Adult Film Performer Alex Riley, 22, Has Passed Away. RIP

Alex Riley, who rose to prominence in the adult industry appearing in Helix productions, has died at the age of 22, reports Queerty. The young performer had won awards like GayVN’s Best Newcomer in 2020, and was loved by his fans, co-stars, and boyfriend, fellow performer Jacob Hansen. An official statement from Helix Studios was…

“Bachelor” Colton Underwood: I Was BLACKMAILED After Secretly Visiting Gay Spa Before I Came Out

Colton Underwood Before he came out on national television, Colton Underwood said he was being blackmailed after visiting a spa for gay men, reports Insider.  The 29-year-old former “Bachelor” star, who announced he was gay on “Good Morning America” in April, told Variety‘s Elizabeth Wagmeister this week that he had expected to stay in the closet his entire…

GHETTOFF: The Ultimate Self Care Experience. WATCH!

Nefertiti Mitchell Inspired by the Egyptian Goddess of Sensuality, Ghettoff (pronounced “get off”) is a posh adult retail store specializing in sexual health and wellness products that promote body positivity and self-care. The luxurious atmosphere of the boutique is especially curated to reduce the intimidation and stigma often associated with visiting an adult store. From…

Young Gay Man Murdered, Beheaded, By His Brother, Cousins

Alireza ‘Ali’ Fazeli Monfared, RIP.  (Source:Twitter) A 20-year-old gay Iranian preparing to flee the country to be with the man he loved didn’t have the chance: He was murdered. His corpse was beheaded by his half-brother and two cousins in an honor killing, IranWire has reported, according to EdgeMediaNetwork. Alireza “Ali” Fazeli Monfared was killed May 4 “in…

Queen Elizabeth II Announces BAN On “Ex-Gay” Conversion Therapy

Queen Elizabeth II has announced that the U.K. will outlaw “ex-gay” conversion therapy, the dangerous psychological technique meant to “cure” a person of homosexuality, reports LGBTQ Nation. While the practice has been discredited by every major medical association, the religious right continues to promote the technique despite the increased risk of suicide and depression by participants.…

Lutheran Church Elects FIRST Transgender Bishop

Rev. Megan Rohrer The Rev. Megan Rohrer has been elected as a bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, becoming the first openly transgender person in the U.S. to do so in a major Christian denomination, reports NPR. Rohrer will serve as bishop of the Sacramento-based Sierra Pacific synod, which encompasses close to 200 congregations in…

BREAKING: Biden REVERSES Trump Policy – Bans LGBTQ Discrimination in Healthcare

The Biden administration has reversed a Trump-era policy that allowed healthcare providers to discriminate against LGBTQ people if they claimed a religious exemption, reports LGBTQ Nation. The move will reinstate Obamacare guidance and expand them to include the recent Supreme Court ruling that sex discrimination includes sexual orientation and gender identity. The Trump administration claimed…

LA Leather Pride 2022: DARK ANGEL. New HOT Video. WATCH!

LALP Contestants. Photo By Dusti Cunningham The Los Angeles Leather Coalition is pleased to announce the long awaited Los Angeles Leather Pride 2022: Dark Angel! The scheduled dates of the event are March 20-27, 2022. They have an exciting week of events planned, including warm-up parties, socials, etc. all leading up to Dark Angel: The Mr.…

Legendary TRUNKS Bar in WeHo REOPENS!

Photo by Paulo Murillo, WEHO TIMES The beloved Trunks Bar in West Hollywood reopened yesterday, reports WEHO TIMES. The neighborhood watering hole located at 8809 Santa Monica Blvd has officially opened after been shut down for well over a year. “I feel excited,” Omar Duarte who owns the bar with his brother, told WEHO TIMES.…

BREAKING: LA Pride Makes HUGE Announcement Regarding Upcoming Event

Christopher Street West Association Inc (CSW), the 501(c)3 nonprofit that produces LA Pride, has just announced its June Pride events, which will include a free streaming concert presented by TikTok, the Thrive with Pride Celebration one-hour special on ABC7, and LA Pride Makes a Difference, a new, month-long calendar of events focused on volunteering and community…

Meet Me At The Abbey

David Cooley celebrates the 30th anniversary of West Hollywood landmark The Abbey Food & Bar BY MARK ARIEL  |  PHOTO BY DUSTI CUNNINGHAM The Abbey Food & Bar in West Hollywood, opened in 1991, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month. Hailing from Ohio and armed with a degree in Hotel Management from the University…

At The Baths

Roman Holiday Spa locations close permanently after 52 years PHOTO BY DUSTI CUNNINGHAM Roman Holiday Spa “Health Clubs” have been added to the list of gay spaces that are forever lost to COVID-19, reported  WEHO TIMES last month. Both gay men’s bathhouse locations, one at 12814 Venice Blvd in Mar Vista, and the other at…