May 26, 2020 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Category: HISTORY


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...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Rainbow Flag Creator

April 13, 2019

April 13, 2019

In response to a “Letter to the Editor” regarding the true identity for the historic rainbow flag creator My name...

A Look Behind Genderqueer “Rubbish and Dreams”

April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019

Queer artists of Los Angeles, get ready for an enriching evening on Saturday, April 13. The California LGBT Arts Alliance...

GAY LA: When Lesbian Visibility Was an L.A. Specialty

April 9, 2019

April 9, 2019

In 2017, West Hollywood’s Plummer Park hosted an exhibit titled Lesbians to Watch Out For: ’90s Queer L.A. Activism. On...

Hollywood’s First Out Gay Star Was So Much More

March 31, 2019

March 31, 2019

 In the 1920s and 30s, William Haines refused to play by society’s rules.  In the studio system of the silent...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: False Claims of Rainbow Flag Creator

March 26, 2019

March 26, 2019

One year after his death, Lynn Segerblom began a public campaign to rewrite history. In her statements to the media and public, she has identified herself as the sole creator of the Rainbow Flag, or sometimes as the co-creator. Her narrative continues to change. Lynn is now using her erroneous claims to solicit money for a documentary and a book.