January 22, 2020 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

Tag: History


Long Beach Drag Queen Jewels to Be Awarded Key to the City

December 17, 2019

December 17, 2019

The first drag queen in Long Beach history will receive a Key to the City tonight.  Jewels is a household...

40 Years After Harvey Milk’s Death: Where Are We Now?

November 27, 2018

November 27, 2018

About 41 years ago, first openly gay elected official Harvey Milk made history after winning a seat on the San...

GAY L.A. – How Lesbian Filmmaker Dorothy Arzner Transformed Filmmaking

October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018

During a time when filmmaking was all about grit, the all-but-out Arzner rose to the top. Early Hollywood was full...

Long, Dark History of West Hollywood’s Barney Beanery Against the LGBTQ+ Community

October 25, 2018

October 25, 2018

“Fagots Stay Out,” a misspelled sign over the bar at Barney’s Beanery in West Hollywood read since the 1940s. The...

The Radicalized foundation of PRIDE for the LGBTQ+ Community

October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018

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

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

October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018

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

Remembering an Unjustly Forgotten LGBTQ+ Author

October 4, 2018

October 4, 2018

Richard Hall’s stories are unflinching about gay life. So why isn’t he remembered more widely? It’s no secret that during...

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

October 3, 2018

October 3, 2018

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

GAY L.A.: The Long Fight for Bisexual Visibility

September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018

BiPOL, one of the first national organizations for bisexual awareness, made way for a host of bi resources in California....

The Category Is… L.A. Realness

August 8, 2018

August 8, 2018

“Pose” may have brought New York’s legendary ball scene to life. For LGBTQ+ Angelenos, vogue balls are just as vibrant...