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Study: 1 in 5 kids in Los Angeles County foster care identifies as LGBTQ

Saturday, August 30, 2014
Self-hatred is still all too prevalent in our community.
LOS ANGELES -- One in five Los Angeles County foster youths identifies as LGBTQ, according to a study released this week by researchers at UCLA’s Williams Institute. The report, entitled “Sexual and Gender Minority Youth in Los Angeles County Foster ...

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‘4 Non Blondes’ to reunite for one night to benefit L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Linda Perry, musician and former lead singer of 4 Non Blondes. The 90’s rock group will reunite for one night on May 10 for the “An Evening with Women” event supporting the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center.
The '90s rock band will perform May 10 at "An Evening With Women" to benefit the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center. Linda Perry, the band's former lead singer and hit songwriter, has produced the event for years. ...

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Stoli vodka donates $300K to LA Gay and Lesbian Center’s leadership program

Friday, January 24, 2014
LOS ANGELES -- The U.S. distributor of Stolichnaya vodka has entered into a partnership with the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center by investing in the center's program for the development of LGBT leaders. ...

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L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center systems compromised by cyber-thieves

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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LOS ANGELES -- The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center said Tuesday it was recently the victim of a sophisticated cyber-attack that, according to data security and technology experts, was designed to collect credit card, social security numbers and other financial ...

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Celebrities raise awareness for homeless LGBT youth in Los Angeles (Video)

Sunday, October 20, 2013
LOS ANGELES -- Jamie Foxx and Elton John are among a number of celebrities participating in a new public service announcement to raise awareness for homeless LGBT youth of Los Angeles. ...

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Seven-year-old benefactor supports LGBT equality

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
“I am sending you this money because I don’t think it’s fair that gay people are not treated equally.” That note, accompanied by a donation of $70, was received by the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center, and signed by ...

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Activists call on Grammys to denounce music, artists that promote violence

Saturday, January 30, 2010
Gay rights activists have called the recording artists academy to use Sunday night’s Grammy Awards telecast to denounce music that promotes or celebrates violence against any group of people and the artists who perform such music [...] ...

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LA Center calls Banton’s Grammy nod an ‘affront to LGBT people’

Saturday, December 5, 2009
In a posting that appeared on their website Friday, the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center condemned the Grammy nomination for Buju Banton, a “notoriously anti-gay performer whose music promotes the violent murder of LGBT people:” Throughout his career, Banton has ...

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LA Gay & Lesbian Center Chief calls Assemblymember a ‘hypocrite” and ‘despicable’

Thursday, September 10, 2009
Los Angeles — L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Chief Executive Officer Lorri L. Jean issued a statement yesterday, calling Assemblymember Michael Duvall’s extra-marital affairs “despicable.” “Even as he resigns in shame, former California Assemblymember Michael Duvall is wallowing in hypocrisy. ...

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