News and Updates from the San Francisco LGBT Community Center

SF LGBT Center Statement on the Passing of Mayor Ed Lee

(San Francisco, CA, December 12, 2017)—San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed early Tuesday morning. He was 65.
 
Statement from SF LGBT Center Executive Director Rebecca Rolfe:
 
“We are deeply saddened by the news of Mayor Ed Lee’s passing early today. Our thoughts are with his wife Anita, his daughters Brianna and Tania, and his entire family. The son of Chinese immigrants and the city’s first Asian American mayor, Lee worked tirelessly to represent all San Franciscans, especially those in need. He lived a life of service, advocating for tenant and immigrant rights, people suffering from substance abuse, and those experiencing homelessness. Mayor Lee was a compassionate person and a steadfast ally...

Opening Reception

Monday, May 22, 2017

6:00 - 7:00 PM


On view May 22-June 18, 2017


Please join us for a public gallery reception for the opening of the Pride Photo Award Exhibition. This opening event is held in honor of...

(San...

David, In Brief: Photographs by Jeffrey Braverman

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 2017; 3 - 5 PM

On view in the Center's first floor gallery October 5 - December 5, 2017

Jeffrey Braverman is a...

A special series of events and programs addressing the poverty and marginalization impacting the SF Bay Area and beyond
 
(San Francisco, CA, September 13, 2017) – This October, the SF LGBT Center will be hosting...
This morning Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration has rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a move that will affect the futures of 800,000 talented young people. 
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Last Saturday was a day that tested our community’s strength and resilience. Thousands of us gathered across the city to demonstrate that San Francisco does not welcome racism, xenophobia, antisemitism, transphobia, homophobia, sexism and...

(August, 1, 2017)—On Saturday August 26, 2017, the San Francisco Fillmore Merchants Association will host the second annual Shop OUT Day, a day-long fundraising event to benefit the SF LGBT Center.
 
Ten percent of all sales...