The Equality Plaza Selection Committee is now accepting 2017 nominations to honor leaders of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and/or Queer (LGBTQ) community for the Equality Plaza Memorial Wall of Harvey Milk Promenade Park.
The statements released reassured Long Beach students will remain protected despite the Trump Administration’s executive order.
Titled The Gender Recognition Act of 2017, it could give transgender, intersex and nonbinary people the ability to obtain identity documents issued by the state that reflect and acknowledge their gender, according to a release from Atkins’ office.
The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach (The Center) is hosting a series of community conversations this month, geared toward garnering feedback on how to best utilize resources, in a way that maximizes community impact. The first conversation will commence Friday, December 16 at 7:00PM at The Center, focusing on the transgender and gender non-conforming community, followed by three more.
The LGBT magazine, business directory and website Get Out LB is poised to recognize local businesses, organizations and individuals for their contributions to the community, at the Fourth annual Best of LGBT Long Beach.
The Long Beach City Council voted last night to fly the Pride flag for the duration of a flag study to be conducted soon, after hearing mixed emotions regarding the flying of the flag during their regularly scheduled meeting.
The LGBTQ Pride Flag that’s raised to celebrate the commencement of the annual Pride Week in Long Beach might very well already be waving in the wind next year, as the city council is set to discuss whether or not to leave the flag up permanently, as a symbol of its support of the LGBTQ community in Long Beach.
Long Beach joined a host of other cities throughout the country that voted to restrict city employee non-essential travel to North Carolina and Mississippi in the wake of the two states passing discriminatory legislation aimed at their LGBT communities.
APLA Health & Wellness (APLAHW) recently announced that their new Long Beach Health Center is now offering free and low-cost behavioral/mental health services, in addition to primary medical care, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) counseling and management, HIV testing and STD screening and treatment and Health insurance enrollment assistance.
Four local LGBTQ community leaders will be honored at Harvey Milk Promenade Park. The honorees will be inducted into Equality Plaza, the centerpiece of the park created to recognize those who have fought for equal rights, historic preservation, against discrimination and other issues.