October 24, 2019 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Tag: California


GAY LA: Their Name Still Spells “Lesbian”

May 29, 2019

May 29, 2019

When SCWU, or Southern California Women for Understanding, started up in 1976, it quickly became the largest lesbian society in...

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Why Have LGBTQ+ Pride Events?

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

Living in a hyper-liberal bubble like Long Beach, or the entirety of California for that matter, often creates an illusion...

FEATURE: California Families in Focus

May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019

Empowering young members of the LGBTQ+ community California Families in Focus (CFF), founded by CEO Maria Angel Macias and Robert...

Intersex Rights Bill Tabled Until Next Year

April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019

A state bill designed to provide intersex individuals with informed consent for medical treatments regarding their sex characteristics has been...

CA Legislature to Make PrEP More Accessible

April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019

HIV preventative medication could become more easily accessible thanks to Senate Bill 159 –  a piece of legislature that authorize...

UPDATE: Federal Court Grants U.S. Citizenship to Twin son of Brentwood Gay Couple

February 26, 2019

February 26, 2019

A federal judge in California ruled Thursday, Feb. 21 that a son of a gay married couple in Brentwood has...

California Legislation to Prohibit Unnecessary Genital Surgery on Intersex Babies

February 5, 2019

February 5, 2019

Legal rights for intersex individuals (people born with variations in their sex characteristics, including genitalia) took a large step forward...

New Year, New State Law-Mandated Gender Representation

January 10, 2019

January 10, 2019

The new year brought a handful of new state laws, including SB179, which allows for a third gender marker option...

California Welcomes Third Gender Option on Driver’s Licenses, State IDs

January 3, 2019

January 3, 2019

A third gender option is now available on California driver’s licenses and state identification cards. This is a major victory...

A War on Cross-Dressing: Los Angeles’ Anti-Masquerading Ordinance of 1889 Targeted the Growing Queer Population of Los Angeles

October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018

A little over a hundred years after the City of Los Angeles was founded, the Anti-Masquerading Ordinance of 1889 was...