• Health Services Closed June 15th
    Health Services Closed June 15th
    Saturday June 15th - Health Services will be closed and not providing rapid HIV testing. Staff will be participating in continuing education and will return Monday to their regular schedule. Saturday testing is available at Out of the Closet on Redondo and PCH from 10am-7:00pm. Thank you for your understanding.
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  • 2019 Health Services Hours
    2019 Health Services Hours
    The Center continues to provide free HIV testing, as well as STI screening and treatment to our LGBTQ community. To serve as many people as possible, we have changed our hours. Click here to read more information.
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The 2019 Pink Party!

The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, AIDS Food Store, and Hamburger Mary’s are proud to announce the return of the Pink Party! Taking place Friday May 17 at Hamburger Mary’s beautiful downtown club, this is Long Beach Pride weekend’s signature kickoff event. The highly anticipated Pink Party experience includes an elevated evening of high energy dance, world-renowned […]

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Al Ivey

Alice (Al) Marie Ivey is a resident of Long Beach California. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Religion and Philosophy from Chapman University in Orange, California and did her graduate work in Divinity at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. An Honorably Discharged veteran of United States Army serving during 9/11 and Operation Enduring Freedom, Al […]

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Black & White Ball

The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach is proud to present The 6th Annual Black & White Ball on Saturday, March 30th, 2019. The Center will be returning to host this epic event in the beautiful Pacific Ballroom at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. One of the most sought after ticketed charity events in […]

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Sister Spit 2019

Saturday March 16, 2019 7:00pm Ice House Arts Complex 625 W. Anaheim Street Long Beach, CA 90813 This event is free and open to everyone! A cash bar will be available.    The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach will host the nationally touring queer spoken word showcase Sister Spit on Saturday, March 16 at the […]

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Mariham Iskander

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Malik Ensley

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John Newell

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Antonio Lavermon

Antonio’s relationship with The Center began in January 2014 when he first attended the Center’s 20Somethings social group, after which he would become a regular. Since then, he has worked for a non-profit and not-for-profit organization at which he executed a variety of social, administrative, and outreach tasks as an advocate for change within society, […]

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Dr. Eduardo Lara

  Dr. Eduardo Lara has called Long Beach home for over a decade. Lured by the charming “small town, big city” feel of the community, his roots were furthered anchored when meeting his partner, now husband, Gaudencio Márquez. As an active resident of Retro Row, Eduardo has served in various leadership roles to deliver transformative […]

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World AIDS Day – Candlelight Walk

World AIDS Day takes place on the December 1st each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide and locally to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an HIV-related illness. Join Center staff, volunteers, family and friends to pay tribute […]

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AIDS Walk Long Beach

The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach proudly presents AIDS Walk Long Beach. The 2018 walk will be held on Sunday, November 11, 2018, and will kick off at 10am at this year’s Supporting Sponsor location: Alfredo’s Beach Club. All proceeds from AIDS Walk Long Beach benefit Long Beach organizations serving members within our local community […]

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Coming Out Community Picnic

In celebration of LGBTQ history month, the whole community is invited to come out for a free LGBTQ community picnic! Your favorite local LGBTQ organizations are coming together to offer a family-friendly afternoon in Houghton Park! This event is absolutely free and everyone is welcome. — Picnic Food and Drinks (FREE) — Photo Booth — […]

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