January 20, 2021 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Top 10 LGBTQ+ News Stories of 2018

2018 was a busy year in the LGBTQ+ community. While the familiar topics of national Gay rights and international marriage rights, new conversations and debates took place around the Trump Administration’s direct attacked on the transgender community. California banned all gay conversion therapy, thousands were turned away at an over-capacity L.A. Pride and queer representation in Entertainment is steadily rising. As 2019 approaches, here are 10 Pride L.A. stories from 2018 that are worth revisiting.

1. Hippocratic Oath Under Threat in Trump’s America

January 26, 2018

2. Bathroom Complaints Flushed

February 23, 2018

3. L.A. Leather Pride Contestants Soak Up SoCal

March 23, 2018

4. WeHo Mayor’s Sexual Harassment Case

April 6, 2018

 

5. April Showers Bring Gay Proms

May 20, 2018

6. Turning Up Before Being Turned Away at L.A. Pride

June 12, 2018

7. Putting an End to Gay Conversion Therapy

August 24,2018

Photo: Getty Images.

8. Church Chain to LGBTQ: Just Pray the Gay Away

September 7, 2018

Photo: Facebook.

9. First LGBT Church Celebrates 50 Years

October 5, 2018

10. Transgender Awareness Month Kicks off in West Hollywood

November 4, 2018

A Trans Lives Lost alter at Community Health Center’s “Drag of the Dead”
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