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BUSINESS FEATURE: Theatre for All at P3 Theatre Company

Progressive theatre for the entire community Long Beach has many quality venues for theatre, but one local theatre company not only offers top-notch theatrical performances but does so with a goal of equity for all.    P3 Theatre Company,...

LB MAYOR GARCIA: Parade Vs. Festival

Though complicated, Long Beach has a long-standing history in the LGBTQ+ community (see page 9). From the iconic “Gayborhood,” to the plentiful classic gay bars, it seems a natural fit for the city to have its own Pride celebration.  Long Beachers love their community,...

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Why Have LGBTQ+ Pride Events?

Living in a hyper-liberal bubble like Long Beach, or the entirety of California for that matter, often creates an illusion of peace and acceptance. Yet, it feels like everyday that we’re reading headlines about the Trump Admisistration and Health and Human Services opposing the...

The Best Pregame Cocktails in LB for Pride Weekend

Glitter? Check. Rainbow socks? Check. Pride Festival Squad? Check! Long Beach Pride weekend is upon us and we couldn't be more excited... and sober. What? Sober? This won't do! The Pride L.A. spoke to some local bartenders to find out the perfect pregame...

BREAKING: House Passes Equality Act LGBTQ rights Bill

Despite previously aggressive pushback from Republican lawmakers, the US House of Representatives passed the Equality Act on Friday, May 17. This bill ensures protection for LGBTQ+ peoples from discrimination in housing, the workplace, public accommodations, and other settings.

Organizing Rainbows: Meet the Makers

Long Beach Pride: You know, you love it. With just as much fun and half the amount of people as L.A. Pride, who wouldn’t? There’s so much that goes into Pride weekend, from the festival and parade, to spin-off events for families and teens, to award ceremonies....

FEATURE: California Families in Focus

Empowering young members of the LGBTQ+ community California Families in Focus (CFF), founded by CEO Maria Angel Macias and Robert Charles Spieth III, strives to empower young members of the LGBTQ+ community through educational and art driven programs.  Not only...

Stans 2: Los Angeles’ Premier Adult Superstore

By Staff Writer Located on Walnut Drive backed up to the 60 Freeway (between freeway off-ramps; Nogales and Fairway north of the freeway) in Rowland Heights, Stans Adult Store has achieved what many businesses in Los Angeles wish they could. Since...

Financial Uncertainty of Long Beach Pride

Festival officials hope to bounce back after significant financial losses since 2014.  By Jorge Paniagua Since 2014, the Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Festival & Parade has seen a significant drop in revenue. It reached an all-time low...

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