The Art

WILLIAM SCHULTZ A painter and illustrator currently living in Los Angeles, William Schultz studied painting in San Francisco and specializes in watercolor and colored pencil illustrations. Contact info: Instagram: williamfschultz. Etsy: etsy.com/shop/willfschultz

The Calendar

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 MEN OF STEEL 4TH ANNIVERSARY 9PM Casita Del Campo, 1920 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027. The Bearded Ladies Theater Troupe & Coffee Klatsch Presents. With Will Bethencourt, Nathan Carden, Mario Diaz, Aaron Elvis James, Chris Puckett, Ron Robbins and Chad Sanders. DESERT HEAT PALM SPRINGS PRIDE WEEKEND  The Saguaro Palm Springs, 1800…

The City

LOS ANGELES 10,000 Participate In AIDS Walk LA The 34th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles attracted approximately 10,000 participants last month in Downtown Los Angeles. The walk to end AIDS by raising money for AIDS research, is a 6.2-mile fundraising that began and ended at L.A. City Hall in Grand Park. Various celebrities attended the…

The Epidemic

Seeking Volunteers Study: treatment of abdominal obesity with daily injections of tesamorelin for six months to improve cognition in HIV+ individuals. BY VICTOR MELAMED Borrego Health has two Specialty Care clinics offering a number of primary services targeted toward those in the LGBTQ+ community, as well as those in treatment for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, PrEP…

The Event

Harmonia! A Queer Harvest Bash PHOTOS BY GREY CROUCH The Faultline graciously hosted a fundraiser—Harmonia—A Harvest Party to Save Cuties Coffee—last month. Sponsors included Ostbahnhof, Femme Domme Fatale, THE FIGHT, Goodbye and Sex Workers Outreach Project LA. Please support Cuties, LA’s only LGBTQIA+ coffee shop. Visit: www.patreon.com/cutiescoffee Evita: Pleasure Palace PHOTOS BY DUSTI CUNNINGHAM Back…

The Music

That GLORIOUS Voice Singer-songwriter John Grant’s fourth album Love Is Magic: dipping his toes much more in the kaleidoscopic synth pool. BY PAUL V. VITAGLIANO The first time I heard John Grant’s voice on a song called Marz on his debut album back in 2010, I literally had goosebumps and a warm tingle enveloping my entire…

The Nation

Matthew Shepard Laid to Rest In DC Matthew Shepard was finally laid to rest last month at the Washington National Cathedral—20 years after being killed by two men because he was gay. “It’s so important that we now have a home for Matt,” his father, Dennis Shepard, said at the start of the service. “A…

The Share

Another Year Sober We asked these three clean and sober individuals what it is like for them to recently be celebrating another year of sobriety.   Navigate My Life “Drugs and alcohol gave me wings, but took away the sky. Celebrating three years is a miracle. I’m still in the process of cleaning up the wreckage…

The Talk

Laid There “I laid there and prayed for death.” —Stormy Daniels on having sex with Donald Trump, on Jimmy Kimmel Live in an interview for her new book Full Disclosure, last month. The Fight “I believe in the fight for LGBTQ rights, and that any form of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender is…

The Transaction

Trans Is Beautiful A Trans Unity Rally, organized by Shane Nash, will take place at West Hollywood Park on November 9 at 7pm. Hundreds of transgender-rights activists gathered in Downtown Los Angeles last month to rail against the Trump Administration’s potential rollback of a proposal that protects trans rights. The protest followed a New York Times article which found…

The Art

Aaron McNally Born in Arizona where he studied sculpture, drawing, painting, and mixed media at Arizona State University, Aaron McNally transplanted to California in 2014 where he now resides. Working in his studio in downtown Los Angeles, McNally approaches each work with a different set of peramiters than the last. This results in unique works…

The Calendar

TOM OF FINLAND ART & CULTURE FESTIVAL. SEE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5 BEARRACUDA & KUB KAMP GAY DAYS 9PM Velvet Lounge, 416 W 4th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701. Furry men dance the night away for a ONE NIGHT ONLY special event during Gay Days Anaheim. Music by DJ Ryan Jones. AWAKENINGS: WEAVING OUR…

The City

Sparro (L), Lennox YUCCA VALLEY SINGER SAM SPARRO, DJ ZION LENNOX GET HITCHED Australian singer-songwriter Sam Sparro best known for his 2008 single Black and Gold, married partner Zion Lennox last month in a California desert ceremony, reports NewNowNext. Lennox, a DJ, shared an photo on Instagram writing, “So excited to be marrying the love…

The Home

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