BIENESTAR invites you to join the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) contingent for the May Day March. Let’s make sure the LGBTQ issues are addressed in the immigration reform and workers’ rights agenda.
BIENESTAR prioritizes the elimination of stigma and discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) individuals and their families. The agency is proud to announce the launch of our latest anti-homophobia initiative in commemoration of St. Valentine's Day. We believe as a society we should be celebrating love, diversity and the true meaning of self -love and friendship- which increases the self-esteem and over all well-being of any individual regardless of their sexual orientation or ge
Oscar De La O, President of BIENESTAR and Dr. Michael Gottlieb, who identified the first AIDS cases in the world, were honored guests at AIDS Research Alliance Word AIDS Day event — con Edward Pozuelos y Oscar De La O.
BIENESTAR, a Southern California-based social services organization primarily serving the Latino LGBT, HIV/AIDS and at-risk communities, is currently without a permanent Van Nuys center, severely impacting its ability to provide much-needed services to vulnerable constituencies. Here is how you can help.
It is hard to believe that after 30 years, ignorance, homophobia, transphobia, AIDSphobia and discrimination continue in our community. Yesterday afternoon, after only two days at BIENESTAR’s new location in Van Nuys, we were kicked out and locked out because of the “activities” we conduct and for “bringing disease” to the building.
Resolution sponsored by BIENESTAR calling on President and Congress to include "sexual orientation, gender identity" in landmark federal anti-discrimination laws is now headed to the Senate
In a historic call to action, today Assembly Member Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) successfully advanced AJR 43 out of the Assembly, moving the California Legislature a step closer in declaring that 'sexual orientation and gender identity' should be included alongside 'race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age
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