News and Updates from the San Francisco LGBT Community Center

Remembering Pulse One Year Later

One year ago, the nation woke up to learn that 49 young lives were violently taken from us in the deadliest mass shooting in American history. We are all still reeling from the massacre.

As we try to heal from the losses, LGBTQ people across the nation continue to face constant threat from those who attack who we are, where we come from, and how we worship. We must stand together to fight back and defend our right to be free and equal.

Much has happened since that early Sunday morning. Most of us didn’t think that we would find ourselves in the current political situation. The leadership in Washington has emboldened hate and xenophobia, and embraces narrow-minded ideas that directly affects the well-being of the most...

Opening Reception

Monday, May 22, 2017

6:00 - 7:00 PM


On view May 22-June 18, 2017


Please join us for a public gallery reception for the opening of the Pride Photo Award Exhibition. This opening event is held in honor of...

Three years ago, while leaving an underground LGBT club in Beirut, Lebanon, I was kidnapped. After being held blindfolded in the back seat of a car for almost 24 hours, my two male kidnappers threatened, intimidated, and physically abused me....

Today would have been Harvey Milk’s 87th birthday.

I was one year old in 1978, the year he and Mayor George Moscone were assassinated, living with my immigrant parents in the Mission.

It wasn’t until I was a teenager that I truly...

(San Francisco, CA, March 15, 2017)-A group of community organizations, led by the...

Yesterday, the Trump Administration escalated their bigoted attacks on our communities. The Education Department, under pressure from Attorney General Jeff Sessions, rolled back guidance that protected transgender youth in our country's schools...
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(San Francisco, CA, February 6, 2017) The SF LGBT Center has been awarded a grant for $5,000 from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy’s. The grant will be used for the Center’s Youth Program, which connect...