News and Updates from the San Francisco LGBT Community Center

A Look at the San Francisco Trans March

The San Francisco Trans March is the largest transgender Pride event in the city and one of the largest trans events in the world. 

by Ashley Latham, Trans Employment Associate

Since its inception, the San Francisco Trans March has been organized and run by members of the trans community. The event, which takes place on the Friday of SF Pride weekend, came to life in 2004.

According to, “The first March was organized after an anonymous email was sent around to several community activists.”

The almost original wording of the email was:
We are calling for this march to demonstrate that we are a significant and...

Don't miss an extraordinary evening celebrating community! With your support, Soirée can help the SF LGBT Center raise over $100,000 in funds to expand programs and services for our community.

April 13, 2019 

Every year, the program works with more than 50 small business owners

by Caroline Gasparini

According to the Williams Institute’s ...

The emergence of AIDS activism helped bring attention to multiple systems of injustice

by Ashley Latham, SF LGBT Center intern

The AIDS epidemic in San Francisco began in the 1980s with the first...

By Rebecca Rolfe, Executive Director, SF LGBT Center

January has arrived with the usual articles about resolutions to improve our health, home organization, and life savings. I personally don’t have much to offer...

The holidays are a mixed bag for some of us; here are some ways to cope

by Dany Ricci 

The winter holiday season is beloved by many, regarded across religious and...

Nearly Half of SF's Homeless Youth are LGBTQ

By Dany Ricci 

According to an article in The California...