WeHo Paints the Town Blue (for PrEP!)

The City of West Hollywood is going blue! This week the WeHo City Hall building will be lit up in blue lights in support of F*ck W/out Fear, a PSA campaign promoting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) the once daily pill which, if taken as directed by an HIV-negative negative individual is more than 99 percent effective in preventing…

“RAINBOWS DON’T PAY THE BILLS!”

LA LGBT Center re-negotiating union wages after threats of strike. BY PAULO MURILLO An article in Huffington Post Queer Voices this month alleges that the Los Angeles LGBT Center pays many of its hourly employees “poverty wages” that qualify them for CalFresh food stamps, housing voucher programs, and other forms of public assistance. Queer Voices…

AIDS Walk Los Angeles Raises Over $2 Million

Over 10,000 participants joined City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Supervisor Hilda Solis, Peter Gallagher, Pauley Perrette, Estelle, and more at the new AIDS Walk Los Angeles home in Grand Park, where over $2 Million were raised for APLA Health services and other area organizations.  Thousands of participants filled the streets of Downtown Los Angeles…

Ali Mushtaq: Mr. Long Beach Leather 2016

Ali Mushtaq: Mr. Long Beach Leather 2016 THE FIGHT Interview Ali – congratulations on winning the title of Mr. Long Beach Leather 2016! What motivated you to enter the contest? There were two main reasons. Long Beach was one of the first leather communities I was introduced to when I moved back to Southern California. Since joining the…

Helping Others THE SHARE David Neuendorff

HELPING OTHERS David Neuendorff Videographer David Neuendorff, has been sober since August 16, 2002. Helping others has helped him maintain his sobriety. Helping others also helped him direct his life from delivering food to building his own video editing business “1 Minute Reel” (1minutereel.com), where he recently created the training educational video called “Meth: Insight…

LA LGBT Center Reacts to Trump’s Choice of Anti-LGBT VP Running Mate Mike Pence

Photo & text by Paulo Murillo – The Los Angeles LGBT Center promptly responded to today’s announcement made by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, that he selected Anti-LGBT Governor of Indiana Mike Pence as his running mate for Vice President. “Donald Trump’s selection of Mike Pence as his candidate for Vice President sends a loud and clear message that…

LA LGBT Center and LA County Encourage Gay/Bisexual Men and Trans People to Get Meningitis Vaccine

Photo by Paulo Murillo — The Los Angeles LGBT Center teamed up with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the County Department of Health Services, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, and AIDS Project Los Angeles, the Los Angeles LGBT Center to urge gay/bisexual men and transgender people living in Los Angeles County to get vaccinated for invasive meningococcal disease (IMD).…

Former Faultline Owner Jorge Usatorres Honored with Certificate of Commendation by City of Los Angeles

City of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell presented Jorge Usatorres, the financial executive responsible for rebranding and reviving the Faultline bar, with a City of Los Angeles Certificate of Commendation after Usatorres set up two scholarship awards for LGBTQI students at Los Angeles City College as a parting show of appreciation shortly after he sold the bar in…