November 18, 2019 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Author: <span class="vcard">Henry Giardina</span>


GAY LA: Judy Never Really Left Los Angeles

November 2, 2019

November 2, 2019

How the queer Icon has shaped L.A. There’s no doubt about it: 2019 is the year of Judy Garland. In...

GAY LA: Christine Jorgensen in Los Angeles

September 29, 2019

September 29, 2019

Meet the woman who changed everything. The Chateau Marmont is nothing short of an L.A. institution. Home (at one point...

GAY LA: The Queer Frontier

September 1, 2019

September 1, 2019

Literary lesbian Willa Cather may have found Long Beach in 1929 to be the most “hideous and vulgar place in...

GAY LA – When Drag Was All the Rage (But Queerness Wasn’t)

August 6, 2019

August 6, 2019

Today, it’s not hard to find drag culture wherever you are. From VH1, to Netflix, to Twitter, the language of...

GAY L.A. – New Doc Celebrates the Queer Legacy of Circus of Books

July 23, 2019

July 23, 2019

The Sunset Boulevard store was the first to go, back in 2016. Last year, the West Hollywood flagship Circus of...

GAY LA: The Fate of Damron Address Book?

July 14, 2019

July 14, 2019

Before AIDS, Airbnb and Grindr changed the face of gay life forever, there were limited ways of finding your people,...

GAY LA: Their Name Still Spells “Lesbian”

May 29, 2019

May 29, 2019

When SCWU, or Southern California Women for Understanding, started up in 1976, it quickly became the largest lesbian society in...

The Revolution Will Be Televised

May 27, 2019

May 27, 2019

For the first time ever, the L.A. Pride parade will air on live television.  When the first Los Angeles Pride...

GAY L.A. – Long Beach’s Central Place in Queer L.A. History

May 11, 2019

May 11, 2019

From an era-defining raid to a gentrification hotspot, a breakdown of Long Beach’s part in the movement. Long Beach’s queer...

GAY L.A. – A Fond Farewell to Daddy Issues

May 5, 2019

May 5, 2019

If you’re one of the many glittery L.A. queers who loves shaking a be-thonged ass for the camera, you may...