Posts Tagged “LGBT rights”

Lorri L. Jean: LA LGBT Center

By | November 26, 2013

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Season 1, Episode 4

Lorri L. Jean is nationally recognized as one of the most seasoned and effective leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (“LGBT”) civil rights movement. In 2007 and 2008, OUT Magazine listed her as one of the 50 most powerful gay and lesbian people in the nation.

In November, 2006, Los Angeles Magazine named her as one of the 100 most influential people in Los Angeles. Jean currently serves as CEO of the L.A. LGBT Center (formerly L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center), the world’s largest LGBT organization with nearly 400 full time employees and 3,000 volunteers serving over a quarter million people each year.

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Matthew Shepard: 15th Anniversary of Tragic Hate Crime

By | August 26, 2013

October marks the 15th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death, a young man who was beaten, tied to a fence and left for dead in Wyoming. A cyclist discovered Matthew but he died in a hospital a few days later. This upcoming anniversary is a heartbreaking reminder to support LGBT initiatives in your community. If you are in LA, support the LA Gay & Lesbian Center. You can learn more about the organization and hate crimes at www.lagaycenter.com/hatecrimes. To learn more about Matthew Shepard, visit www.matthewshepard.org.