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I would have spent it alone.

Over the weekend we saw yet another senseless act of violence towards our community... and on a day when we gather to remember the many Trans community members lost due to violence - Trans Day of Remembrance. What has happened in Colorado at Club Q is a stark reminder [...]

2022-11-23T14:53:00-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Midterm Elections 2022

As Director of Advocacy and Training, I have the privilege of overseeing Governmental Affairs for the Sacramento LGBT Community Center. Part of this work is keeping up to date on the city, county, state, and federal political landscape and its implication for LGBTQ+ rights. Every election, [...]

2022-11-15T13:48:35-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Places to thrive…

It’s not lost on us that the LGBTQ+ community experiences disproportionate difficulty with career admittance, retention, benefits, and challenging work environments. Oftentimes, the lack of work threatens a person and their family’s ability to keep a roof over their head, or food on their table, as evidenced with the [...]

2022-11-10T13:32:06-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Thinking local, going global

You'll hear lots of reasons to give as we approach Giving Tuesday. Give because you care. Give because it could have been you. Give to make the world a better place... How about giving the gift of knowledge and lifelong learning? Our Outreach and Training Institute is emerging as [...]

2022-11-03T14:33:49-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Good things come in threes

Felix, Ash, and Bryn were unsheltered for over three months here in Sacramento... 2,328 miles away from where they were originally from. These best friends fled Tennessee to pursue a new chapter in California - and what better place than its capital? They believed this recent change would bring [...]

2022-10-27T11:53:07-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Celebrating LGBTQ History Month – 5 – Bayard Rustin

The 1963 March on Washington was a collaborative effort between several landmark organizers from just as many major civil rights groups. While the original idea came from A. Philip Randolph, and the March’s keynote speaker is famously Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the strongest coordinating force behind the march [...]

2022-10-24T15:46:39-08:00By |Uncategorized|

LGBTQ History Month – 4 – Harvey Milk

Politician, business owner, activist, and gay man: Harvey Milk did it all. Today, San Francisco is known as one of America’s most predominantly Proud cities. NYC may have Stonewall, but we have Castro Street. And Harvey Milk opened a camera shop on Castro in 1972 after moving from the [...]

2022-10-24T15:44:15-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Celebrating LGBTQ History Month – 3 – Marsha P. Johnson

If you have had any exposure to Pride before, chances are you have heard the name Marsha P. Johnson before. But who was she? Why is her name everywhere? What does the P. stand for? Born right on the border between New Jersey and New York, Johnson found herself [...]

2022-10-24T15:42:04-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Celebrating LGBTQ History Month – 2 – Simon Nkoli

SIMON NKOLI South Africa was the first country in the world to add specific LGBT+ protections to its Constitution, in part thanks to Simon Nkoli. Born in 1957, Simon’s childhood and adolescence were spent in a South Africa still ruled by apartheid. The strict laws designated who could go [...]

2022-10-18T18:33:10-08:00By |Uncategorized|
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"Felix, Ash, and Bryn were unsheltered for over three months here in Sacramento... 2,328 miles away from where they were originally from. These best friends fled Tennessee to pursue a new chapter in California - and what better place than its capital? They believed this recent change would bring more opportunities and an affirming place they could call home... "

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