Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

In South Florida, Pulse Remembrance Events Only the Beginning

In South Florida, Pulse Remembrance Events Only the Beginning

NEWS | By Jose Cassola | Jun 25
Law enforcement and community leaders have taken steps to ensure a tragedy the magnitude of the Pulse nightclub massacre never takes place in gay centric cities like Wilton Manors or Miami.

Queen Elizabeth Vows to Protect LGBT Community

Queen Elizabeth Vows to Protect LGBT Community

NEWS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Jun 25
On Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth II addressed Parliament claiming she will handle discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Stonewall Festival Recalls Struggle for Civil Rights

Stonewall Festival Recalls Struggle for Civil Rights

NEWS | By John McDonald | Jun 25
In a country where gays can marry and serve in the military in many places there remains a pressure to stay in the closet as companies and even states offer little to no protections.

National Resources for LGBTQ Seniors, Family and Caregivers

National Resources for LGBTQ Seniors, Family and Caregivers

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lainey Millen | Jun 25
All across the U.S., LGBTQ "gay and gray" elders seek out valuable resources and tips to make their lives more comfortable and easier to navigate.

Pride 2017 Changemakers

Pride 2017 Changemakers

NEWS | By Cynthia Laird | Jun 25
Rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker, who died ealier this year, was a change maker. A gay man, Baker came to San Francisco in the early 1970s, just as the gay liberation movement was getting underway in the city.

This Is Intersex (Spoiler Alert: It Doesn't Need to Be Fixed!)

This Is Intersex (Spoiler Alert: It Doesn't Need to Be Fixed!)

HEALTH/FITNESS | By I.W. Gregorio | Jun 25
While transgender people frequently seek out surgeries so their physical bodies match their gender identity, people who are intersex often have to protect themselves from well-meaning physicians who try to "normalize" their gonads and genitals.

SF Dyke March Marks 25 Years

SF Dyke March Marks 25 Years

NEWS | By Heather Cassell | Jun 25
Thousands of queer women will take over Mission Dolores Park - and the streets of San Francisco - June 24 for the San Francisco Dyke March's 25th anniversary.

Catching Up With Kate the Great: The Lesbian First Lady of Laughs Talks Pride, Politics, P-Town, Parties and Protesting

Catching Up With Kate the Great: The Lesbian First Lady of Laughs Talks Pride, Politics, P-Town, Parties and Protesting

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 25
With her riotous, political, acerbic style of comedy, Kate Clinton has been the darling of the LGBT community since she first made us laugh way back in the early '80s. EDGE sat down with Clinton to talk about her slate of new projects for this summer.

Reform: The Bigger Questions

Reform: The Bigger Questions

NEWS | By William E. Kelly | Jun 25
We survive and thrive on a steady diet of free negotiations and compromises. This is what enables us to keep pace with the changing times and conditions necessary to maintain a healthy cohesive society, culture and economy.

In Memoriam: Pride Pioneer and Scientist Alan Turing

In Memoriam: Pride Pioneer and Scientist Alan Turing

ENTERTAINMENT | By Maria Dominguez | Jun 25
This Pride month, qnotes pays homage to one figure whose life and accomplishments set a golden precedent for the capabilities of LGBTQ people everywhere: Alan Turing, renowned scientist of many trades


News

SF Pride to Show Resistance

SF Pride to Show Resistance

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 25
This year's San Francisco Pride parade and celebration theme, "A Celebration of Diversity," could also be seen as a rebuttal to the administration of President Donald Trump


Entertainment

 Review :: Constellations
Los Angeles, CA

Review :: Constellations

THEATRE | By Dale Reynolds | Jun 23
A youngish couple explore a budding romance in, perhaps, many universes.

BARchive :: Seafood, Sailors, & San Francisco's Dockside Secrets

BARchive :: Seafood, Sailors, & San Francisco's Dockside Secrets

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Jun 25
The start of the Pride Parade has a secret - and it's hidden! The downtown assembly area on the waterfront is among the oldest LGBT neighborhoods in the city, and there is barely a trace of it left.


Business

The Pain and Gain of Brexit Vote: British Economy A Year On

The Pain and Gain of Brexit Vote: British Economy A Year On

FINANCE | By Caroline Spiezioand Pan Pylas | Jun 25
Few events outside of war can have quite as much potential impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union.


Technology

China Tightens Online Video Controls, Jolting Investors

China Tightens Online Video Controls, Jolting Investors

PERSONAL TECH | By Joe McDonald | Jun 25
Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video after censors complained it contained improper comments on sensitive issues.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Style

Surprised? Millennials Lack Confidence in Basic Domestic Skills

Surprised? Millennials Lack Confidence in Basic Domestic Skills

HOME | Jun 25
From installing new fixtures and fittings to wallpapering, changing a fuse or fixing a leak, research into the capabilities of 2,000 millennials saw six in ten confess they struggle to get to grips with even the most basic of DIY tasks.


Health/Fitness

The 10-Pound Sprint: Look and Feel Your Best This Pride Season

The 10-Pound Sprint: Look and Feel Your Best This Pride Season

FITNESS | By Stephen Mosher | Jun 24
Like Christmas once a year, it's time for Pride. No presents, only presence, which everyone wants. But with all the training and dieting, how will you push it over the finish line?


Travel

Rainbow Proud: A Closer Look at the LGBT Tourism Industry

Rainbow Proud: A Closer Look at the LGBT Tourism Industry

By Matthew Wexler | Jun 25
The recently released "Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality" is a road map not only for professionals but also for the LGBT traveler who wants to gain a better understanding of how the industry is evolving.


Nightlife

Tom of Finland's Annual Tom's Bar Parking Lot Party @ Faultline Bar :: June 18, 2017
Los Angeles, CA

Tom of Finland's Annual Tom's Bar Parking Lot Party @ Faultline Bar :: June 18, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 21
Tom of Finland's Annual Tom's Bar Parking Lot Party was in full leather sling and swing at Silver Lake's hot Levi leather Faultline Bar. Check it out!

Vermont Gay Bar Changes Name Under Pressure From LGBT Activists

Vermont Gay Bar Changes Name Under Pressure From LGBT Activists

NATIONAL | Jun 25
The owner of a gay bar in Vermont is changing the name after months of controversy.