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Biden-⁠Harris Administration Advances Equality and Visibility for Transgender Americans

Amidst a wave of anti-transgender legislation being pushed through Republican controlled states, the Sacramento LGBT Community Center applauds the Biden administration's commitment to transgender people. These changes in guidelines and removal of barriers will improve the lives of transgender people in the region and across the nation. We implore [...]

2022-03-31T11:24:34-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Disrupting Anti-Blackness (Thursday 2/24 @ 12 p.m.)

Join Melissa Muganzo-Murphy in a guided presentation and conversation with Melissa Muganzo Murphy as she takes participants on a deep dive on how to develop and strengthen community allyship skills while disrupting anti-Blackness rhetoric, policies, and practices in work spaces. . This workshop will be streamed LIVE on the [...]

2022-02-22T15:54:32-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Melanin and Mental Health (Thursday 2/10 @ 12 p.m.)

Mental health should be an ongoing discussion in the Black community. Often times, issues are not taken seriously because of the shame and stigma associated with mental health. Also, feelings are often invalidated or not taken seriously by family members leaving many people, especially youth, afraid to have this [...]

2022-02-07T17:53:52-07:00By |Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2021-09-02T16:59:23-07:00By |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 [...]

2021-09-02T10:45:49-07:00By |Blogs, LGBT Events, Resources|

Supreme Court Decision Reached on Fulton v. Philadelphia 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 17, 2021) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, sided with Catholic Social Services in a battle that pitted religious freedom against anti-discrimination laws across the country. The court declared that the private Catholic agency was entitled to renewal of its contract with the city for screening [...]

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|
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