The Los Angeles LGBT Center (formerly L.A. Gay and 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.