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Can Queer Nightlife in L.A. Be Saved by Instagram?

By | 2019-06-08T13:41:40-07:00 June 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The ‘death of the lesbian bar’ inspired the local roving pop-up parties that are keeping the scene alive. No one in West Hollywood walking down Santa Monica Boulevard on a Saturday night would think Los Angeles is a city starving for queer nightlife. In fact, the doors are open at Fubar and The Abbey any [...]

Soak up the sun and have fun in LA

By | 2019-04-26T10:17:12-07:00 April 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Hollywood's best-known landmark wouldn't have happened if it weren't for a closeted gay man from San Francisco. Sid Grauman and his dad ran a thriving theater business in San Francisco but decided to sell their theater interests in 1917 and try their luck in Los Angeles. By then it was clear that LA was emerging [...]

Equal Opportunity Bootlicking

By | 2019-04-17T20:05:47-07:00 April 17th, 2019|Press|

You’ve probably heard of the idea of a queer “scene,” perhaps most often from people who don’t care for it. But what, exactly, is this scene? Who’s a part of it? Who isn’t? Who decides? Is there more than one? What happens when a scene evolves—or when it doesn’t? These are the questions we’ve gathered [...]

Beyond Off Sunset: A Guide to Gay Silver Lake

By | 2019-03-29T14:12:56-07:00 March 29th, 2019|Press|

LGBTQ nightlife in Los Angeles can be a bit detached, but each separate "gayborhood" has its own vibe and appeal. There's the glitz (and the expense) of West Hollywood, L.A.'s best-known gayborhood, and the burgeoning one of Downtown L.A.. Then there's the important and well-established gayborhoods in Long Beach and the valley. Then there is perhaps the most historic gayborhood: Silver Lake. [...]

Where To Watch RuPaul’s Drag Race In LA — And Beyond

By | 2019-02-28T18:48:22-07:00 February 28th, 2019|Press|

The Emmy-winning VH1 show is great to watch at your leisure, with friends, when you can pause to cackle over crucial moments like Vanessa Vanjie Mateo's weird "Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?" exit. But there's electricity in the air when you watch Drag Race in real-time at a local gay bar, rubbing toned deltoids with other fans lubricated [...]

See Snaps From L.A.’s Dirtiest Holiday Tradition

By | 2019-01-02T21:04:02-07:00 January 2nd, 2019|Press|

It’s beginning to look a lot like a Dirty Looks Christmas.  Los Angeles’ premier queerdo film org hosted their third annual Holiday Bazaar last Friday night at East Hollywood’s indoor-outdoor gay leather bar, Faultline, and it one-upped last year’s fete at every turn. 

Why We Ride – DEC 15

By | 2018-11-28T18:41:54-07:00 November 28th, 2018|community|

This event is titled 'Why We Ride.' Come out and hear stories from AIDS Life Cycle participants sharing their personal experiences as to why they take part in this huge annual event that raises millions of dollars for those in need. With Special Host Ella Vira. Drag performances by 'Amanda Blow' and 'Ms. Excitement' Evans. [...]

Time Out: The best gay bars and clubs in Los Angeles

By | 2018-11-18T15:10:15-07:00 November 18th, 2018|Press|

By Ariel Dixon and Duane Wells|Posted: Thursday September 27 2018 When it comes to gay bar and club options in Los Angeles, there’s lots to choose from—and not just in rainbow-dipped WeHo. To help you pick the best spots for dancing, boozing, flirting and cruising in Hollywood, Silver Lake and beyond, check out this list of [...]

‘DESERT ISLAND DOWNLOADS’ WITH SINGER, SONGWRITER, SUPERSTAR DJ SHYBOY

By | 2018-11-09T15:52:26-07:00 November 9th, 2018|Press|

‘DESERT ISLAND DOWNLOADS’ WITH SINGER, SONGWRITER, SUPERSTAR DJ SHYBOY f you live in Los Angeles or have visited in the past few years, chances are you’ve attended one of ShyBoy’s DJ gigs at Bootie or his incredibly popular events with bf Mark Nubar at the Faultline (“MaDonna Summer” being the most epic). ShyBoy’s also an [...]