LA CENTER HOSTS NATION’S 1st GLITTER RUN. Sign up by June 30 at GlitterRun.org to take advantage of early-bird registration and save $15.

LOS ANGELES LGBT CENTER TO HOST NATION’S 1st GLITTER RUN, A 7-COLOR 5K FUN RUN/WALK TO CELEBRATE CITY’S DIVERSITY August 20 Event Traverses Hollywood on Iconic Hollywood Blvd. LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2017—Be bold, be proud, and bedazzled while participating in The Glitter Run, a 7-color 5K fun run/walk on Sunday, August 20, that benefits…

YOU MADE HISTORY THIS PAST WEEKEND! KEEP UP THE FIGHT!

(THE FIGHT’s Tom Pardoe with International Mister Leather 2017 Ralph Bruneau.) Simply put, you made the GIANT statement. We hope you felt #ResistMarch was meaningful and energizing.  Over 100,000 of you showed up in the spirit of unity and action that’s going to be needed to get our country back on the right track.  Just the sight of you…

AIDS/LifeCycle – Ride in Progress!

AIDS/LifeCycle is a fully supported, 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money and awareness in the fight against HIV/AIDS. AIDS/LifeCycle 2017 is taking place now – through June 10, 2017. Upcoming events:  AIDS/LifeCycle Candlelit Vigil WHEN: Friday, June 9, 7:00PM – 9:00PM WHERE: San Buenaventura State Beach Everyone is welcome…

#ResistMarch -THE COUNTDOWN IS ON!

SUNDAY, JUNE 11 HOLLYWOOD & HIGHLAND 8AM Ten days, and counting. That’s all we have left until we take the streets and the timing couldn’t be more appropriate. Just turning on your TV or visiting a news site gives you a new reason every day to march with us. So here’s what you should keep…

MeUndies “Celebrate Yourself” Supports The Los Angeles LGBT Center

MeUndies is launching its first-ever Pride campaign known as “Celebrate Yourself.” For every pair of this specially-selected underwear sold, $1 will be donated to the Los Angeles LGBT Center—the world’s largest provider of programs and services for LGBT people—benefiting the Center’s youth services. The following LGBT social media influencers and notable figures have thrown their…

American Beauty

The #ResistMarch takes place on Sunday, June 11, 8am-1pm. It will start in Los Angeles, at the intersection of Hollywood and Highland.  It will end in West Hollywood. When any American’s rights are under threat, all our rights are threatened. We are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer. We are people of color. We are people of…

Be The Storm

“Fighting for justice, and winning, is what we know how to do. It’s one of the things we do best.” Excerpts from a speech by Lorri L. Jean, CEO, Los Angeles LGBT Center at “An Evening With Women,” last month.  …When we gathered here last May, I began my remarks with a joke about Donald Trump.…

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 City

Solidarity March, Rally For Gay Chechens In an urgent effort to help stop the atrocities happening against LGBT people in the Russian republic of Chechnya—in which hundreds of gay men are reportedly being kidnapped and tortured in concentration camp-like facilities to “purge” the country of homosexuality—a solidarity march and rally—“Eyes On Chechnya”—was held downtown last…

The Epidemic

Eradicating HIV New treatment method might lead to the end of AIDS. BY VICTOR MELAMED Researchers believe they have found a new method to execute the “shock and kill” strategy aiming to eliminate HIV hiding in viral reservoirs inside our own T cells, reports David Artavia at hivplusmag.com. Even though an HIV-positive person on antiretroviral therapy…

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 Talk

Holy Hell “I don’t think about it. It’s not a thing. I go to work. I manage a lot of people. I cover the news. I deal with holy hell around me. I go home to the man I’m in love with.” —Fox News anchor Shepard Smith speaking at the University of Mississippi’s Meek School…