Announcement Barring Transgender People From Military Service Draws Broad Criticism in Long Beach

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In a pre-dawn announcement today, President Donald Trump said via Twitter that the United States military would no longer accept or allow transgender people to serve in any capacity.

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LGBTQ Center to Relaunch AIDS Walk Long Beach This Fall

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The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach will relaunch AIDS Walk Long Beach on November 5, 2017 in Bixby Park, the center announced this week.

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While LGBTQ Tolerance Thrives in Long Beach, its Sister City Sochi Has Far to Go

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While Long Beach is one of the best places for LGBTQ people nationwide, there is always a bad apple in the crop, and this time it is closer than usual—in the family.

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IN PICTURES: Long Beach Gay and Lesbian Pride Parade Participants Stand Up for All Marginalized Groups

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Prior to the wild festivities of Sunday’s 2017 Long Beach Gay and Lesbian Pride Parade, its opening ceremony paid tribute to the victims and survivors of the Orlando nightclub shooting, reminding members of the community that, even in a...

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This Pride Weekend, Go OVERBOARD at the Queen Mary

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There are many things to do at the two-day Long Beach Gay Pride festival, which will be held Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, but what should one do after the festival on Saturday night?

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Your Guide to Long Beach Pride Week: 2017 Edition

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The 34th Annual Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade and Festival is just around the corner. Here’s how to celebrate Pride throughout the week, as well as this weekend.

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Gay-Conversion Therapy Survivor Launches New Memoir With Two Long Beach Events

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The latest and fourth book from local publisher Brown Paper Press, The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir, is a culturally relevant, harrowing account of the six years Canadian-born Peter Gajdics spent in gay-conversion therapy.

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Long Beach Pride Festival to Honor Orlando Pulse Nightclub Victims, Two Survivors to Attend

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This year’s Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride pre-parade show will include a tribute to the 49 people murdered during the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando last June, event organizers announced Thursday.

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The Center Long Beach to Showcase Local Artists, Musicians During LGBTQ Bazaar Benefit

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A fundraiser benefiting The Center Long Beach’s LGBTQ youth program will take place this Saturday at 4th Street Vine, featuring a pop-up shop showcasing local art and live music.

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Long Beach Gay Pride Releases Full Festival Lineup, All Stages to Be Filled

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For the first time in the history of Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade, musical acts will be headlining on all five stages both nights of the festival, Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, event organizers announced...

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