January 25, 2020 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Tag: California


Honoring Gay Rights & Civil Rights Activist Bayard Rustin

January 21, 2020

January 21, 2020

On this day in history 67 years ago, gay civil rights organizer Bayard Rustin was arrested on a discriminatory, anti-gay...

New CA Bill to End the Epidemics of HIV, Hepatitis C and Other STDs in LGBTQ+ Community

January 18, 2020

January 18, 2020

Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) recently introduced a bill that would require state agencies to create and enforce a master...

Three CA Bills for the LGBTQ+ Community to Keep An Eye On

January 6, 2020

January 6, 2020

Three key pieces of California legislation that were tabled last year for various reasons will see the floor in 2020. ...

California One of Top States in Equality CA’s Legislative Scorecard

December 5, 2019

December 5, 2019

California earned top marks in Equality California’s recently released annual state legislative scorecard for 2019 Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide...

Big Queer Convo Takes on Tobacco Smoking Plight LGBTQ+ Community Faces

November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

New findings from #Out4Mental Health Statewide Community Survey and UCLA’s LGBTQ Tobacco Study interviews show how factors including homophobia and...

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...