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Lizzo is Coming to SacPride!

Sacramento Pride is proud to announce American rapper, singer, flautist, and songwriter Lizzo as the headlining entertainer for the SacPride Festival on June 9, 2019. The two-day festival is expected to see 18,000+ attendees both local and from nearby regions on this historic 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.   Lizzo’s musical style skirts multiple genres, [...]

2019-04-27T18:14:15-07:00By |Blogs|

Call to action: Rocklin School District

Rocklin Unified School District (RUSD) School Board will be voting on adopting new textbook curriculum that complies with The FAIR Education Act (SB 48, Leno – signed into law on July 14, 2011) on May 1st and we need your help in supporting the adoption of this LGBTQ+ inclusive [...]

2019-04-18T18:05:56-07:00By |Blogs, Human Rights, Resources|

CARES Foundation Grant to Expand HIV Testing, Prevention

The Sacramento-based CARES Foundation has provided a grant of $83,840 in support of the Center’s HIV prevention and treatment efforts. The CARES Foundation provides grants to organizations in the Sacramento area that serve the needs of people with HIV/AIDS. For the last several years, the foundation has supported the [...]

2019-04-05T11:59:06-07:00By |Blogs, Resources|

Trans Day of Visibility 2019

This Sunday marks the 11th annual Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV).   The International TDOV is an annual holiday celebrated around the world. The day is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and victories of transgender & gender non-conforming people while raising awareness of the work that is still needed to save trans lives.   To commemorate the [...]

2019-03-29T15:34:08-07:00By |Blogs, Human Rights|

How Precision Health Can Help The LGBTQ+ Community

Over the years, most medical trials and studies have not taken into account the diversity of the general population and the unique genetic, environmental, and cultural variations that exist across the country. In fact, most studies and clinical trials have centered around the average white male. Many people living in the [...]

2019-01-10T09:28:15-07:00By |Blogs, Human Rights, Resources|

Transgender Awareness Week: Being a Better Ally

As we head into Transgender Awareness Week, it is critical that the entire LGBQ+ community commit to becoming better allies for our transgender family. We must hold ourselves to the highest standards and be the advocates of change so that the burden doesn't fall solely on the shoulders of [...]

2018-11-09T11:18:35-07:00By |Blogs, Human Rights, Resources|

Coming Out is a Journey, Not a Destination

It comes as a shock to many when they hear that coming out as LGBTQ is still hard and traumatic for many people, even today. Many are led to believe that the advances in equality and queer visibility have erased the othering feeling and fear that many folks have about living in [...]

2018-10-10T13:24:34-07:00By |Blogs, Resources|

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|

Percentage of youth clients experiencing homelessness now 36%

Sacramento is having a bit of a moment. In the last year, the exodus of transplants that have been priced out of the Bay Area has ignited a slew of new businesses, events, and amenities. We were even featured in an Oscar-winning film (Hey, Ladybird!) But with this change [...]

2018-09-18T11:04:03-07:00By |Blogs|