Meet Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2016

  By Paulo Murillo Photos by Motorboot Photography – Jeffrey Erdman made history at Los Angeles Leather Pride this year for being the very first Mr. Christopher St. West Leather man to win the Mr. LA Leather 2016 title and a chance to compete at this year’s International Mr. Leather competition in Chicago. Moments after…

Madonna & Luis

Dancer Luis Camacho, who appeared in Madonna’s Truth or Dare documentary, at Outfest screening on July 13. BY PAULO MURILLO The 2015 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival will bring Madonna’s Truth or Dare documentary back to the big screen on July 13, as part of the Legacy Project 10th Anniversary Series. For those of…

Another Man is Attacked in the City of West Hollywood

    – By Paulo Murillo – According to recent reports, Benjamin Castro (also known as DJ Ben), was assaulted at Melrose Avenue and San Vicente Boulevard on June 22, at 2:50, after working at Micky’s, in what is believed to be yet another random assault in the city of West Hollywood. WEHOville reports that Sgt…

Bringing Home The Title

By Paulo Murillo Mr. LA Leather Patrick Smith wins International Mr. Leather 2015. “I believe title holders should do something for their community. For me—it’s the opportunity to have my voice heard on an international stage.” Patrick Smith, Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2015, was named International Mr. Leather 2015 at the 37th annual IML Competition…

Point Foundation Holds Annual Voices on Point Gala in L.A.

  By Paulo Murillo Point Foundation held their annual Voices on Point concert in Century City on Saturday, September 13, to benefit Point Foundation–the nation’s largest scholarship organization for LGBTQ students of merit. This year, Point Foundation honored songwriter Diane Warren with their Leadership Award for her support of the LGBTQ community and her professional achievements…

WEST HOLLYWOOD HOSTS PANEL DISCUSSION ON SEX, METH & GHB

  The City of West Hollywood held the event “Tina and Gina: Killing Us Softly”–a panel discussion on sex, meth and GHB in the gay community on Wednesday, May 7 at the West Hollywood auditorium, as part of the city’s ongoing efforts and commitment to providing information, services, and resources regarding substance abuse. The panel of…

No Apologies

>> COVER FEATURE << White Party Ambassador Jai Rodriguez on life after “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” learning to be true to yourself and pushing through doors that were not open. BY PAULO MURILLO | PHOTO BY ADAM BOUSKA | STYLIST: RACHELLE BLANCO IT’S BEEN SEVEN YEARS since he filmed the last episode of the groundbreaking…

Coming Of Age

Throwback to White Party Weekend, 1990’s style. Hot guys, mesh tank tops and glorified jockstraps. BY PAULO MURILLO I WANT TO SAY THE YEAR WAS 1992, but it could’ve been ‘93. I was under 21 and still living with my parents in Inglewood when I first hit up Jeffrey Sanker’s White Party weekend in Palm…