Netflix Employees Stage Walkout In Hollywood Over Dave Chappelle SpecialThey are protesting the streaming giant’s decision to release the comedy special in which Chappelle makes a series of transphobic remarks.
L.A. County Board Considers Expanding Mental Health Services For LGBTQ+ Jail PopulationThe board motion requires three votes to pass.
Unlawful Assembly Declared As Violence Erupts Over Trans Rights Outside Koreatown SpaViolence broke out at dueling demonstrations over trans rights in front of a Koreatown spa Saturday, fueled by a viral video posted by a woman upset that a person with male genitalia who identified as female was allowed to disrobe in the spa's women's section.
Organization Provides Love, Support To LGBTQ+ Community One Hug At A TimeFree Mom Hugs advocates for the equality of the LGBTQ+ community by providing resources, education, support, and yes, one big hug.
Pride Celebrations To Mark Its 51st Year In Los AngelesFifty-one years later, Pride parades are celebrated around the world because even though many rights have been won, activists say there is still so much to fight for.
Raiders' Carl Nassib Becomes First Openly Gay Active NFL Player, Partners With SoCal-Based 'Trevor Project'Carl Nassib, defensive end for the Las Vegas Raiders, made history on Monday by becoming the first openly gay active player for the National Football League.
'God Wants Me To Love My Son': Southern Baptist Minister Celebrates National Coming Out DayA Southern California family supported their son throughout his coming-out process and are encouraging others to do the same for their loved ones.
Violence Against Transgender People Sparks Renewed Calls For JusticeLos Angeles LGBTQ+ activists are pushing to bring attention to violence against transgender and gender non-conforming people across the city and the country.
LA Councilman Halts Removal Of All Black Lives Matter Mural In HollywoodThe words “All Black Lives Matter” were painted Saturday on Hollywood Boulevard ahead of a massive anti-racism march in solidarity with the LGBTQ community.
'An Incredible Victory': Supreme Court Rules Employers Can't Fire Workers For Being Gay, TransgenderThe court decided by a 6-3 vote that a key provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 known as Title VII that bars job discrimination because of sex, among other reasons, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.
Thousands Gather For 'All Black Lives Matter' Pride MarchThousands of people marched throughout the Los Angeles area on Saturday to highlight demands for justice for all black lives, particularly black LGBTQ+ people.
'All Black Lives Matter' Painted On Hollywood Street In Honor Of Pride Month, Push For Racial Equality2020 Pride celebrations mark the 50th anniversary of annual LGBTQ+ Pride traditions as protests are erupting across the country in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Peaceful Protest Led By 'LGBTQ+ For #BlackLivesMatter' Underway In West HollywoodA protest led by group "LGBTQ+ For #BlackLivesMatter" was underway in West Hollywood Wednesday at the intersection on Santa Monica and La Cienega Boulevard.
LA Pride Festival Cancels In-Person Celebration, Will Go DigitalOn its 50th anniversary, the iconic Los Angeles Pride Festival and Parade, which normally draw hundreds of thousands of people to West Hollywood in June, will be going digital because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hallmark Apologizes For Removing Ads Featuring Same-Sex Couple After BacklashA commercial meant to show a celebration of love became the center of controversy after Hallmark blocked it from airing on its channel.