Posts Tagged as "LGBTQ"

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In Photos: Scenes from Long Beach Trans Pride 2021

Nov. 18, 2021 / By
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Creating a space to offer events and services for youth and their families was the goal for the Long Beach Trans Pride team. And with their first event, that vision became a reality.

SoCal youth learn about social injustices at CCEJ gender justice camp

Feb. 24, 2020 / By
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Through posters, skits and more, students at the camp learned about how to recognize their own privileges and advocate for others.

3 Ways this Program is Saving Queer Teens’ Lives in Long Beach

May. 18, 2018 / By
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Some after-school programs go beyond just helping with homework.

The True Cost of Transitioning

Sep. 14, 2017 / By
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This youth explains how being transgender can really hurt your wallet.

Gay Kickball Brings Healthier Social Outlet for LGBT, Everyone

Jun. 26, 2017 / By
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While nightlife may be the the primary social space for the LGBTQ community, kickball is becoming a new alternative in Long Beach.

Anti-Trump Protests Embolden Long Beach’s Diversity

Nov. 22, 2016 / By
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LGBTQ, Muslims, immigrants, women and communities of color gathered in Long Beach to march in protest against President-elect Donald Trump.

Dozens Gather In Long Beach For Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Nov. 23, 2015 / By
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Organizers and transgender youth express why having a Transgender Day of Remembrance in Long Beach was personal for them.

Q Film Festival Screens Rarities, Runs Through Weekend

Sep. 11, 2015 / By
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The Center of Long Beach and the Art Theatre are holding the 22nd annual Long Beach Q Film Festival Thursday through Sunday, in an event catered to one of the largest LGBTQ communities in California. The films at the festival are not available on DVD and are not screening at major theaters.

Queer Rock Camp Debuts In Long Beach

Jul. 9, 2015 / By
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This year marked the debut of Long Beach-based Queer Rock Camp, the first and only of its kind in California.

How Local Queers Are Making Space For Themselves In Hip-Hop

May. 26, 2015 / By
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CSULB showcased Queer Hip-Hop Uncensored-- an introduction to California-based queer emcees-- just in time for Long Beach Pride.

Local Queer Artists Shine At Feminist Spoken Word Tour

Apr. 14, 2015 / By
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The nationally touring spoken word showcase Sister Spit was equal parts rowdy, uplifting, and unyieldingly hilarious, as some of the best and zaniest LGBTQ artists shared their stories with an eager Long Beach crowd.