LA Pride Spearheads Virtual “Pride Stride” To Support National Coming Out Day

Spearheaded by LA Pride, LGBTQ+ Pride organizations from across America have come together to create the first-ever national “Pride Stride” Virtual Run. In partnership with EnMotive, producers of the Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k series, the nationwide LGBTQ+ virtual 5k/10k event will commemorate National Coming Out Day on Sunday, October 11, 2020. More than 30 Pride organizations across the country,…

WeHo’s RAGE Nightclub Closing Permanently

(The Rage Nightclub 2020 – Photo by Paulo Murillo for WEHO TIMES) Iconic Rage Nightclub, located at 8911 Santa Monica Blvd, is permanently closing after operating in the heart of West Hollywood’s Boystown (now known as the LGBT Rainbow District) for 37 years, reports WEHOTIMES. According to sources, the restaurant/bar and multi-level nightclub did not…

Awwww. Religious Leader Who Called Coronavirus “God’s Punishment For Gays” Hospitalized With COVID

(Photo: Patriarch Filaret) A religious leader who previously blamed the coronavirus pandemic on LGBTQ people has been hospitalized with complications from COVID-19, reports LGBTQ Nation. Ukraine’s Patriarch Filaret – the leader of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, one of the biggest branches of Christianity in the country that claims it has 15 million followers in the nation…

Pete Buttigieg Joins Joe Biden’s White House Transition Team

Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has joined Joe Biden’s White House transition team, which would oversee the transfer of power if the party wins in November, reports the New York Post. Buttigieg is joining the team’s advisory board, Biden’s campaign announced Saturday. The ex-mayor of South Bend, Ind. — who was among those who…

First Black Trans Woman, Sharon-Franklin Brown, New President Of LA Pride

(Sharon-Franklin Brown) Christopher Street West, producer of the annual LA Pride parade and festival, today announced the resignation of its president, Estevan Montemayor, and the installation of Sharon-Franklin Brown. Brown will be the first Black transgender woman to head the organization, reports WEHOVille. The change in leadership comes after a difficult year for CSW. The…

Cher Raises $2 Million In LGBTQ Fundraiser For Biden

The Democratic presidential nominee Joe Bidem joined a private LGBTQ+ fundraiser blast night, headlined virtually by Cher, that raised nearly $2 million, reports Out magazine. Pete Buttigieg, the former Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and the first out gay presidential candidate to win a state party caucus introduced the megastar performer saying that he was…

Margaret Cho Host Of Virtual Folsom Street Fair September 27

A message from our friends at Folsom Street Events: Folsom Street Events is excited to announce that our virtual Folsom Street Fair on September 27, 2020 will be hosted by the fabulously talented Margaret Cho! The virtual event will feature the usual amazing musical acts, performance artists, merchandise and artisans that our fairgoers know and…

Set In STONE

Commemorating Los Angeles’ All Black Lives Matter March Hollywood Boulevard from Highland Avenue to Orange Drive was closed to traffic last month as the Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services worked to install a permanent street mural commemorating the June 14, 2020 All Black Lives Matter March, reported Brody Levesque with the Los Angeles Blade.…

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LOS ANGELES MOURNING THE LOSS OF LGBT ACTIVIST DON NORMAN The recovery community is mourning the loss of LGBT activist Don Norman, known as a pillar in the sober rooms with over 40 years of sobriety. He touched everyone he encountered with his inspirational speaking and LGBT activism. According to his eulogy by his grand…