Category Archives: LGBT Issues

Gay Pride Parade becomes resistance march

WEST HOLLYWOOD — About 100,000 straight and gay people, minorities and not, stretched from Hollywood to West Hollywood June 11, as what used to be a raucous Gay Pride march this year became #ResistMarch to protest politics. Helicopter video showed a crowd filling sidewalks and six traffic lanes on streets, which had been closed to…

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West Hollywood to host LA Pride Celebration

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city and Christopher Street West will host the 2017 LA Pride Celebration June 9-11. Many thousands of people are expected to attend the LA Pride Festival at West Hollywood Park as well as the #ResistMarch. Festivities begin June 9 with the annual Dyke March at the Sal Guarriello Veterans’ Memorial, 8447…

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City Council kicks off LGBT Heritage Month

LOS ANGELES — As part of its celebration of LGBT Heritage Month, the Los Angeles City Council May 31 paid homage to four honorees, including Alexandra Billings, a transgender actress on the Amazon show “Transparent,” and Sara Ramirez, who played a bisexual physician on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy.” The council also honored actor Michael Kearns and…

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