LA LGBT Center Responds to The Refusal to Bring Charges Against Police Officers for Killing Breonna Taylor

(Breonna Taylor, RIP) In response to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s announcement [yesterday] that a grand jury will not bring charges against Louisville police officers for the killing of Breonna Taylor, Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Director of Policy and Community Building Terra Russell-Slavin issued the following statement: “The Los Angeles LGBT Center is outraged by…

LA Pride Spearheads Virtual “Pride Stride” To Support National Coming Out Day

Spearheaded by LA Pride, LGBTQ+ Pride organizations from across America have come together to create the first-ever national “Pride Stride” Virtual Run. In partnership with EnMotive, producers of the Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k series, the nationwide LGBTQ+ virtual 5k/10k event will commemorate National Coming Out Day on Sunday, October 11, 2020. More than 30 Pride organizations across the country,…

WeHo’s RAGE Nightclub Closing Permanently

(The Rage Nightclub 2020 – Photo by Paulo Murillo for WEHO TIMES) Iconic Rage Nightclub, located at 8911 Santa Monica Blvd, is permanently closing after operating in the heart of West Hollywood’s Boystown (now known as the LGBT Rainbow District) for 37 years, reports WEHOTIMES. According to sources, the restaurant/bar and multi-level nightclub did not…

Awwww. Religious Leader Who Called Coronavirus “God’s Punishment For Gays” Hospitalized With COVID

(Photo: Patriarch Filaret) A religious leader who previously blamed the coronavirus pandemic on LGBTQ people has been hospitalized with complications from COVID-19, reports LGBTQ Nation. Ukraine’s Patriarch Filaret – the leader of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, one of the biggest branches of Christianity in the country that claims it has 15 million followers in the nation…

Pete Buttigieg Joins Joe Biden’s White House Transition Team

Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has joined Joe Biden’s White House transition team, which would oversee the transfer of power if the party wins in November, reports the New York Post. Buttigieg is joining the team’s advisory board, Biden’s campaign announced Saturday. The ex-mayor of South Bend, Ind. — who was among those who…

First Black Trans Woman, Sharon-Franklin Brown, New President Of LA Pride

(Sharon-Franklin Brown) Christopher Street West, producer of the annual LA Pride parade and festival, today announced the resignation of its president, Estevan Montemayor, and the installation of Sharon-Franklin Brown. Brown will be the first Black transgender woman to head the organization, reports WEHOVille. The change in leadership comes after a difficult year for CSW. The…