The Art

DANIEL HIRSCH Sr. Creative/Art Director “Starting out as a set designer in L.A. was intimidating, to say the least. I was surrounded by so much talent and well-connected talent… I was nervous I wasn’t good enough, didn’t know the right software, and that there was always someone better than me waiting to take the next…

The Calendar

MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS TRANSACTION 1PM-3PM  Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323) 993-2900 or visit: www.mytranswellness.org. A social support group for transgender women at any stage of gender transition, many participants are in a marginal or transitional living situation. Facilitated by Friends Community Center.  EVERY TUESDAY BLUSH 2PM-4PM Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323)…

The City

WEST HOLLYWOOD REVOLVER VIDEO BAR AND MICKY’S NIGHTCLUB RE-OPEN Revolver Video Bar and Micky’s Nightclub have re-opened after being closed for well over a year during the pandemic. Revolver opened on Wednesday, June 16th and Micky’s opened on July 1st to the delight of its loyal customers who were concerned that the two gay bars would be…

The Profile

METROPOLITAN ANIMAL SPECIALTY HOSPITAL Located in the heart of Hollywood, providing high quality specialty and emergency pet care, 24/7 Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital (MASH), a 24-hour specialty and emergency animal hospital located on 6565 Santa Monica Blvd., in the heart of Hollywood, offers veterinary Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency and Critical Care, Dermatology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Cardiology,…

The Art

STANLEY FRANK (SENSATION) Artist, DJ, and Performer Stanley Frank (Sensation) has been a staple in the nightlife scenes of San Francisco and Los Angeles for over fifteen years. Whether playing out, creating art or acting, Stanley’s world is one imbued in saturated color, romanticism and humour. An avid scholar of music, art history and culture,…

The City

WEST HOLLYWOOD WHITE PARTY FOUNDER JEFFREY SANKER DEAD AT 65. RIP Jeffrey Sanker, the CEO and founder of White Party circuit party events, passed away last month. The cause of death according to several sources was liver cancer. He was 65. “He was an iconic figure in gay history with his creation of the White…

The Rostow Report by Ann Rostow

The State Department has put an end to those unfair rules that meant Americans with kids born outside the country to their foreign-born legal spouses would not become automatic citizens. Now they will, just like the kids born to straight binational ex-pats. IS THAT A PISTOL IN YOUR POCKET? I’ve lost track of the legislative…

The Share

IT GETS BETTER SOBER  We checked in with these clean and sober individuals with various lengths of sobriety to see how life has improved for them in their recovery. BY PAULO MURILLO REAL FEELINGS “Today I know how to solve all my problems through my recovery. It doesn’t matter how good, or how bad, I…

The Art

LAUREN YS (they/them/儉) Lauren YS is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work is influenced by multiple stages of focus, both geographically and in practice. With dynamic bouts in academics, literature and writing, teaching, illustration, and animation leading up to their arrival in the urban art sphere, the influences of these phases of their own career…

The Calendar

MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS TRANSACTION 1PM–3PM  Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323) 993-2900 or visit: www.mytranswellness.org. A social support group for transgender women at any stage of gender transition, many participants are in a marginal or transitional living situation. Facilitated by Friends Community Center.  EVERY TUESDAY BLUSH 2PM–4PM Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323)…

The City

LOS ANGELES LGBT CENTER CELEBRATES OPENING OF NEW YOUTH HOUSING Two years after opening its flagship Anita May Rosenstein Campus, the Los Angeles LGBT Center celebrated the grand opening of its newest building: the Michaeljohn Horne & Thomas Eugene Jones Youth Housing, last month. Located directly across the street from the revolutionary Campus and next…

The Final Fight

STAND IN YOUR TRUTH “Stand in your truth. Never let anyone intimidate you. Continue the work to move the conversation forward, especially now with the assault on the trans community. It’s important to remember that no matter how hard others may try to stop progress, they will never succeed. They might slow it down, but…

The Rostow Report by Ann Rostow

“… There’s nothing like a Democratic governor to keep a state on an even keel. As a Texan, I’m jealous. And as a former Californian, I am mildly worried to see the Golden State once again devolve into recall mayhem.” CHEER’S MIDDLE FINGER I’m fascinated by the frustrated 14-year-old cheerleader, who got dropped from the…

The Share

POST COVID SOBRIETY We asked these clean and sober individuals where they are in their recovery and what they look forward to most as LA County lifts restrictions on indoor group gatherings BY PAULO MURILLO THE CENTER “I wouldn’t feel as solidified in my sobriety if the pandemic hadn’t happened because I’m doing a Zoom…

The Art

REMY GIERKE “I am interested in the intersection of the varied meanings of the word fantasy. Utilizing crafts and aesthetics from the literary style to examine a place where mundane idle thoughts, blend with sexual desire and magic. My work branches into two series: The first are the Landscape paintings, and the second are from the…

The Calendar

MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS TRANSACTION 1PM–3PM  Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323) 993-2900 or visit: www.mytranswellness.org. A social support group for transgender women at any stage of gender transition, many participants are in a marginal or transitional living situation. Facilitated by Friends Community Center.  EVERY TUESDAY BLUSH 2PM–4PM Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323)…