The Art

JEFFREY BERTOLINI A Los Angeles based multidisciplinary artist Jeffrey Bertollini focuses on painting, drawing, sculpture and commercial installation. Currently working on a solo show, his personal body of work is a reflection of “self.” His, self.  Your, self.  Their, self.  Our, self. It’s meant to start a conversation with the inner turmoil of depression, anxiety…

The Calendar

THROUGH OCTOBER 20 LIBERATE THE BAR!—QUEER NIGHTLIFE ACTIVISM, AND SPACEMAKING, 11AM–6PM ONE Archives Gallery & Museum, 626 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, 90069. A multimedia exhibition that sheds light on the intricate relationship between nightlife, activism, and creative expression across space and time.  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 DIRTY LOOKS: PRESENTS: FERTILE LA TOYAH JACKSON THE VIDEO…

The City

WEST HOLLYWOOD PROTEST AT EQUINOX DUE TO TRUMP FUNDRAISER West Hollywood activists brought an anti-Trump demonstration to the front doors of Equinox and Soul Cycle in West Hollywood last month. The protest was in response to Equinox and Soul Cycle owner Stephen Ross hosting a top dollar fundraiser to benefit the re-election of Donald Trump.…

The Event

DTLA PROUD FESTIVAL Last month’s DTLA Proud Festival in Pershing Square was one of the largest LGBTQ gatherings in downtown history. With over 13,000 attendees, including over 100 queer-identified performers, artists, merchants and advocates, DTLA Proud Festival served up unity within the community. DTLA Proud Festival will return in 2020.

The Nation

TRUMP ADMIN ASKS COURT TO LEGALIZE FIRING LGBTQ WORKERS  Federal lawyers are asking the Supreme Court, for the first time, to explicitly limit the Civil Right Act’s protections to exclude LGBTQ people. The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court last month to declare that federal law allows private companies to fire workers based only on…

The Profile

Mosaic Wellness “I have not taken an OTC or prescription drug for inflammation, pain, arthritis, lack of sleep or anxiety since discovering all the benefits of the different CBD products.” Karin Clarke, a certified integrative health coach and owner of Mosaic Wellness, has been working in the cannabis industry for close to a decade. “I…

The Rostow Report by Ann Rostow

Now, a contractor basically need only wave a bible around in order to make those anti discrimination requirements vanish. TOUCHING ANECDOTE  It’s not exactly LGBT news, but I wanted to pass along a truly heart-warming story about the bond formed between a little 4-year-old girl and some construction workers that will make you believe that we…

The Talk

LIKE ME “It’s so crazy to be standing up here because you’d never think in a million years you’d get an award like this being a woman like me.” —Pose star Mj Rodriguez on becoming the first transgender woman to win Best Actress—Television at the Imagen Awards last month, an annual event honoring positive representations…

The Calendar

THROUGH OCTOBER 20 LIBERATE THE BAR! QUEER NIGHTLIFE ACTIVISM, AND SPACEMAKING, 11AM–6PM ONE Archives Gallery & Museum, 626 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, 90069. A multimedia exhibition that sheds light on the intricate relationship between nightlife, activism, and creative expression across space and time.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 24TH WOMEN ON A ROLL CELEBRATION Los Angeles…

The City

LONG BEACH CITY NAMES NEW LIBRARY AFTER BILLY JEAN KING The City of Long Beach named its new main library after Long Beach native and tennis icon Billie Jean King. The new Billie Jean King Library is a 93,000 square foot building located downtown at the southwest corner of the intersection of Broadway and Pacific…

The Epidemic

New Implant On The Horizon The device could eventually offer a novel approach to HIV suppression. A matchstick-sized implant could revolutionize HIV prevention regimes after early trials suggested the device could stop at-risk people contracting the virus for up to a year at a time, new research showed last month, reports Raw Story. Unveiling their…

The Nation

HOUSE PASSES PRIDE ACT PROVIDING TAX REFUNDS TO GAY COUPLES The Pride Act, approved last month by the House, which will now head to the Senate, would amend the Internal Revenue Code to remove gender-specific references to marriage and allow couples to amend their filing status to married filing jointly for tax returns outside of…

The Profile

Remedista The many ways CBD can make a huge difference in your life. CBD is still a relatively new market and many people are confused about the products, the quality and the benefits. Thankfully, Remedista is here to guide, educate and show you the many ways CBD can make a huge difference in your life. Marina,…

The Talk

Steer Clear “You should know that we’re unafraid of bullies. Our legal department is here, it’s queer, and it’s telling you to steer clear.” —Netflix in an email last month threatening the organizers of Boston’s “Straight Pride” with legal action after they listed the streaming platform as a “prospective corporate sponsor” for their anti-LGBT+ event…