West Hollywood

For LaTisha Nixon, latest death is more than deja vu

WEST HOLLYWOOD — LaTisha Nixon’s trip to Los Angeles was supposed to be a commemoration of what would have been her son Gemmel Moore’s 28th birthday. Instead, it turned into her worst nightmare all over again. Moore was found dead at the home of Ed Buck, a prominent Democratic Party donor, in July 2017. An Read More…

LGBT Issues News West Hollywood

Activists blast rich white powerbroker’s role in death of gay black man

Gemmel Moore has been labeled by some as a homeless black prostitute and a gay sex worker since being found dead of a drug overdose last July in the home of a white, politically powerful West Hollywood businessman. Gemmel’s friends and family, however, say such labels are unwarranted and are merely part of an orchestrated Read More…

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Woman seeks answers for son’s death

LaTisha Nixon is a mother on a mission for her son. Nixon’s son, Gemmel Moore, 26, was found dead from an apparent overdose of methamphetamine July 27 at the West Hollywood apartment of Ed Buck, a prominent Democratic political donor. The initial investigation by responding deputies revealed no suspicious circumstances of foul play. That was Read More…