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DEL SHORES

DEL SHORES

[ 0 ] August 15, 2017

A VERY SORDID ENDING L.A. Premiere ~ by joel martens ~   Few can wear such a heavy mantle. Especially one hoarding so many creative endowments beneath including: Writer/director/producer/actor/stand-up comedian. Del Shores certainly is one of them and thankfully, he has graciously shared those proficiencies, making us laugh, cry and examine our place in society’s jigsaw […]

IRA GLASS

IRA GLASS

[ 0 ] August 11, 2017

ON THE ROAD WITH THIS AMERICAN LIFE ~ by joel martens ~ If you haven’t heard of NPR’s This American Life, it’s high time for you to discover this wonderful gem. The weekly episodic radio show, hosted by the indomitable Ira Glass, is a jewel in the crown of American broadcasting. The show follows a […]

TODRICK HALL

TODRICK HALL

[ 0 ] August 9, 2017

STRAIGHT OUTTA OZ Hold On To Your Broomsticks, Bitches! ~ by joel martens ~ “Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore…” That’s the indelible line Judy Garland made famous, as she landed amongst the Munchkins in the fabled, fairytale land of Oz. Rightly so, for many a gay man, she and the beloved musical […]

HRC’S RISE GALA: Making Strides and Recognizing Senator Toni Atkins

HRC’S RISE GALA: Making Strides and Recognizing Senator Toni Atkins

[ 0 ] August 8, 2017

by tim parks – During her political career, Senator Toni Atkins has made significant strides towards breaking down barriers. She has offered a powerful voice for the LGBT community, whether during her time in the San Diego City Council, or in her position as a member of the California State Senate. She is the third […]

Radio Show Host for 'Breakfast Club' Apologizes for Transphobic Jokes

Radio Show Host for ‘Breakfast Club’ Apologizes for Transphobic Jokes

[ 0 ] August 7, 2017

from our media partner edge media network –  After a wave of backlash from Twitter and transgender activists like Janet Mock and Laverne Cox, a host of the popular radio show “The Breakfast Club” is apologizing for transphobic comments he made last month. On a recent episode of “The Breakfast Club” comedian Lil Duval joked about violence […]

DTLA PROUD FESTIVAL - Back and Bigger in 2017

DTLA PROUD FESTIVAL – Back and Bigger in 2017

[ 0 ] August 7, 2017

Celebrating its second year in Downtown Los Angeles and in honor of the growing LGBT community that has taken residence there, the DTLA Proud Festival is expanding its reach. Last year’s one-day festival now becomes two and it’s all taking place on Saturday and Sunday, August 26 and 27 in downtown’s famed Pershing Square Park […]

SOUTH BAY LGBT CENTER - Celebrating Pride, Unity and Equality One Step at a Time

SOUTH BAY LGBT CENTER – Celebrating Pride, Unity and Equality One Step at a Time

[ 0 ] August 7, 2017

by tony reverditto –   Formerly known as the South Bay Lesbian and Gay Community Organization (SBLGCO), The South Bay LGBT Center came into existence in 1989, when ten women met and talked about the possibility of creating an organized lesbian and gay presence in the South Bay/Redondo Beach area. A survey was conducted to […]

SILENT SKY - Los Angeles Premiere Comes to International City Theatre in Long Beach

SILENT SKY – Los Angeles Premiere Comes to International City Theatre in Long Beach

[ 0 ] August 6, 2017

Decades before Hidden Figures the Academy Award-nominated film made them famous, astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921) and her female colleagues at the Harvard Observatory acted as “human computers,” using math and measurement to chart the skies. Without ever being allowed to touch a telescope—a task prohibited to women at the turn of the 20th century—Leavitt […]

LEVI KREIS

LEVI KREIS

[ 0 ] August 4, 2017

BACK WHERE HE BELONGS HELLO LEVI! ~ by shawn schikora ~ The out singer/songwriter and Tony-winning actor Levi Kreis (for his portrayal of Jerry Lee Lewis in the smash Million Dollar Quartet), has long openly shared his journey, never flinching from voicing his feelings—and experiences—regarding topics ranging from sexuality, spirituality, politics, religion, drug use and […]

Trump's Tweets Denigrate Transgender Military Service Members

Trump’s Tweets Denigrate Transgender Military Service Members

[ 0 ] July 26, 2017

This morning, President Trump issued a series of tweets stating his intention to bar transgender people from serving in the military in any capacity, attacking the integrity and dedication of thousands of current transgender service members. Trump’s tweets seek to perpetuate the most explicit discriminatory federal policy against trans people. Previously the military created a […]

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