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San Diego LGBT Community Center

The San Diego LGBT Community Center's advocacy and the City of San Diego's budget

The San Diego LGBT Community Center's advocacy and the City of San Diego's budget

As we continue to witness inequities in healthcare and law enforcement across the country, The Center’s Advocacy team is focused on one significant opportunity to create greater equity in San Diego – through a more equitable City of San Diego budget, to better our San Diego region.

The Center's South Bay Youth Center celebrates two years

The Center's South Bay Youth Center celebrates two years
Many of us remember what it was like to be an LGBTQ youth and the unique struggles we faced. Some kept our identity a secret, afraid to lose people we loved, our jobs, our communities. More than a few of us were kicked out of our homes and disowned by our families.

News From The Center: Black History Month

News From The Center: Black History Month

Today marks the beginning of Black History Month, an annual celebration of the achievements and central role of the Black community in the history of the United States. This event grew out of “Negro History Week” which was the brainchild of Black Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent Black leaders and scholars.

The Center's new HIV testing schedule for Jan. 2021

The Center's new HIV testing schedule for Jan. 2021

The San Diego LGBT Community Center's #BeTheGeneration program has announced their HIV testing schedule for the new year.

Free testing is available to anyone 5 days a week in The Center's parking lot. Rapid test results are available within 20 minutes.

The testing schedule is as follows:

Monday-Thursday: 11 am to 4 pm

Friday: 11 am to 2 pm

Year-end message from the San Diego LGBT Community Center

Year-end message from the San Diego LGBT Community Center
As 2020 comes to an end, I am reminded of so many stories over this past year of the real difference that The Center has made in people’s lives. Each of us has a story of when The Center has made us feel welcomed, valued, and supported perhaps during one of the most crucial times of our lives.

Brave Space at The Center provides a (virtual) space for LGBTQ+ Black community to connect

Brave Space at The Center provides a (virtual) space for LGBTQ+ Black community to connect

Brave Space is a recent addition to the San Diego LGBT Community Center's peer-led discussion groups, and is open to LGBTQ+ members of the Black and African diaspora community.

The group provides a space for community members to come together to bond, share, and connect in community while discussing topics like anti-Black racism, expressing pain, and creating support and healing.