by Cara Dessert - CEO, San Diego LGBT Community Center
Today, in a landmark 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States held that employment discrimination against transgender and gay people violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, giving federal employment protections to transgender and gay people.
Isolation can be a relentless enemy for our LGBTQ seniors, especially during the Governor's Stay-At-Home order, but those who find The Center discover powerful allies. Senior Services – 50 and Better Together – strives to create a safe space where those 50 years and “better” have access to important resources and referrals regarding health care, social services, and community activities.
To mark the three years that have passed since the shooting massacre at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12, Latino Services at The San Diego LGBT Community Center is hosting an altar honoring the victims. The public is welcome to visit the altar through 5 pm today.
Get ready to go green this week as the community celebrates St. Patrick's Day. There are plenty of events to test your luck and see some gorgeous leprechauns serving up Erin go Bragh realness. But if drinking green beer isn't quite your thing, there is plenty left to do at the end of the rainbow, and we have all the details in this week's Out & About.
Although the weather may be a bit soggy, your week of entertainment doesn't have to be. There is plenty to do this week despite the end-of-winter downpours and we are here to show you where to keep dry and have all fun.
Fort Lauderdale, FL August 7, 2018—For many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, LGBT community centers are a critical and sometimes the only local source of targeted social, educational, and health services.