BREAKING: Senate Confirms Pete Buttigieg As Secretary Of Transportation

In response to today’s Senate confirmation of Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of Transportation, the Los Angeles LGBT Center issued the following statement: “The Los Angeles LGBT Center congratulates Pete Buttigieg on the historic occasion of becoming the first openly LGBTQ person to be appointed to a permanent Cabinet position. From presidential candidate to Secretary of Transportation, Buttigieg has broken…

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LOS ANGELES  FAULTLINE BAR CLOSES AT ITS FOUNDING LOCATION, SEEKS NEW HOME The Fautline Bar has closed at its founding location at 4216 Melrose Avenue. In an interview with Qvoice News, the bar’s co-owner Ruby De Fresno confirmed the bar has moved out of its home on Melrose Ave after 26 years. De Fresno says…

Trans Recording Artist SOPHIE Dead At 34. RIP

The Scottish recording artist, DJ, and producer SOPHIE has died at the age of 34 after what the artist’s team characterized as a “sudden accident” in Athens, Greece, reports Towleroad. NME reports: “An official statement from the artist’s team has confirmed the news to NME. SOPHIE was 34. ‘It is with profound sadness that I have to inform…

Radiant Health Centers Goes Back to the Future with Annual Gala / Fundraiser

Community champions and business leaders are set to attend  Radiant Health Centers‘ marquee annual gala on February 6. With its Back to the Future theme, Orange County’s most influential advocates and change makers will virtually come together for a fun and engaging digital evening celebrating the past, present and future of Radiant Health Centers. Radiant Health Centers saw an increase in demand for its…

Chateau Marmot Sued, Ex-Employee Alleges Racial Discrimination, Harassment

A 40-year-old Black former events server sued the Chateau Marmont hotel Wednesday, alleging she was the victim of racial discrimination and sexual harassment while working at the Hollywood establishment before being laid off in 2020, reports mynewsLA.com. Thomasina Gross’ Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit alleges race discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation and failure to prevent discrimination…

The Walking Dead’s PERFECT Response To Homophobes

The Walking Dead made clear that not even zombies can stomach hate and homophobia, reports Out. Jelani Alladin and Nico Tortorella play a gay couple in the spinoff The Walking Dead: World Beyond, and when some intolerant fans became upset with the characters and storyline, the show tweeted a quick and final response for any bigots who…

Oscar Winner Cloris Leachman (Mary Tyler Moore Show) Dead At 94. RIP

Cloris Leachman, the versatile Oscar-winning actress whose career on stage, television and film spanned more than seven decades, has died at age 94, reports ABC News. “It’s been my privilege to work with Cloris Leachman, one of the most fearless actresses of our time,” her longtime manager, Juliet Green, said in a statement. “There was…

Failed Gov Candidate: God Booted Trump Because He Wasn’t Homophobic Enough

(Scott Lively) Anti-gay Republican preacher Scott Lively has claimed that God removed Donald Trump from office because he was too accepting of homosexuality, reports Pink News. The homophobic Massachusetts preacher, who has twice attempted to run for governor in the state, made the claim on his Swamp Rangers internet show. As noted by Right Wing Watch, Lively claimed…

Once Monthly HIV Drug Combo Approved By FDA

U.S. regulators have approved the first long-acting drug combo for HIV, monthly shots that can replace the daily pills now used to control infection with the AIDS virus, reports NBC News. The approval of the two-shot combo called Cabenuva is expected to make it easier for people to stay on track with their HIV medicines…

Biden OVERTURNS Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order repealing the ban on transgender people serving openly in the military, a ban that former President Donald Trump had put in effect, the White House said, reports NBC News. In a statement, the White House said Biden’s order “sets the policy that all Americans who are qualified to serve…

BREAKING: Biden To Lift Ban On Transgender People Serving In The Military

Multiple people familiar with the matter have confirmed to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military. The controversial ban was announced by former President Donald Trump in 2017 through a tweet and reversed the Obama administration’s policy to…

FBI Investigates Bombing Of Anti-Gay El Monte Church

The First Works Baptist Church, an El Monte church that had been threatened this month with an arson attack over its condemnation of same-sex marriages was damaged early Saturday, Jan. 23, when someone threw a bomb at the building, blowing out some windows, reports San Gabriel Valley Tribune. No one was injured in the explosion,…

Biden Picks Transgender Woman For Assistant Health Secretary

(Photo: Dr. Rachel Levine) President-elect Joe Biden announced that he will be appointing Pennsylvania Surgeon General Dr. Rachel Levine to the position of the assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in his upcoming administration, reports LGBTQ Nation. Levine could be the first out transgender person appointed to a…

DISCLOSURE: Depictions Of Transgender People In Film And Television. FREE Event

Disclosure is an unprecedented, eye-opening look at depictions of transgender people in film and television, revealing how Hollywood simultaneously reflects and manufactures society’s deepest anxieties about gender.   Reframing familiar scenes and iconic characters in a new light, director Sam Feder invites viewers to confront unexamined assumptions, and shows how what once captured the American…

Gay Adult Performer’s Home Set On Fire, Suspected Hate Crime

Model, actor, and adult performer Matthew Camp has been a victim of arson. His Poughkeepsie home, which he reportedly purchased in October, was set ablaze earlier this month, reports Out magazine. Camp was inside at the time of the attack, as was his roommate Six Carter. The two, who hosted the Happie Campers podcast together,…