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L.A.’s Role in the LGBTQ Liberation Movement Takes the Spotlight in a New Doc

Director Gregorio Davila's 'L.A. A Queer History' tells the gripping story of the struggle for gay liberation in Los Angeles from the turn of the 20th century on
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L.A. Lost a Gay Landmark in Oil Can Harry’s—but Memories Live On

In the wake of the legendary club's permanent closure, former employees walk us through highlights from its history

How a Three-Day Concert Became L.A.’s Late-Pandemic Coming-Out Party

Many were preparing for another Pride without big in-person events—then OUTLOUD: Raising Voices came along
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In 1970, a Group of Gay Angelenos Plotted to Turn a Rural California County into a Gay Utopia

Los Angeles Gay Liberation Front created a media firestorm by declaring it would relocate gays to remote Alpine County to vote themselves into power. The plan failed—but it turned out that was the idea all along
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Our Guide to a Whole Month of Pride Events

The rainbow after the storm is here
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L.A. Pride Adds In-Person Events to Its 2021 Calendar

The parade is still off, but Pride organizer Christopher Street West has added a Dodgers game and an outdoor movie night to its lineup
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Precinct and Redline Bolstered DTLA’s Gay Nightlife Scene. Now They’re Fighting to Survive

More than a year after bars were ordered to close, the two popular watering holes look to a future that’s still a little blurry
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Jojo Siwa’s Coming Out Is as Remarkable as It Seems

According to LGBTQ youth advocates, the kid-friendly pop star's big announcement could have a big impact
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West Hollywood to Add Black, Brown, and Trans Representation to Rainbow Crosswalks

“The symbols we use, the representations we highlight, matters," says activist Amber Hikes