`In 1967, Jean Genet’s “Un Chant D’Amour” Was Taboo Everywhere But at L.A.’s Park...

This essay is part of a series on Queer underground cinema in the '60s.

How Pat Rocco Documented the Male Body, and the Start of L.A.’s Queer Resistance

This essay is part of a series on Queer underground cinema in the ‘60s.

Jacob Dekema, Who Designed California’s Freeways, Dies at 101

They called him the King of the Freeway

L.A.’s First Pride Parade, a Celebration Born From Strife

The Christopher Street West Parade, as it was initially named, had a rocky start.

Vice Versa: America’s First Lesbian Magazine, Made in Los Angeles

Before After Ellen, there was Vice Versa

Getting Down in Griffith Park: A History

The Griffith Park Gay-In was a long time coming

L.A.’s Long, Storied History of Chicks on Bikes

An East LA biker crew calls back to California’s rebellious roots

On Purim and Coming Out

On March 12, Jews will celebrate a holiday called Purim by reading the story told in the Scroll of Esther. In the story, Esther, a...

‘When We Rise’ chronicles gay history

Starting Feb. 27, ABC will begin airing “When We Rise,” a seven-part, eight-hour miniseries about the history of the gay rights movement, written and...

WORLD AIDS DAY: Common stitch of the AIDS Quilt and Rainbow flag, Cleve...

BY BRIAN BROMBERGER   |  It's not an exaggeration to say that longtime gay activist Cleve Jones has been involved with every major event...

HISTORY: Remembering 1973s “Up Stairs Lounge” in New Orleans, the massacre before Orlando

BY PAIGE COOPERSTEIN  |   Several dozen Metropolitan Community Church congregants clinked glasses and chatted on the night of June 24, 1973, at the Up...

Endorsement: Hillary Clinton makes her own best case for why you should vote for...

BY TROY MASTERS  |  The Pride Los Angeles is pleased to endorse Hillary Clinton for President of the United States of America. This election offers a...

Mark Thompson, Author, Photographer, Historian, Friend Dies at 63 (UPDATED)

BY KAREN OCAMB  |  UPDATED  |  Mark Thompson, photographer and author of several books on gay spirituality and the history of The Advocate died...

Hillary Clinton visits Pulse, condemns act of hate on Latino LGBT community (see video)

BY KAREN OCAMB  |  No matter how many times Donald Trump spat out the letters LG.BTQ during his historically long acceptance speech at the...

The Importance of Dean Hansell’s Appointment to the Los Angeles County Superior Court

  BY KAREN OCAMB  |  There’s a critical overlooked fact in the brief release from Gov. Jerry Brown’s press office announcing out attorney Dean Hansell’s appointment to serve...

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