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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is a non-profit, tertiary 886-bed hospital and multi-specialty academic health science center located in the Mid-City West area of Los Angeles,
amBi is a social club with a mission – to build a world in which bisexuality is a clear source of pride, joy, and strength
amBi is a community for bi people, their partners, and allies. Anyone who is bi-friendly is welcome to join, regardless of sexual orientation. The organizers host a variety of fun events, meet-ups, and other activities. With chapters in several cities, amBi is the largest bi club in the world, and it’s coming soon to a city near you.
Los Angeles County Fire Department
Convenience Store Delivery in Los Angeles that offers local delivery of restaurant-prepared meals and other goods and operates in 2,940 U.S. cities. Postmates app offers the ability to track delivery, gift meals to others, and the estimated delivery time. Similar to the Uber app.
Alejandro Villanueva was the 33rd Sheriff of Los Angeles County, California (2018 – 2020). His father is Puerto Rican and his mother is a Polish-American.
In 1998 there were 15 openly LGBT officers in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office and the LAPD started an LGBT community liaison. By 2006 the LAPD was taking steps to actively recruit LGBT persons as police officers.
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Each state has its own laws specific to LGBT adoption. The state of California permits single LGBT individuals to petition to adopt, permits a same-sex couple to jointly petition to adopt and permits a same-sex partner to petition to adopt partner’s child or child of the relationship.
Same-sex marriage is legal in the U.S. state of California. The state first issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples on June 16, 2008, as a result of the Supreme Court of California finding in In re Marriage Cases that barring same-sex couples from marriage violated the state’s Constitution.
As of June 2015, same-sex marriages are recognized and performed in California as a result of the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which overturned all laws prohibiting same-sex marriage on a federal level.
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Avatar is a private non-profit educational and social club established in 1983 for gay men and all members of the Leather Community with an interest in BDSM.
Avatar teach safe, sane and consensual BDSM techniques to anyone interested in learning.
Las Vegas PRIDE
Las Vegas PRIDE, also known as the Southern Nevada Association of PRIDE, Inc. (SNAPI) organizes and hosts the annual LGBT PRIDE Parade & Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, host monthly events, Las Vegas Pride Family Bingo, SNAPI Saturday and a monthly public meeting.
Christopher Street is the site of the Stonewall Inn, the bar whose patrons fought back against a police raid, starting the 1969 Stonewall riots that are widely seen as the birth of the gay liberation movement. The Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee formed to commemorate the first anniversary of that event, the beginning of the international tradition of a late-June event to celebrate gay pride.
The Black AIDS Institute (BAI) is the nation’s only uniquely and unapologetically Black “think and do tank” powered by two decades of work to end the Black HIV epidemic, since 1999.
Trans Can Work
TRANS CAN WORK (TCW) is a nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles, California, and is committed to advancing workplace inclusion through innovative training strategies and workforce development.
Buildíng a culture for transgender people to thrive in the workplace.
Trans lives matters
Discrimination rates are very high for the transgender community and especially for transgender people of color. Some frequent examples of discrimination and other forms of oppression faced by the transgender community are violence and hate crimes, homelessness, poverty, sexual assault, housing discrimination, employment discrimination, harassment, bullying, disproportionate rates of arrest and incarceration, prison and immigration violence and mistreatment, airport security humiliation, HIV/AIDS and health disparities, governmental/bureaucratic barriers to transitioning (documents and surgery requirements), economic and societal barriers to transitioning (the high costs of medical care and the frequent denial of care), to name only a few.
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Trans Wellness Center
The Trans Wellness Center (TWC) provides comprehensive resources and services for transgender and non-binary people under one roof. The TWC was conceived and created by community leaders and allies, honoring their lifelong dedication to raise awareness about the needs and the contributions of the transgender community.
Sunday, October 13, from 11 am-6 pm: Indigenous Pride L.A. 2019 is Los Angeles’ only Pride event that honors and celebrates Two Spirit, Indigenous LGBTQPAI, Indigiqueer, Third Gender, Fourth Gender, and other sacred genders and gender roles of various indigenous peoples, nations, and tribes from around the world.
On June 26, 2003, the Supreme Court ruled in Lawrence v. Texas that intimate consensual sexual conduct is part of the liberty protected by substantive due process under the Fourteenth Amendment.
The main opponents of LGBT rights in the U.S. have generally been religious fundamentalists. As it might not be a big issue in California, 31% of adult Americans think that homosexuality should be discouraged.
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Boohoo Group is a UK-based online fashion retailer, aimed at 16–30 year olds. The business was founded in 2006. It specialises in own brand fashion clothing, with over 36,000 products. The firm’s shares lost 46 per cent of their value by mid-July 2020 after Sunday Times allegations about a supplier’s failure to protect workers in Leicester. Boohoo was accused of sourcing their garments from Leicester’s manufacturers who pay less than the minimum wage
POSE premiered on June 3, 2018, on FX, as a series about New York City’s African-American and Latino LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming ballroom culture scene in the 1980s and, in the second season, early 1990s.
Richard Lawson was effusively describing the series as „an engaging portrait of dark days met with merriment. Pain and perseverance are sewn together to create something humble yet fabulous—and, it should be shouted over all the show’s loud and glorious clamor, very much long overdue.“
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LA Pride Festival and Parade
LA Pride has been a voice for the LGBTQ+ community in the greater Los Angeles area for nearly 50 years. The LA Pride Festival started in 1974. The festival at that time was like a street fair. As one attendee put it, „It was a small festival—very small, the parking lot of a mini-mall on Sunset Blvd and Cherokee Ave. Had booths, food, and souvenirs.“
LA Pride Festival and Parade organization released an economic impact report announcing the 2019 LA Pride Parade and Festival generated $74.7 million in economic output and $42.2 million in direct expenditures in Los Angeles County.