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OUT ON THE MOUNTAIN! SEPT. 22! | GO TO: OutOnTheMountain.com/FIGHT SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 RUSH Tom of Finland Foundation, 1421 Laveta Ter, Los Angeles, CA. 9pm–2am. Tickets & Info: www.eventbrite.com/e/rush-tickets-35215400210. A play party for men presented by the Los Angeles Band of Brothers. Discover the depths of fraternity. 21+, WORK HARD, PLAY HARDER  Eagle LA, 4219 Santa Monica Blvd,…

The City

LOS ANGELES Center Holds First Glitter Run The LA LGBT Center attracted thousands of participants and spectators to its very first Glitter Run 5K run/walk on Hollywood Boulevard last month. Participants were covered in glitter while traveling through seven glitter stations along the route. The runners/walkers were treated to a “Dazzling Dance After-Party” at the…

Changing The Face Of Pride

Ryan Cassata The DTLA Proud Festival takes place this month on August 26 and 27—once again at Pershing Square—from 12pm-10pm. BY ORLY LYNNE Last year a grassroots group of local residents, business owners, community leaders and queer nightlife producers came together to form DTL A Proud. “We were born from the idea that together we could…

Get A Clue

See the 1985 cult classic Clue, outdoors at the iconic Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Friday, August 11, benefiting the LA LGBT Center. BY ORLY LYONNE Lesley Ann Warren has never seen a movie in a cemetery before. That will change on Friday, August 11 when the Golden Globe Award-winning actress takes part in the screening of…

Ventura County Pride

Live entertainment with Lady Bunny as emcee, over 60 vendors, food trucks, beer, wine, and more! Ventura County Beachside Pride Festival, taking place Friday–Sunday, August 18-20, 2017, is a weekend-long event that celebrates the LGBT community, supporters, and allies in Ventura County. Friday–Sunday, August 18-20, a weekend-long event celebrating the LGBT community Friday, August 18:…

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  SEE SUNDAY, AUGUST 20 TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 OVER THE RAINBOW  Praz-Delavallade, 6150 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Tues-Sat / 11am-6pm, through August 29. Over the Rainbow pays tribute to all the brave artists who defend the human rights of all people. FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 CUM TO ATTENTION Bullet Bar, 10522 Burbank Blvd, North Hollywood,…

Behind The Curtain: Todrick Hall

West Coast Premiere of Katherine Fairfax Wright’s documentary, part of the Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival. Last year Todrick Hall, the singer, dancer, actor, director, American Idol sensation, and YouTube superstar unveiled his biggest project yet: The Wizard Of Oz—inspired musical Straight Outta Oz. Influenced largely by his small-town Texas upbringing and his close…

Friday Flights

A summer series of interdisciplinary happenings, brings together Los Angeles-based artists to respond to the Getty Center’s unique architecture and gardens and forge new connections to the collections and exhibitions. July 14 Visual artist Molly Surno presents We of Me, a choreographed soundscape featuring Brian Chase of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and 20 men who…

San Diego Pride

  San Diego’s Pride Festival will take place July 15–16, in Balboa Park, and will include over 90 acts across 4 different stages. The multi-platinum female music group En Vogue will be headlining at San Diego’s Pride Festival this month. “We are excited to perform at San Diego Pride this year! It’s always been important…

Celebrating PRIDE

The LA Pride Festival returns to West Hollywood park for two days of live entertainment and community programming on June 10th and 11th.   BY VICTOR MELAMED This year’s Main stage at the LA Pride Festival, renamed the Park Stage Presented by Blue Shield, will feature a collection of pop artists including established and emerging…

One City One Pride 2017

A sampling of West Hollywood City’s June Pride events. For a complete list visit: www.weho.org/pride.   FRIDAY, JUNE 2 LESBIANS TO WATCH OUT FOR: ‘90S L.A. ACTIVISM Plummer Park, Long Hall, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd. Opening reception June 2 from 7pm-9pm. Runs through June 30. This year marks the 24th anniversary of the National Dyke March…

OUTFEST Los Angeles

God’s Own Country Eleven days of not to be missed world-class films, panels, and parties. July 6–16, 2017. BY ORLY LYONNE Each summer Outfest Los Angeles screens more than 150 feature and short films to an audience more than 40,000 people. Outfest Los Angeles is the oldest film festival in Los Angeles and is considered…

The History

Back To The Future The first CSW Pride parade in L.A. was considered a protest march, as well as a celebration. Christopher Street West (CSW) is named after New York City’s famed Christopher Street, the June 1969 site of the Stonewall Rebellion. The CSW parade was started in June 1970 the year following the Stonewall Riot,…

The Transaction

Trans Pride L.A. June 16-17 at The Village. With special guest trans activist and fitness model Aydian Dowling. BY ORLY LYONNE The 19th annual Trans Pride L.A. festival, one of the oldest and largest trans celebrations in the country, take places on Friday and Saturday, June 16-17, at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza in…

Upcoming Prides

LGBT Pride festivals and parades through May and June 2017.   LONG BEACH PRIDE CELEBRATION Saturday, May 20—Sunday, May 21,  11am–10pm. Entrances: MAIN GATE (On Shoreline Drive south of Ocean Blvd.) PINE GATE (On Shoreline Drive & Shoreline Village) LINDEN GATE (From the Convention Center parking lot). LB Pride Parade Sunday: 10:30am. Route: Ocean Ave. at…

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WEDNESDAY MAY 3 OUTFEST—90 MILES West Hollywood Library, 625 N San Vicente Blvd. 7:30pm. Juan Carlos Zaldivar’s 90 Miles (2001) tells the personal tale of the filmmaker’s journey at age 13 from a small town in Cuba to Miami. Zaldivar will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A. GIRL POWER! A DRAGALICIOUS SPICE GIRLS TRIBUTE Redline…