October 14, 2019 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Category: HISTORY


GAY L.A.: The Last Los Angeles Bathhouse

January 14, 2019

January 14, 2019

Before the AIDS epidemic, bathhouses acted as a community center. But with way more sex. “To the left of me,”...

GAY L.A. COLUMN: Meet You On the Other Side

December 19, 2018

December 19, 2018

Remembering L.A.’s last great piano bar. Earlier this month, the New York Times ran a profile of Steve Ross, one...

Queer Origins of America’s Favorite Holidays

December 16, 2018

December 16, 2018

Before Puritans decided that Christmas and Thanksgiving were wholesome family-oriented festivals, they were X-rated queer sex fests. Historically, humans have...

The Fruitful Reign of Los Angeles’ Queer Mother Karina Samala

December 9, 2018

December 9, 2018

Since the 1990s, one woman has been keeping queer culture alive from Long Beach to L.A. With Ryan Murphy’s “Pose”...

40 Years After Harvey Milk’s Death: Where Are We Now?

November 27, 2018

November 27, 2018

About 41 years ago, first openly gay elected official Harvey Milk made history after winning a seat on the San...

Mourning Transgender Lives Lost so Far This Year

November 15, 2018

November 15, 2018

The transgender community is still one of the most targeted minorities in the United States. Not only are gender-nonconforming individuals...

CALENDAR 11/16 – 11/29: The best goings-on around and about L.A., period.

November 14, 2018

November 14, 2018

Closing Weekend: “Members Only” When: Now through November 18 Where: Los Angeles Theatre Center What: “Members Only” is a play...

L.A.THEATRE REVIEW: A Queer Eye for the Boxing Guy in “Members Only”

November 11, 2018

November 11, 2018

Playwright Oliver Mayer’s latest drama, “Members Only” delivers groundbreaking queer experience at LATC. By Jorge Paniagua When playwright Oliver Mayer’s...

A Breakdown of What all the LGBTQ+ Midterm Election Victories Mean

November 8, 2018

November 8, 2018

The Blue Wave that swept through the U.S. House certainly had a rainbow tinge to it, and the victories didn’t...

Transgender Awareness Month Kickoff in West Hollywood

November 4, 2018

November 4, 2018

Transgender Awareness Month has officially began and the City of West Hollywood is ready to honor the community with a...