San Francisco-based artist and LGBT activist Gilbert Baker, the man who first gave the world the iconic LGBT rainbow flag in 1978, has died at the age of 65. His longtime friend and author of “When We Rise: My Life in the Movement,” Cleve Jones, made the announcement via his twitter account yesterday. Jones
It’s been two months since the Orlando murders at the Pulse gay Nightclub in Florida. And it’s been just about that long since I last posted on this here hiss fit. The blood from the murdered 49 was probably not completely dry yet when we woke up on Sunday, June 12, to get ready to
Ohmygawd, do you guys remember pride rings? I totally recall those rainbow colored rings that every openly queer person dangled from their necks back in the early 90s. These rings give me a total flashback to a time when you were seriously messing with your very LIFE whenever you put the rainbow colors anywhere on
Almost forgot. The Erotic City section of this year’s CSW Pride Festival had a show worth mentioning. They put on a little S&M display where they hog tied a hot guy and gave him a good flogging. I’m pretty sure I recognize the guy from one of them um … movie boxes. Anyway, the
West Hollywood Pride Festival was part cluster fuckery and part fabulosity. The line to get into the festival was REDIC for starters. That shit curled down Santa Monica Blvd. Lucky for me, I had one of those all access VIP bracelets (it’s how I do, shoot). But even the VIP entrance had a line.
The Pride issue of Frontiers Magazine hit the newsstands yesterday. It’s like their biggest issue of the year, so you best believe a lot of work goes into this fucker, so you best grab yourself a copy like NOW! The band Gossip graces the cover, highlighting plus size punk goddess Beth Ditto (she say’s she’s
I can’t believe West Hollywood Leslie bar The Palms is closing (that’s Leslie for lesbian btw)! Then again, I can’t BELIEVE a lesbian bar has managed to keep its doors open for over 40 years in the better half of West Hollywood! According to wehoville.com, West Hollywood’s only lesbian bar will officially close June 9,