October 14, 2019 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Category: HISTORY


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...

35th Anniversary for AIDS Walk Los Angeles

July 28, 2019

July 28, 2019

This week 35 years ago in history, actor Rock Hudson publicly announced that he had AIDS. He was one 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,...

Going Bak in Time with a Photographer

May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019

Spying a thirteen-year-old Sunny Bak, amongst a crowd of New York paparazzi, Elizabeth Taylor showed concern that the young photographer...

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...

LGBTQ Seniors Share Their Stories of Love in NewStages’ “I Do!”

May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

NewStages is providing an artistic outlet for the LGBTQ+ seniors in the Los Angeles area. Comprising of 10-25 participants at...

BREAKING: House Passes Equality Act LGBTQ rights Bill

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

Despite previously aggressive pushback from Republican lawmakers, the US House of Representatives passed the Equality Act on Friday, May 17....

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...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another Defense for Rainbow Flag Creator

April 15, 2019

April 15, 2019

A second response to a “Letter to the Editor” regarding the true identity for the historic rainbow flag creator As a...