|See upcoming advocacy events at Center Calendar: Advocacy|
The Center hosts a variety of political and community advocacy events, and our organization is also active in numerous human rights and social justice initiatives. Find out more below:
World AIDS Day
December 1 is World AIDS Day, a time for the global community to remember those we’ve lost in the battle against HIV/AIDS, contemplate ways to better help those living with it, and promote solutions to prevent the spread of this disease.
Support our youth. Speak out against anti-LGBT bullying by wearing purple! Be a part of Spirit Day on Thursday, October 20th!
Community in Crisis: Be a part of the Solution
Recent events that have been highlighted in the news remind us that the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community is still a target of hate. The acts of violence and bigotry perpetrated against LGBT individuals are attacks on our entire community. Learn more about what the Center can do to help.
LGBT community stand against the anti-LGBT violence in Puerto Rico
The Center, led by George Fesser, the Center’s Coordinator of Immigrant Support Services, has joined the New York City Council and other key stakeholders from the LGBT community to raise awareness about this violence...read more
Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood
The Center joined GMHC, the Latino Commission on AIDS and other organizations to add its voice to the growing movement to end the ban on gay men donating blood...read more
DSM-5 Gender Identity Disorder Reform
The Center and the Callen-Lorde Community Health Center collaborated to submit a response on the proposed “Gender Incongruence” diagnosis in the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) draft revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, version 5 (DSM-5), scheduled to be released in 2013...read more
The Center joined Immigration Equality, the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) and other organizations to add its voice to the growing movement for immigration reform...read more
Project Pushback: Change the Conversation on the Freedom to Marry
The Center's joint project with the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center using video to promote marriage equality...read more
The Center's national initiative to build and strengthen the connections between the LGBT human rights movement and the reproductive rights, health and justice movements...read more