The Calendar

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 DIRTY LOOKS: HOLIDAY BAZAAR 8PM-12AM Faultline, 4216 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029. The annual festive gathering, a messy Holiday Bazaar to queer the necessary seasonal pull of late-stage capitalism. Ten vendors, a photo booth, the caroling shenanigans of Tammie Brown and Trap Girl will resound with joy throughout our ears and hearts. …

The City

LONG BEACH  Ricardo Lara Makes History California Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) made history last month—winning the race to become California’s next State Insurance Commissioner, making him the state’s first openly LGBTQ statewide elected official. “Ricardo has been a champion for California’s LGBTQ and immigrant communities throughout his career, working to tear down barriers, ensure…

The Event

APLA Health’s 23rd Annual TOY BOX Gift Party PHOTOS BY DUSTI CUNNINGHAM The 23rd annual Toy Box Gift Party presented by APLA Health took place at West Hollywood’s Kimpton La Peer Hotel last month. This toy drive collects toys and gifts for Southern California families affected by HIV/AIDS. Toys will be distributed at APLA Health sites throughout…

Miley Cyrus On Being Gender NEUTRAL

In a conversation with The Sun, Miley Cyrus said: “I really do feel kind of just gender neutral, so I hate to just get on this, like, kind of feminist rant because I’m also a humanitarian,” reports Gay Times. “I’d rather focus on human rights and men also feeling super comfortable with themselves, just everyone…

BREAKING: Trump May Face “Real Prospect Of Jail Time”

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Sunday said that President Trump might “face the real prospect of jail time” after prosecutors indicated last week that he directed illegal payments during his 2016 presidential campaign, reports The Hill. “There’s a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office, the Justice Department may indict him. That he may…

The Nation

First Gay CA Democratic Party Leader Steps Down Eric Bauman, the leader of the California Democratic Party, the first gay person to lead the state’s party, has resigned following allegations of sexual misconduct—the latest politician forced to step down in the #MeToo era, reports Vox. Allegations that he had made sexually explicit comments and inappropriately…

Gay California Cop SUES For Discrimination

(Photo: Jay Brome) A former California Highway Patrol officer says his coworkers made his life miserable on the job because he’s gay, and he’s now suing the CHP for discrimination, reports The Advocate. Jay Brome, who was a CHP officer from 1996 until 2015, when he took leave due to medical stress, told The Sacramento…

Two Men Arrested In Stabbing ATTACK On Gay Couple

(Photo: Suspect Kealan Abraham) Police arrested two men in the assault and stabbing of a gay couple in Las Vegas last week, reports Fox 5. Kealan Abraham, 34, and Andre Duncan, 39, were arrested on Dec. 2 for battery with a deadly weapon, battery with use of deadly weapon result of substantial bodily harm and conspiracy…

Priest On Celine Dion’s Gender Neutral Clothing Line: “SATANIC,” Demonic.

A Pennsylvania-based priest has deemed Celine Dion’s new gender-neutral clothing line for kids “demonic” and “satanic,” reports Gay Star News. Dion launched the groundbreaking clothing line, called CELINUNUNU, last month. ‘CELINUNUNU believes that fashion builds concepts deep within our minds and changes thought patterns,’ the company said in a press release. ‘It aims to free…

The Talk

Brothers and Sisters “I feel a huge responsibility to protect my brothers and sisters in the LGBTQIA+ community, to protect women, to protect black folks, to protect immigrants…” —Janelle Monáe in a speech at Glamour’s 2018 Women of the Year event. Fine With It “I’m sure there’s going to be some people out there who…

DOLLY Parton On Drag Queens, Gays And Makeovers. WATCH!

(Photo: Dolly Parton) In an exclusive interview with “Nightline,” Parton dishes about her love life (including those rumors that she is secretly gay), losing a drag queen lookalike contest and building a multimillion-dollar entertainment empire, reports ABC News. Parton is a proud supporter of LGBT rights and even hosts “Gay Day” at her theme park,…