THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT

More teens identifying as gay, bisexual More teens in the United States are reporting their sexual identity as gay, lesbian or bisexual, nationwide surveys show, reports Health Day. Between 2015 and 2019, the percentage of 15- to 17-year-olds who said they identified as “non-heterosexual” rose from 8.3% to 11.7%, according to nationwide surveys by the…

The Art

DANIEL HIRSCH Sr. Creative/Art Director “Starting out as a set designer in L.A. was intimidating, to say the least. I was surrounded by so much talent and well-connected talent… I was nervous I wasn’t good enough, didn’t know the right software, and that there was always someone better than me waiting to take the next…

The Calendar

MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS TRANSACTION 1PM-3PM  Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323) 993-2900 or visit: www.mytranswellness.org. A social support group for transgender women at any stage of gender transition, many participants are in a marginal or transitional living situation. Facilitated by Friends Community Center.  EVERY TUESDAY BLUSH 2PM-4PM Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323)…

The City

WEST HOLLYWOOD REVOLVER VIDEO BAR AND MICKY’S NIGHTCLUB RE-OPEN Revolver Video Bar and Micky’s Nightclub have re-opened after being closed for well over a year during the pandemic. Revolver opened on Wednesday, June 16th and Micky’s opened on July 1st to the delight of its loyal customers who were concerned that the two gay bars would be…

The Profile

METROPOLITAN ANIMAL SPECIALTY HOSPITAL Located in the heart of Hollywood, providing high quality specialty and emergency pet care, 24/7 Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital (MASH), a 24-hour specialty and emergency animal hospital located on 6565 Santa Monica Blvd., in the heart of Hollywood, offers veterinary Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency and Critical Care, Dermatology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Cardiology,…

Adam Lambert, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Manila Luzon To Participate in LA LGBT Center’s Second Annual Telethon

  Manila Luzon. Photo: VSROSS, via Wikimedia Commons Following its successful live telethon in 2020 which raised an incredible $1.3 million benefiting the LGBTQ community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Angeles LGBT Center will produce a second edition of Love in Action on Saturday, August 14, from 7–9 p.m. PT. The two-hour fundraising show, presented…

BREAKING: Protesters CLASH Over Trans Rights At Koreatown Spa

Demonstrations over transgender rights sparked clashes between protestors and counter-protestors in Koreatown on Saturday after a video went viral of a woman upset that a trans woman disrobed in the women’s section of a popular spa, reports KTLA. Footage of the encounter between the two sides showed people shoving each other, attempting to take away…

California BANS Taxpayer-Funded Travel To States Discriminating Against Trans People. Thank You Assemblyman Evan Low!

Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell California this week banned taxpayer-funded travel to five states that recently adopted measures viewed by Democratic leaders as discriminatory against transgender Americans, reports The Sacramento Bee. California’s power to restrict travel to certain states comes from a 2016 law written by the current leader of the Legislative LGBT Caucus, Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell. He…

Animated Gay-Spy Comedy “Q-Force” With Sean Hayes & Wanda Sykes. WATCH!

Gary Cole, David Harbour, Patti Harrison, Laurie Metcalf, Matt Rogers, Wanda Sykes and creator/executive producer Gabe Liedman will join Sean Hayes in the voice cast of Q-Force, Netflix’s animated gay-spy comedy from Hayes and Todd Milliner’s Hazy Mills, Mike Schur’s Fremulon, Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Liedman and Universal TV, reports Deadline. Q-Force centers on Steve Maryweather, aka Agent Mary, was once the Golden Boy of the American…

“Sesame Street” Celebrates Pride With Two Gay Dads. WATCH!

Sesame Street officially has a gay couple on the block – reports The Advocate – and, no, it’s not the domestic duo you’re thinking of (though they’re gay too). Audiences were introduced to Dave, Frank, and their daughter, Mia, in the latest episode of the beloved children’s series, titled “Family Day.” The episode focused on Big Bird, who’s wishing his…