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Paradise Lost: How Gay Meccas Are Slowly Disappearing Because Of Rising Rents

James Duke Mason | Posted 02.05.2015 | Gay Voices
James Duke Mason

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's likely decision in favor of nationwide marriage equality in June, people will be asking what the next frontier for our cause will be. I believe that new frontier will be the issue of rent, the issue of our gay housing crisis.

Old Dogs & New Tricks: The Oral History of a 'Gay' Web Series (FINAL)

Brad Liberti | Posted 03.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Brad Liberti

Seasons One and Two may have been about getting to know the Old Dogs and what it is exactly that makes them tick, but these next 8 episodes, according to the writer, "will explore how each man is also defined by his chosen profession."

15 LGBT Must-Dos in 2015

Jim Werner | Posted 03.06.2015 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

The ball has dropped, the champagne has popped and the partygoers have kissed. It's a new year. Now, it's time to think about your travel calendar. Before you know it, the planet will tilt and then you'll be roasting turkey and you don't want to think, "I never got to wear that harness." That would be tragic.

Old Dogs & New Tricks: The Oral History of a 'Gay' Web Series (Part 5)

Brad Liberti | Posted 02.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Brad Liberti

Having ODNT's Nathan Adler own a talent agency seemed like the most reasonable bet -- provided that one thing be made quite clear: "Arvin, in the early days, thought Nathan should be a bit meaner, be more of an agent like [Ari Gold on Entourage], and I was like, 'No, we see that all the time. Let's make him a nice agent -- even if they don't really exist.'"

Bootcamp Barry's Not So Scary

Michelle Blair Wilker | Posted 01.11.2015 | Los Angeles
Michelle Blair Wilker

How does a skinny kid from the Bronx with a passion for horror flicks and Broadway become the godfather of an international bootcamp chain? Barry Jay Stich didn't set out to become the namesake of an ever-growing workout empire, it just kind of happened.

Is West Hollywood Becoming 'Less Gay'?

Posted 03.10.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been Southern California's premier "gayborhood" for decades, but is West Hollywood losing its hold over the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgende...

The Best Sexy Costumes at WeHo Halloween 2013 (PHOTOS)

Matt Baume | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

For whatever reason, gay ghettos always seem to throw the best Halloween parties, and all of Los Angeles has learned to descend upon WeHo on Oct. 31. While there were plenty of straight revelers in the crowd, the best attention-getters are always the scantily-clad LGBTs.

Time to Change When the Time Is Right

Jake Perlman | Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Jake Perlman

Thinking back on my different check marks in life, from my first day of kindergarten to my last class in college, I have tracked one big change in my life -- and that is change

Red O: Mexican on Melrose

Scott Bridges | Posted 11.10.2013 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

Top Chef Masters winner and James Beard Award-winner Rick Bayless deserves credit for his role in reinventing Mexican food in America with his PBS series Mexico -- One Plate at a Time and his Beard-nominated Mexican Everyday.

Searching For WeHo Jesus

Gabrielle Canon | Posted 10.15.2013 | Los Angeles
Gabrielle Canon

Then, as if my prayers had been answered, I saw him. Through the honking cars that whizzed past on Hollywood Blvd he waved blithely. Long brown hair. Neatly trimmed beard. Flowing white robe. Sandals. Was he the real deal?

Surviving (And Enjoying) Summer Travel to Cities

Jim Werner | Posted 10.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

The stifling heat that takes over so many U.S. destinations can make some rethink their getaway timing. Never fear! You can enjoy even the alfresco aspects of your cool August vacation. Here are Fagabond's tips on city travel in the summer heat.

Will Los Angeles Sever 'Sister City' Ties to Anti-Gay St. Petersburg, Russia?

Karen Ocamb | Posted 09.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Karen Ocamb

The severing or even suspension of ties to St. Petersburg by the City of Los Angeles would send a resounding message of support for LGBT human rights from the ninth most economically powerful city in the world that other cities could use as cover to also sever ties.

Vows Wait, But Celebrations Start Early

AP/The Huffington Post | LISA LEFF | Posted 06.27.2013 | San Francisco

By Lisa Leff, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Backed by rainbow flags and confetti, thousands celebrated in California's streets after U.S. Supre...

New York Gays Vs. Los Angeles Gays

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 04.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

For years the fine, upstanding residents of both hamlets have fought over which city is better to live in if you're gay. It's one of life's greatest mysteries, unanswered by the greatest minds... until now. I believe it's time to put this fight to bed.

Mark de Clive Lowe: Orbiter of Sound

Wyatt Closs | Posted 01.30.2013 | DC
Wyatt Closs

Too bad Mark de Clive Lowe doesn't own a soul spaceship. He could've used one. It might not have taken him so long to pick up all that he has learned and shared from so many musical places

Mirabelle Restaurant: 40 Years and Counting

Scott Bridges | Posted 01.15.2013 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

After 40 years in this town, even the sexiest can use a facelift. And that's exactly what Mirabelle Restaurant on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood has received.

Mila Kunis: I Love Drag Queening Around West Hollywood!

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 06.27.2012 | Los Angeles

"Sometimes I love getting dressed up and looking like a fabulous drag queen and going about town in West Hollywood!" The humorous confession of st...

Broadway's Terri White Brings Her Cabaret to L.A.

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

The Great White Way has captivated audiences from Feinstein's in New York to the San Carlos in Key West, and now it's L.A.'s turn.

Why Ban Bachelorette Parties When We Can Donate the Proceeds to Activist Organizations Fighting for Marriage Equality?

Mona Elyafi | Posted 07.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Mona Elyafi

West Hollywood's iconic social hub, The Abbey Food and Bar has been making headlines with its recent decision to put a (temporary) ban on bachelorette...

WATCH: 'Call Me Maybe' Goes Gay -- And Shirtless

Posted 04.27.2012 | Gay Voices

Carly Rae Jepsen's ubiquitous pop smash "Call Me Maybe" is shaping up to be the song of the summer, inspiring a barrage of clever covers and humorous ...

Judy Garland Lives on at West Hollywood's French Market

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

With 2012 marking the 90th birthday of Judy Garland, there's a special way to celebrate, at West Hollywood's French Market Showroom with acclaimed tribute artist Peter Mac as a triumphant 1960s-era Judy Garland.

West Hollywood: A Cultural Gem

Tamie Adaya | Posted 02.01.2012 | Travel
Tamie Adaya

Currently WeHo is hosting seven colossal abstract sculptures from world-renowned contemporary artists along the grass median of Santa Monica Blvd, historic Route 66.

The Next Step In The West Hollywood Fur Ban

AP | Posted 11.22.2011 | Los Angeles

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The city of West Hollywood has voted to approve a local ordinance that's believed to be the country's first ban on the sale ...

Man Who Went AWOL While Under 'Homosexual Conduct' Investigation Arrested

Posted 01.06.2012 | Gay Voices

A West Hollywood man who allegedly went AWOL from the U.S. Army after being placed under investigation for "homosexual conduct" has been arrested. ...

New West Hollywood Library Invites Cultural Renaissance

Karen Ocamb | Posted 11.30.2011 | Los Angeles
Karen Ocamb

I was reminded of the importance of art, literature and culture during a preview reception Saturday night for the opening of the new West Hollywood Library. The new Library complex has a creative feel to it, with art inside and out.