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Queer Latinx Filmmakers Breaking the Silence

By: Zhang Qihang   In a line-up of six Latinx filmmakers, Kase Pena begins her speech with a protest against implicit discrimination in Hollywood. “There is still a long way for many and many young talented Latinx queer filmmakers to go,” Kase said. The panel discussion, “We are Here: Queer Latinx Filmmakers,” took...

Bill for Gender Neutral Pronouns in State Statutes, Policies Passes Assembly Judiciary Committee

The use of gender neutral pronouns in state policies and regulations passed in the Assembly Committee today. Assembly Concurrent Resolution 260 won in a bipartisan vote of 7-0 and is authored by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), Chair of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus. It is also co-authored by all...
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Gay Porn performer brutally attacked by straight men in WeHo over the weekend

  https://twitter.com/TheWesleyWoods/status/1027994029277888512?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1027994029277888512&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fhornet.com%2Fstories%2Fwesley-woods-gay-bashed%2F Gay porn performer Wesley Woods posted a video on Twitter over the weekend announcing that he was gay bashed in West Hollywood.  In his video, his lip is stitched up and his nose is bruised. He begins: “Hi y’all, Wesley Woods here, your friendly neighborhood ho. On Wednesday, Aug. 8,...

WeHo Gay Bar The Abbey Caught in the Middle of Transphobic Allegations Over the...

The Abbey Bar and Grill is making headlines again this summer – this time for an alleged transphobic transgression on its part. Transgender rights activist, XQsi Magazine publisher and Coalicion Translatina President Bamby Salcedo accused this WeHo bar’s employee of disrespecting, misgendering and pushing one of her staff members...

Toucans Tiki Lounge to Maintain fun Gay Club Notoriety under New Owners

Beloved Palm Springs gay nightclub Toucans Tiki Lounge is expected to stay true to its past, even under new management in September. The new owners, Chef and restauranteur Tara Lazar, F10 beverage director Steen Bojsen-Moller and marketing CEO Dave Morgan said that live entertainment will continue to be the...

Studies show correlation between identifying LGBTQ+, left-handedness?

COLUMN – For those of you who leave meetings with ink or pencil lead smeared down the side of your hand, bump elbows dining next to a righty or for those who awkwardly hold a right-handed mouse with a stiff formality – this day is for you. Yes, today...

Is Dr. Pepper queer? Or is advertising missing the mark on inclusivity?

Dr. Pepper’s latest LGBT+ advertisements is receiving mixed reviews on Twitter. The ad, originally seen in a Swedish gay magazine, depicts the “top” and “bottom” of the can of soda with a full shot of the can with the word “Vers” underneath it, a slang term for versatile – referring...

Costa Rica Legalizes Gay Marriage, Equal Rights

The ban on same-sex marriage in Costa Rica has been found unconstitutional. The Supreme Court gave lawmakers a year and a half to legalize gay marriage. The local Roman Catholic Church and evangelical groups have long-oopses this. The court ruling was seen as a big win for gay rights...

Taming the Flocks of Bird Scooters

Will electric scooter companies make their way down to LGBTQ+ hotspots like West Hollywood or Long Beach?  A year ago, electric scooters were a fringe mode of transportation in Los Angeles, but with the launch of Bird scooters last fall and Lime Scooters soon after, these devices are now zipping...

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