Last year, the Institute of Medicine published a landmark study titled "The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding." Many gay health experts hailed the report, but little notice was given to a finding in the "Early/Middle Adulthood" s ... More >>
Patrick Range McDonaldJohn Waters, left, and James EganLast Friday night, legendary film director John Waters sat down with L.A. Weekly for a friendly, often times hilarious, chat, promoting a new book that features his media interviews over the past 46 years: John Waters: Interviews. Univer ... More >>
Gore Vidal"Stop SB 48," the group that sought to repeal a state law that allows California students to learn about important people in history who were gay, has officially announced that it has not gathered enough signatures from registered voters to place an initiative on the 2012 ballot.
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In the history of the world, gays and lesbians have made invaluable contributions to many different societies: from the father of computer science, Alan Turing, to civil rights leader Bayard Rustin to one of America's greatest poets, Walt Whitman.
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Patrick Range McDonaldKylee Fauss of Miss WaxOn September 30, local fashion and jewelry designers showcased their work at Dripped, a bi-monthly trunk show and fashion soiree, which was held at the Pop tART Gallery in Koreatown. A deejay was spinning funky beats, the fashion-forward crowd was ... More >>
Reilly T. BatesA celebration of the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" took place at West Hollywood Park on Tuesday night, in which some 100 people rejoiced over the end of the ban of gays and lesbians serving in the military.
"I never thought I'd see this day," Tom Carpenter, board member o ... More >>
Walt WhitmanIn the history of the world, gays and lesbians have made invaluable contributions to many different societies. One such person is Walt Whitman, one of the most important poets in the history of the United States.
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Edna St. Vincent MillayIn the history of the world, gays and lesbians have always made important contributions to many different societies. One such person is Edna St. Vincent Millay, the playwright, feminist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
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Patrick Range McDonaldMannequins at Prada in Beverly HillsFashion's Night Out 2011 came to the Los Angeles area last night, with retail stores open later than usual and lots of champagne flowing for shoppers and invited guests. In Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive was blocked off to car traffic and ... More >>
James BaldwinIn the history of the world, gays and lesbians have always made important contributions to many different societies. One such person is James Baldwin, the American novelist, essayist, and social critic.
''I would place him very high among writers,'' Benjamin DeMott, professor o ... More >>
South African activist Simon NkoliIn the history of the world, gays and lesbians have always contributed to advances in many different societies. One such person is Simon Nkoli, the anti-apartheid, gay rights, and AIDS activist in South Africa.
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Reilly T. BatesDesiree Quintal
Though Los Angeles Dodger Matt Kemp finished last in the all-star game home run derby yesterday, he can take comfort from the fact that he still looks good when he's not in uniform. Why? Just ask his personal stylist, Desiree Quintal.
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Jennie WarrenWeHo City Council candidate Mito AvilesUpdate, 11:50 a.m.: Aviles, who hung a Sarah Palin mannequin in effigy from his rooftop in 2008, has received an endorsement from the gay Republican web site GayPatriot.net. More after the jump.
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