Press & News

(San Francisco, CA, December 12, 2017)—San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed early Tuesday morning. He was 65.
 
Statement from SF LGBT Center Executive Director Rebecca Rolfe:
 
“We are deeply saddened by the news of Mayor Ed Lee’s passing early today. Our thoughts are with his wife Anita, his daughters Brianna and Tania, and his entire family. The son of Chinese immigrants and the city’s first Asian American mayor, Lee worked tirelessly to represent all San Franciscans, especially those in need.

(San Francisco, CA, November 13, 2017) - A coalition of local nonprofit partners and transgender community leaders honor the start of National Trans Awareness Week today and will be commemorating the 19th annual

A special series of events and programs addressing the poverty and marginalization impacting the SF Bay Area and beyond
 
(San Francisco, CA, September 13, 2017) – This October, the SF LGBT Center will be hosting Economic Justice Month (EJM), a month full of programs and events dedicated to highlighting the work that needs to be done in our communities to achieve economic and social justice. 
 
This year’s motto, "Equity & Liberation," is based on the Center's mission: to connect our diverse community to opportunities, resources, and ea
This morning Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration has rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a move that will affect the futures of 800,000 talented young people. 
 
Statement from SF LGBT Center Interim Executive Director Roberto Isaac Ordeñana:
 
"Today Donald J. Trump continued his immoral and cowardly attacks on the most vulnerable members of our communities. By rescinding DACA, Mr.
(August, 1, 2017)—On Saturday August 26, 2017, the San Francisco Fillmore Merchants Association will host the second annual Shop OUT Day, a day-long fundraising event to benefit the SF LGBT Center.
 
Ten percent of all sales on that day at participating stores will fund critical services for the LGBTQ community. The event is also a chance for merchants to recognize and celebrate the rich history of the LGBTQ community in San Francisco while giving back to those most in need.
 
Shop OUT Day started in 2016 as an evening event during Pride.