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  • Now on sale - Exclusively @ The Center
    Now on sale - Exclusively @ The Center A City Comes Out: How Celebrities Made Palm Springs a Gay and Lesbian Paradise byDavid Wallace Today, Palm Springs' gay-owned businesses are flourishing, and even the Palm Springs Art Museum cashes in by hosting gay fundraising events. Quite a change from the 1960s, when a local pastor was run out of town when it was discovered that he was gay. But one thing is still missing from Palm Springs--a history of the city's transformation from…
  • "Uniquely Nasty: The U.S. Government's War on Gays"
    "Uniquely Nasty: The U.S. Government's War on Gays" Yahoo News & Long Story/Short Films   Present   UNIQUELY NASTY - THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S WAR ON GAYS   Wednesday, September 9, 2015 CVRep at The Atrium FREE Public screening: 6:00 — 6:30 pm   Narrated and Reported by Michael Isikoff Featuring the voices of George Takei and Matt Bomer   A panel discussion will follow and will include participation from Michael Isikoff, chief investigative correspondent for Yahoo News. The discussion will also feature special guests…
  • The Center is helping the 2015 U.S. Trans Survey team recruit the largest and most diverse population available
    The Center is helping the 2015 U.S. Trans Survey team recruit the largest and most diverse population available Almost everything we know about trans experiences in the U.S. comes from one place: the 2011 report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS): Injustice At Every Turn  The NTDS has become our community's go-to resource for helping the public understand trans people. It's shown us the number of trans people who've faced discrimination or harassment in employment, housing, school, health care, and in many other areas of their lives. Pledge now to learn more about…
  • Kate Clinton returns to host Center Stage with musical performance by Alex Newell - Tickets Now on Sale!
    Kate Clinton returns to host Center Stage with musical performance by Alex Newell - Tickets Now on Sale! Palm Springs, CA - Tickets for the 6th annual Center Stage gala, presented by Eisenhower Medical Center, and headlined by Alex Newell, the powerful and mesmerizing singer best known for his starring role as transgender student Wade "Unique" Adams on the musical comedy-drama Glee, and the quick witted comic Kate Clinton, are now on sale, announced Mike Thompson, CEO of The LGBT Community Center of the Desert. Scheduled for Friday, October 30, 2015, at the Riviera…
  • The Center to benefit from Barry Manilow's "A Gift of Love" holiday concert series
    The Center to benefit from Barry Manilow's "A Gift of Love" holiday concert series The LGBT Community Center of the Desert has been invited to benefit from Barry Manilow’s 2015 A Gift of Love Christmas Charity Concerts at the McCallum Theatre. Barry recently announced that he will contribute five holiday concerts to raise funds for more than 30 charities in the Coachella Valley.  Barry’s 2009 and 2012 concerts raised over $1 million, and he hopes to raise another $500,000 with the 2015 concert series. Scheduled to take place at…

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