On Sunday June 12th , West Hollywood will be home to the iconic 46th annual LA PRIDE Parade and is free for all to attend. Drawing in hundreds of thousands to the city early, the LA PRIDE parade celebrates the history of the LGBTQ movement and showcases its current diversity with its colorful array of parade entries aimed to excite both the young and the young at heart.
Bernie Sanders made an impromptu stop in West Hollywood last Sunday, June 5th near Hamburger Mary's just after noon!
Photos by Thuc Win
The 2016 LA PRIDE Festival and Parade is at the center of community and pop culture, bringing some of the hottest musical acts to West Hollywood to celebrate equality and the diversity of the LGBTQ community. The inclusive 3-day LA PRIDE Festival weekend is set to once again offer something for everyone from music to art, culture and signature events. Featuring three different music stages, the Delta Air Lines Main Stage, the Nissan Latin Music Stage powered by Club Papi and the Hip Hop Music Stage powered by B.A.S.H. LA PRIDE’s weekend of entertainment sets the stage to bring in one of the Festival’s most exciting lineups. This year’s festival features a collection of tailored programming from Dyke Marches to Vogue Balls, Youth Dances, Trans* Socials, immersive art exhibits and more.
The Other Side was a gay Silverlake bar that had a long history of good (and not so good) times.
This video does a wonderful job of portraying what it was like to be Gay in LA in a time where homosexuality was illegal. Gay Pride month is the perfect time to reflect on how far we've come!
The innocuous signal that spurred them to action came when they saw a middle-aged man close his laptop and head toward a public restroom known in the area as a place where men have sex with each other. One of the undercover officers followed him inside.
Within moments, police were leading the man away in handcuffs. His crime: exposing himself to the officer.