which would require employers with 50 or more employees to provide training and education regarding harassment based on gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation to all supervisory [...]
What is your LGBTQIA story? When have you needed help? Do you feel having the Sacramento LGBT Community Center as a resource is important to this community and to you? Can you give to make sure it is here for others? https://saccenter.org/donate Thank you for your generosity! [...]
In 1987, Clint was 15 years old and lived outside of Elk Grove. He struggled with the questions and uncertainty of any teenager, but also could tell he was different from a lot of his peers. He was able to find information about the Center and the Youth Programs. [...]
Randi was outed in high school by her best friend in the late 1990s. This was such a traumatic experience for her; it sent her into an emotional breakdown, resulting in her being admitted into a mental institution for about three weeks. When she attempted to go back to [...]
October 2017: The Center urged its supporters to also support SB 239. We are happy to announce that due to the support from countless individuals, Governor Brown signed SB 239 into law. Thank you for helping our state modernize archaic HIV criminal laws. California’s current HIV laws were passed in the 1980s and 90s, when little [...]
July 2017: The Sacramento LGBT Community Center urged the Rocklin Charter Academy to push for a safe and affirming environment for trans youth and to re-affirm it's commitment to diversity. Thanks to the great turnout of our partner organizations, community members, and local leaders, we are happy to announce that the school [...]
Emily Bender has joined our team as Director of Programs! We welcome her and check out her impressive background!
David Heitstuman, our former board president, will receive the "Freedom From Fear" award at this year's Four Freedoms dinner hosted by the Stonewall Democrats. Check out all the details and we'll see you there!