(CALENDAR 9/21 – 10/4) The best LGBTQ+ goings-on around and about L.A. and SoCal

Palm Springs Diverse Cinema When: September 20-23 Where: Camelot Theatre, Palm Springs What: LGBTQ+ Film Festival Why: Representation on the Silver Screen matters.   West Hollywood's...

Apartments.com Opens Santa Monica Retail Location

Helping you navigate the Westside rental market. By Sam Catanzaro When Westside Rentals was acquired by Apartments.com earlier this year, there was some concern that...

CALENDAR: The best LGBTQ+ goings-on around and about L.A., period.

PROUD Picnic + Movie Night When: Saturday, September 8 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Where: Grand Park, Los Angeles What: Developed in collaboration with...

SoCal Local Brings Home Bronze Medal from 2018 Gay Games Paris

A Santa Monican’s journey to medaling in dance at the 10th anniversary of the Gay Games. By Brianna Kwasnik Ten years ago, now Santa Monica resident,...

When Cary Grant Carried on in Santa Monica

During Hollywood’s golden age, the iconic star had a bunch of high-profile boyfriends, and one high-profile life partner. In the 1930s and ‘40s, L.A. was...

Ariel Vargassal’s “Transcendence & Magic in the Everyday” Comes to Santa Monica

The LA-based artist was hand-picked by creator Issa Rae.

The Man Behind the Shoe Car

By MICHAEL RAY| In August of 2017, a familiar face returned to the Westside, renowned shoe repairman John Goli.  With a shoe rack’s worth...

Trans Teen Baseball Star Wins Trailblazer Award

Jake Hofheimer is the first transgender teen to win JQ International’s annual trailblazer award.

This Santa Monica Exhibit Features Colorful Portraits of Queer Artists

Part of the Art Up! Pop Up Exhibits Series

ALAC Arrives in Santa Monica for Ninth Year

Are YOU ready for this sci-fi techno ecstatic journey?