COLUMN: Living in the Safest LGBTQ+ City in the United States

By Elijah Root-Sanchez Waking up and watching the news each morning can be exhausting. There is a constant battle  for federal rights and social acceptance...

The Radicalized foundation of PRIDE for the LGBTQ+ Community

Considered a more radical LGBTQ+ activist group, Personal Rights in Defense and Education (PRIDE), was founded in 1966 and paved the way for radical...

A Queer Spooktacular: 5 LGBTQ+ Halloween events in L.A. This Month

It’s the most wonderful time of year, Halloween! Let the horror movies, pumpkin carving, seances, parties and general debauchery begin. Besides the easy theme...

The Founding Folk of L.A. Were LGBTQ-Friendly, Celebrated “Two-Spirited” Tribe Members

LGBTQ+ history in Los Angeles begins well before Los Angeles even existed. Before colonial settlers took over in 1781, L.A. was called Yang Na...

From “Sociopathic” to “Sexual Deviation,” Dr. Hooker Fought for the L.A. LGBTQ+ Community

One of the larger, uphill battles for the LGBTQ+ community has been fighting the classification of “criminal” or “crazy.” One woman on the forefront...

CALENDAR 10/6-10/15: Five LGBTQ+ Events Happening Near You, Los Angeles

Equality Fashion Week When: Friday, Oct. 5 - Tuesday, Oct. 9 Where: Montrose West Hollywood What: L.A.'s premiere LGBTQ+ Fashion Week Why: This innagural event...

First LGBTQ+ Church in Los Angeles Celebrates 50 years or Resilience and Acceptance

For many religious members of the LGBTQ+ community, accepting oneself can mean rejecting the Church. However, for Reverend Troy D. Perry, it simply meant...

LGBT HISTORY MONTH: Los Angeles’ First Porn Theatre Getting Renovated

Often titled the oldest stage venue in Los Angeles, Theatre Merced has a long standing, titillating history in the LGBTQ+ community. In January 1971,...

Los Angeles, Get Ready for Lamda LitFest!

The second annual Lambda LitFest Los Angeles is just around the corner! Designed to celebrate contemporary voices honoring and expanding on the rich, diverse tradition...

L.A. Hospital to Offer Makeup Classes for Transgender Women Looking for Support and Confidence

In today’s society, people cultured female are often raised using makeup from adolescence. However, for transgender women who undergo gender transition later in life,...

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