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Cultural Connections

One Institute & Archives
909 West Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA. 90007
ONE Institute & Archives houses the world's largest research library on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered heritage and concerns. It honors the past, celebrates the present, and enriches the future of all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people. They foster acceptance of sexual and gender diversity by supporting education and research about our heritage and experience worldwide. ONE Institute & Archives is dedicated to collecting, preserving, documenting, studying, and communicating our history, our challenges, and our aspirations. They also have a monthly calendar filled with fun activities and workshops one can attend.

Los Angeles LGBT Center
1625 N. Schrader Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center exists to: empower people to lead full and rewarding lives without limits based on sexual orientation and gender identity, by providing the highest quality educational, cultural, and wellness programs to residents of Los Angeles County; heal the damage caused by discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, by providing the highest quality health and social services to residents of Los Angeles County in need; advocate full access and equality for all people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, by promoting our communities' needs at local, state, and national levels; and lead through example, by living our values, sharing our expertise, and celebrating the full diversity of our lives, families, and communities.

Metropolitan Community Church, Los Angeles
8714 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA. 90069
MCC Los Angeles provides the experience of God's unconditional love and grace, and models of friendship with God and one another. They welcome all people who seek, especially lesbian/bisexual/gay/transgendered people of all cultures, races, ages, social and economic conditions, their families, friends and allies, and the world at large. They offer opportunities for worship, education, socializing, political awareness, the arts, care and support. Through their diversity, mutuality and unity, God's liberating, inclusive love will be shown forth and God will be glorified.

AIDS Project Los Angeles
639 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA. 90036
AIDS Project Los Angeles, one of the nation’s largest AIDS service organizations, provides direct services to more than 10,000 men, women and children living with HIV and AIDS in Los Angeles County. Services include prevention education, a food bank, professional dental care, housing assistance, mental health counseling, women’s services and case management. APLA is a leader in the provision of bilingual HIV treatment information, in print and on the Internet, and advocates for effective AIDS-related policies and legislation on the local, state and federal level.