Fellow gays: Paradise in Long Beach closed because we didn’t patronize it—so stop hating on a skate bar that is keeping the space alive

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We didn't lose anything, fellow gays. It's our own collective fault that Paradise closed because—bluntly put—we all stopped going to it with any sense of regularity. We favored these spaces ten times over the eastern-most queer watering hole that...
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UPDATE: Councilmember Supernaw Responds to Chick-fil-A Letter, Calls Out Long Beach Mayor

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Fourth District Councilmember Daryl Supernaw’s office responded to the Post on Friday with a statement, which was also included in the councilmember’s weekly newsletter released the same day.

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LGBTQ Center Calls on Elected Leadership to Denounce Opening of New Chick-fil-A

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On Friday The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach expressed disappointment that a new Chick-fil-A would be opening near the Traffic Circle.

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Nasty Woman Concert Series to Premiere at diPiazza’s in Long Beach

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The Nasty Woman Concert Series (NWCS), designed to bring together the women’s community through the healing power of music and comedy, will kick off on July 8 at diPiazza’s Lounge in Long Beach.

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Nominations Open to Honor LGBTQ Leaders for Equality Plaza Memorial Wall

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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.

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Local LGBTQ, Education Officials Denounce Trump Administration’s Repeal on Transgender Students’ Protections

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The statements released reassured Long Beach students will remain protected despite the Trump Administration’s executive order.

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Sister Spit 20th Anniversary Tour to Bring Seven LGBTQ and Allied Artists to Perform at ARTX

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Sister Spit, the nationally touring queer, feminist spoken word event, will land at Art Exchange in March. This will be the sixth time The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach has hosted the event, and the first time it has...

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Bill Proposed by California Democrats Seeks to Acknowledge Trans, Gender Nonconforming People on State Documents

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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.

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LGBTQ Center Seeking Public Input on Use of Resources

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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...

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Best of LGBT Long Beach 2016 to Honor Community Members for 4th Year

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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.

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