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Queer LA: Dre, Sandra and Sam at La Cuevita’s Sunday Service

All images by Judy Ornelas Sisneros. All rights reserved.

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Hollywood Museum Gears Up for Third Annual “Reel to Real: Portrayals and Perceptions of Gays in Hollywood”!

Aaah, it’s that time of year again…spring has just sprung on its way into summer, Jacaranda leaves are falling through the air and onto wet urban oil slicks, night birds are singing, eclipsed only by LAPD sirens, bullfrogs are croaking, … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland Party/Fundraiser for Los Angeles’ LGBT Youth Center Looms Large by Way of Post Holiday Giving and Receiving by Donating!

Oh what–you think the holidays and all their soulful sentimental festivities are over?!? Aw heck no and take that! We’ll not engage any sort of war on Christmas-after-Christmas!  For, this coming Sunday, January 17th lovingly looms a post haste non-Festivus-for-the-best-in-us … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Carol” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

Carol is The Film Independent Spirit Awards’ nomination for best picture, best actress, best screen play, best director, and there appears to be some Oscar buzz. It is a beautiful picture, set somewhere in the mid-20th Century in New York. There’s … Continue reading

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Joseph Perales’ Sit Down Reading of Screenplay “Georgia” Renders the Second Floor of the Hollywood Museum a History/ Civil Rights Exhibit and Theatre for an Afternoon!

We all know what it’s like not to feel right about ourselves in our own bodies pertaining to size at the very least. Throw in additional insecurity incumbent upon your own desires, fear of one’s father (parents); top it off … Continue reading

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Queer Rockin’ Rules! OK!

Last Friday I was able to visit the Queer Rock Camp Southern California that took place at the Temple Israel in Long Beach, the first rock camp of its kind in the Los Angeles area…actually, only one other camp specifically … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival: Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Red Carpet Gala Honoring “The Outrageous Sophie Tucker”

By all accounts last year’s 9th Annual Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival was a howling success honoring the legendary Carl Reiner. The evening red carpet was a notable crew that included: Francine York, Doris Roberts, Kat Kramer, Karen Sharpe Kramer, Lainie Kazan, Lorraine Newman and Jon … Continue reading

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Queer Pride, Queer Diversity: It’s the Real Thing

Coagula Curatorial’s “Queer Biennial I, LA+NY and Parts in Between” exhibit opening in Chinatown was the scene of a pretty fabulous mini-pride fest last Saturday night.  While many in LA’s LGBT community were on their annual trek to San Francisco’s pride fest, a few … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Transgender Day of Remembrance Sunday

“This year, at least 7 Americans lost their lives because of someone’s hatred for their gender identity. That same hate contributed to the tragic rise in LGBT youth suicides.” (-Allyson Robinson, HRC Deputy Director of Diversity) The Human Rights Campaign … Continue reading

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