For Pride, Senator Kamala Harris Calls for a “Coalition”

For all his bloviating on subjects from the media to “covfefe,” Pride month went by without even a canned statement from President Donald Trump. But another Washington newcomer, California Senator Kamala Harris, has filled the silence left by the commander and chief with a video recalling her efforts to fight for marriage equality and offering the LGBTQ community her full support.

Do the Gays Still Approve of Kathy Griffin?

Kathy Griffin has been an unsung hero of gays everywhere since her role as restaurant critic Vicki Groener on the little appreciated late-90’s sitcom, “Suddenly Susan.” Since the pinnacle of her success, Griffin has played into her D-list celebrity status, even going so far as to make a reality show about it called, what else, “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.”

Trump Appointee Tries Hiding Homophobic, Sexist Trail

Charmaine Yoest is no ally

LAUSD Sets Restrictions on Immigration Officials in Schools

In a new resolution, LAUSD laid out a comprehensive set of guidelines for dealing with the growing threat of deportation to immigrant populations

LGBT and Minority Groups Find Solace in the Second Amendment

As the Trump Administration grows more threatening, oppressed groups are reaching for their guns

LA Pride March to Be Replaced With Protest March

The usually colorful parade will take place on June 11 this year under the banner #ResistMarch.
Gavin Grimm

Los Angeles LGBT Center Speaks Out On Gavin Grimm Transgender Case

On the heels of the Trump administration’s reversal of the federal government’s position on transgender rights, on March 6, the Supreme Court chose not...

Paul Koretz Wins 3rd Term in Fifth Council District Election

  5th District Councilmember Paul Koretz won reelection for a third term in the March 5 elections, with just under 66 percent of the vote. Koretz,...
Mike Bonin votes with his son, Jacob at a CD 11 polling booth.

Mike Bonin Cruises to Victory in Local District Election

Mike Bonin, the 11th District Los Angeles City councilmember easily won a second term in the March 5 election, garnering 70 percent of the...

Trump lifts transgender student protections

Much to the dismay of the LGBT advocates who sought to keep guidance barring discrimination against transgender kids in schools and assuring access to...

State Department’s LGBT envoy to remain in place

The Trump administration will allow the position of special U.S. envoy to promote LGBT and intersex rights abroad to remain in place at the...

Eric Bauman gets Equality California endorsement to head California Democratic Party

Equality California’s endorsement of Eric Bauman for Chair of the California Democratic Party (CDP) on Monday seems like a no-brainer. Bauman has been a...
GLSEN Executive Director Eliza Byard

LGBT groups urge Trump admin to keep trans protections

Following a signal from the U.S. Justice Department that guidance protecting transgender students may be on the chopping block, a trio of LGBT groups...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Sworn Into Office

Prop 8 Defender Chuck Cooper likely pick for US Solicitor General by new AG...

Maybe Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was just really excited about being sworn in Thursday as the new US Attorney General, but his raised hand...

Criticized for anti-LGBT, racist views, Sessions confirmed as AG

The U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as U.S. attorney general after a rancorous debate that included the silencing of Sen. Elizabeth...