News and Updates from the San Francisco LGBT Community Center

Self-Care During Stressful Times

Even experienced political commentator and television host Rachel Maddow is overwhelmed these days with the rapid fire news being reported every single day.

All around us, every day, we are hearing about human and environmental rights being threatened: groups of people being targeted, abused and used as political pawns; stories of sexual assaults; stories of trans members of our community being killed. The list goes on. Absorbing all of this news can be difficult. And, being an activist during these times can mean experiencing an even higher level of stress and anxiety.

How does one cope and remain healthy during a time of upheaval and constant threats? Taking time for self-care is imperative.

Sarah Mirk, on...

Rebecca Rolfe and Roberto Ordeñana are the executive director and deputy executive director, respectively, of the San Francisco LGBT Community Center. 

A version of this article originally published in the Bay Area Reporter

People of...

On September 21, 2015, I stood in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House, and looked around. I was at the White House Bisexual Community Policy Briefing, and I was feeling a mixture of pride, acceptance, validation, and...

By Megan Millard, intern, SF LGBT Center

This August marks the 52nd anniversary of San Francisco’s Compton’s Cafeteria Riot in the Tenderloin District, when brave members of the queer community revolted against harassment...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced that the Department of Justice is creating a “religious liberty task force.”

We believe that this new task force is being formed as an official way for this administration to greenlight...

“We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.” – Activist Dorothy Day, 1897-1980

Some of the happiest people in the world are those who have a close-knit community. Caring about, and being...

With the news that President Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to be the next U.S. Supreme Court justice, LGBTQ and civil rights groups from all over the country responded, opposing this nomination. Though he has not ruled specifically on LGBTQ...

The 2018 San Francisco Pride March took place Sunday, June 23. 


The SF LGBT Center would like to thank everyone who...