Dear Center Community!

We are thrilled to announce the kickoff of the 25th Anniversary of The Long Beach QFilm Festival  with a FREE beach screening of the  LGBTQ cult classic, MEAN GIRLS. Join us for this exciting summer  family (and dog) friendly event! 

Our friends at Alfredo's Beach Club will have their fabulous concession stand open for snacks and beverages. Bring a blanket, low beach chair, and your Plastics crew for this perfect summer night. Film will open with a virtual dedication by Mean Girls star, Jonathan Bennett! 

For more information about this event please visit us on Facebook!
Join us for a summer celebration open to all womxn in support of The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach.   Hosted at a top secret location in Long Beach (provided after RSVP) with the perfect backyard party vibe, this will be the biggest womxn's party of the summer!  Featuring hosted drinks, music provided by DJ Notorious Jen, dancing, guest speakers, and taco bar hosted by  Lola's Mexican Cuisine
It's time for the annual  20Somethings Long Beach  (near) end of summer bonfire! Roast marshmallows and bond with our gorgeous Long Beach LGBTQ+ community. 

Visit the Facebook page for more information. 
Saturday, August 11 at 10AM- 2PM

Have you been thinking about therapy but haven't taken  the first step? Want more information on how our counseling team can support you? Come join our Mental Health Department for an informational session and in person intakes on a first come, first served basis! Visit the Facebook page for more information.
Saturday, August 11 at 1 - 3:30PM

Join us and Los Angeles County Commissioner, Michelle Babitz, who will lead an open discussion for the community to share their experiences related to living with disabilities.  We want to learn more about your needs, challenges, and concerns to shape the future of accessibility in greater Long Beach.

Light refreshments will be provided. No RSVP required. Please call 562-434-4455 ext. 244 with questions. 

Visit  for more information on the lineup including schedules and trailers.  The Long Beach QFilm Festival annually presents narrative features, documentaries and short films that embody the rich diversity and experiences of LGBTQ communities. 
Champions of Science: The Art of Ending Stigma
We are excited to announce our participation in a new project: Champions of Science: The #ArtofEndingStigma. Join Janssen, PeaceLove, Mental Health America, New Day Campaign, Mural Arts,, One Mind, and Museum Dr. Guislain in our effort to fight stigma about mental illnesses. 

Champions of Science: The Art of Ending Stigma aims to educate people about the biology behind mental illnesses and the need to break down stigma. We want you to be part of the effort! Share an original artistic expression about mental illnesses and the importance of ending stigma for our online gallery. All forms of art are welcome at