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How the Boulet Brothers Made Space for Freaky, Femme Energy in L.A.’s Queer Party Scene

The alt-drag power couple says goodbye to Queen Kong, a weekly party that diversified a masculine scene
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A Landmark Book on Gay History Has Been Updated and Re-Released for a New Generation

Charles Kaiser picks up where he left off in "The Gay Metropolis"
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In Circus of Books, a Filmmaker Explores How Gay Porn Became Her Family’s Business

The Ryan Murphy-produced doc is more than a eulogy for a gay L.A. landmark, it's a family portrait
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DTLA’s Iconic Queer Party and Stage Show Queen Kong Is Coming to an End

The Boulet Brothers are pulling the plug on their weekly bash in August
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Legendary Author John Rechy Recalls L.A.’s Oft-Forgotten Gay Uprising

According to the 88-year-old, LGBTQ history is more complex than pre-Stonewall and post-Stonewall
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The Damron Address Book, a Green Book for Gays, Kept a Generation of Men in the Know

Gina Gatta has kept the historic guide to gay safe spaces afloat, but the end may be near
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A Tour of L.A.’s Gay Landmarks, From Studio One to the Woman’s Building

From the site of the doughnut rebellion to the first gay church, a tour of the city's most important historical sites
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Inside the Echo Park Bungalow That’s a Shrine to Gay Male Sexuality (and So Much More)

35 years after the formation of the Tom of Finland Foundation, the house it calls home is as important to the community as ever

Behind the Scenes with L.A.’s Queer Nightlife Movers and Shakers

An inside look at our big Pride photo shoot
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50 Years After Midnight Cowboy, Gay Cinema Is Still a Work in Progress

The X-rated Oscar winner nudged open a door that would never quite close again