What is the San Diego LGBT Community Center?
The San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center, Inc., (d.b.a., The Center) is the nation's second oldest and third largest LGBT community center. Functioning as the LGBT community's anchor organization, The Center is led by a 20-member board of directors, employs over 40 paid staff and utilizes more than 800 community volunteers to achieve its twin goals of promoting LGBT health and human rights. The Center provides direct program services to the many different facets of the LGBT community, including men, women, youth, seniors, families, LGBT Latino community members and their families, and those struggling with HIV. Last year The Center provided more than 50,000 direct service visits to San Diego community members, and through its events, activities and advocacy, touched the lives of thousands more.
Sunday, Feb. 16, 7 pm, Tantrums & Tiaras!
It's back! Taking place on Sunday, Feb. 16 at the Birch North Park Theatre, Tantrums and Tiaras: Battle of the Bar Queens 2014 is back and better than ever! This fun, campy drag pageant will take place Sunday, Feb. 16 at 7 pm at the Birch North Park Theatre, and will benefit The Center and its more than 40 programs and services. This event is a spoof of the Miss America Pageant, with many of the community’s bars sending a contestant from their staff – with little or no drag experience – to compete for the crown. The last Tantrums and Tiaras event was sold out and the 2014 event is expected to be the same. Tickets are on sale now and are expected to sell out fast. Call the theatre at 619.231.5714 for tickets or go to www.tantrumstiaras.org for more information.