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Sacramento LGBT Community Center’s most influential founder, Jerry Sloan, passes away Jerry Sloan, one of the Sacramento LGBT Community Center’s most Influential founders, passed away Monday, November 15. Most famously, Jerry is known for his successful 1984 lawsuit for breach of an oral contract against the late televangelist Reverend [...]

2021-11-22T14:11:08-08:00By |Blogs, LGBT Events, LGBT History|

Help us Grow Our Advocacy

Earlier this month community came together at Crocker Park in Downtown Sacramento to celebrate National Transgender Visibility March. It was a beautiful day with so many powerful speakers, performances, and organizations taking the stage to share what the day meant to them and their hopes for the future. We were honored [...]

National Suicide Prevention Week 2021

This week (September 5-11) is National Suicide Prevention Week, which is nestled in the middle of National Suicide Prevention Month (September). During this time we remind the folx in our lives that we're there for them, to talk, to listen, to hold space for them. The following are skills [...]

2021-09-10T15:48:58-08:00By |Blogs, Resources|

Rapid Testing and PCR Testing, what’s the difference and which do I need?

Both Antigen (Rapid) testing and Polymerase Chain Reaction testing are available at both Center locations in Lavender Heights and Marsha P. Johnson Center South. PCR Testing is available: Mondays at the Lavender Heights Center location from 5-7 p.m. Thursdays at the Marsha P. Johnson Center South location from 12-8 [...]

2021-09-02T16:59:23-08:00By |Blogs, LGBT Events, Resources|

Center will Provide Vaccination and Rapid Testing at Sacramento Rainbow Festival

Center will Provide Vaccination and Rapid Testing at Sacramento Rainbow Festival In a collaborative effort to protect Sacramento’s LGBTQ+ community from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Sacramento LGBT Community Center will host a free COVID vaccination and COVID rapid testing clinic on Sunday, September 5, from 12-6 p.m. during [...]

2021-09-02T10:45:49-08:00By |Blogs, LGBT Events, Resources|

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 [...]

2021-07-26T15:18:31-08:00By |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 [...]

2021-07-15T17:35:18-08:00By |Blogs, LGBT Events|

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 [...]

2021-05-19T12:36:32-08:00By |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.   [...]