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Gay men are insatiable when it comes to representation on our big and small screens, and that’s mostly because representation is still barely there. Though GLAAD’s yearly report states that the 2017-2018 season showed the most LGBTQ characters on broadcast television, it’s ultimately still only 6.4% of tv characters. On top of that, the report found that LGBTQ characters of color are underrepresented in the already underrepresented LGBTQ group. Most LGBTQ characters on tv are cisgender white men (specifically, 77% white...
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The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has named Call Me By Your Name its 2017 Best Picture winner, with the film’s young star Timothée Chalamet also picking up Best Actor as the independent gay romantic drama added to its early awards-season haul Saturday. The film’s director, Luca Guadagnino, shared the association’s Best Director prize with Guillermo del Toro, whose film The Shape of Water also landed Sally Hawkins the Best Actress prize. Supporting actor honors went to Willem Dafoe and Laurie...
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We've featured Psychotherapist Matthew Dempsey's YouTube videos many times over the years. And in his latest YouTube video, he examines, "The Art of Gay Friending." Dempsey recalls that when he first moved to Los Angeles, it was easy to meet people who wanted to make plans. However... "But what i quickly realized was that I was mistaking everybody's general pleasantries with people who were actually willing and able to follow-up, and wanted to create some friendships. And that was really hard." So what...
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LOS ANGELES - In response to President Trump's tweeted endorsement of the far-right, anti-Muslim group Britain First, the Los Angeles LGBT Center issued the following statement: "The Los Angeles LGBT Center joins with the international human rights community to condemn President Trump’s endorsement this morning of far-right propaganda against Muslims. "Tweeting videos spread by British extremists that further demonize Muslims opens the door for Trump’s supporters to target Muslims for acts of hatred and violence. This action is indefensible on many...
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"He called him things like ‘whore of Babylon.'" A Los Angeles man has been convicted of first-degree murder after shooting his gay son and stabbing his wife to death in March 2016. Shehada Issa, 70, originally claimed he killed his son Amir in self-defense after the 29-year-old killed Issa’s wife, Rabihah. Coming home from a trip, he told police, he found Rabihah stabbed to death in the bathroom. Investigating noises, Shehada grabbed his gun and went outside, where Amir allegedly threatened...
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Coworkers started a rumour that Pearl and another male employee were engaged in a relationship. A man has won a settlement against his former employer for homophobic discrimination. The best part is, the guy isn’t even gay. James Pearl, 55, used to work as a sanitation worker in Los Angeles. His lawyer alleges that Pearl was subjected to “insults, criticisms, demeaning comments, suggestive remarks, offensive posters, cartoons … concerning his alleged sexual orientation” while he was a City employee. Coworkers also...
murray-swanby

Say hello to your new reality star crush, Murray Swanby. The VIP host at the centre of all the drama going down in new show What Happens at The Abbey, which follows the lives of the guys and gals who work at Los Angeles’ most famous gay club. You may have spotted Murray before when he hung out with Sam Callahan for some shirtless fun earlier this year. Like Sam, the American hunk isn’t shy when it comes to a naked selfie...
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Trans woman also stars in clip, which tackles a 'perceived anti-welcome sentiment' head on An adorable gay couple share a sweet kiss in a brand new campaign video from Discover Los Angeles. The clip was uploaded to Facebook with the hashtag #EveryoneIsWelcome, amassing over half a million views in 24 hours. Additionally, a trans woman is among the other real Los Angelenos who voluntarily took part in the vid. Meanwhile, Madonna’s choreographer Megan Lawson also makes an appearance. The cute gay couple’s romantic...
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What Happens At The Abbey ends up on E!… The network’s latest reality show focuses on the goings on of employees at Los Angeles’ most famous gay nightclub The Abbey, and will feature lesbian, gay and straight relationship storylines. The club has played host to a number of high profile celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Dita Von Teese, Christina Aguilera, Elizabeth Taylor and Elton John. The two and a half minute trailer includes excessive partying, family drama and steamy get downs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnxmyJLoywU “The Abbey is the sexiest...
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SILVER LAKE, LOS ANGELES (KABC) - Hundreds of LGBT members and supporters held a peaceful protest in Silver Lake Saturday, marking the 50th anniversary of the first major gay rights demonstration in the U.S. On this night in 1967, hundreds of LGBT members gathered outside the Black Cat Tavern. Their peaceful demonstration followed the arrest of same-sex couples and incidents of police brutality at the bar on New Year's Eve. Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell explained what happened. "There were about...
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Vandals in Los Angeles have defaced the LA LGBT Centre with a series of homophobic slurs. Workers arrived at the centre on Friday to find slurs including “f*ck trannies”, “f*ck all y’all” and “f*g” across the side of the facility which is located in Hollywood. “It happened sometime between 9 and 10 pm last night,” Director of Facilities at the Centre, Jackie DeFede, told Vanguard Now. “We had a security officer on duty, but he was patrolling other areas of the building....
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Anyone who has attended one of Adele’s massive sold-out shows lately knows the British star is really going for that “everywoman” vibe, which translates to lots and lots of talking in between belting out power ballads. For the purists who just came to hear her sing, it’s a little much. To everyone else, it’s pure heaven — lighten up, purists! She’s having her moment. Adele’s latest crowd-pleasing audience interaction took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (one of eight sold...

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The 2018 Oscars race has begun. The trailer for the gay conversion drama, Boy Erased, is finally here, and grab some tissues because it is...

'We want everyone to have an enjoyable holiday, whatever their background or family make-up' Sponsored: Cottages.com has revealed an inclusive new TV ad as part...