Tag Archives: West Hollywood

WeHo City Council Votes To Recommend Removal Of Trump’s Star, But That Probably Won’t Happen [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: The city of West Hollywood approved a proposal to remove President Donald Trump’s star from the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, citing recent costly vandalism and recent demonstrations around the star. West Hollywood’s five-member city council passed the measure unanimously on Monday evening, allowing it to move forward with a request to remove the star, which ...

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WeHo City Council To Vote On Removing Trump’s Star

From the Hollywood Reporter: The West Hollywood City Council will vote Monday night on a resolution urging the Los Angeles City Council and Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to permanently remove Donald Trump’s walk of fame star. The marker, which was unveiled in 2007, has been vandalized numerous times and completely destroyed twice to date. “The City Council will consider adopting ...

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#ShootBack Signs Appear Across West Hollywood

The Los Angeles Times reports: Stickers and posters featuring a rainbow-colored version of the Gadsden flag and the hashtag #ShootBack were raising eyebrows in West Hollywood on Thursday morning in the wake of the massacre at a gay nightclub in Florida. The signage was affixed to electric boxes, light poles, trash cans and other fixtures near West Hollywood City Hall, ...

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REPORT: Actor Leslie Jordan Involved In Anti-Gay Fracas At WeHo Starbucks

West Hollywood police responded to a Starbucks yesterday after actor Leslie Jordan reportedly confronted three young men who had been screaming anti-gay slurs at the customers. WeHoVille reports: Joseph Daniels, a photographer who was present at Starbucks this morning, said the incident began a little after 11 a.m. when the men were in line waiting to order coffee and began ...

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Chinese Gays Marry In West Hollywood

Via the Los Angeles Times: For seven Chinese gay couples, a trip to California offered something that wasn’t legal at home: marriage certificates. The couples were among hundreds who entered a high-profile online contest offering an all-expenses-paid American dream wedding. On Tuesday, they wed at the West Hollywood Library — the same place where, two summers ago, gay couples married ...

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Todrick Hall – Alice In WeHoLand

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WEST HOLLYWOOD: Salon Owner Accused Of Trying To Hire Neo-Nazi Hitmen To Kill Her Gay Latino Competitor

Via KTLA-5 in Los Angeles: A high-profile skin care expert tried to contact a white supremacist group to kill a business rival who was a “double minority, Mexican gay,” a sheriff’s detective testified in a Los Angeles courtroom Monday. Dawn Melody DaLuise, 55, appeared at Airport Courthouse for a preliminary hearing at which a judge determine there was enough evidence ...

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Jury Awards $5.4M To Woman In Sexual Assault Case At LA Gay Nightclub

A California jury has awarded $5.4M to a woman who reported that she was sexually assaulted by a male employee of the West Hollywood gay nightclub Here Lounge. The 43-year-old woman sued the Here Lounge and club worker Victor Cruz, alleging she was assaulted and raped by him on March 23, 2009. After a 15-day trial in Santa Monica Superior ...

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WeHo Gay Man Brain Dead Of Meningitis

West Hollywood resident Brett Shaad was declared brain dead yesterday afternoon after suffering a fast-moving bacterial meningitis infection, prompting fears that the outbreak currently hitting New York City’s gay men has spread to the west coast. Karen Ocamb reports at Frontiers: The 33 year old West Hollywood resident was a lawyer, a real estate broker and very popular among his ...

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Gay Nightclub Sued By Two Women Who Claim They Were Raped By Staffers

Popular West Hollywood gay nightclub The Abbey is being sued by two women who claim that they were drugged and raped by club staffers. According to the lawsuit a gay woman who says she had never had sexual relations with a man was at The Abbey with her girlfriend in November, 2011. She says she and her girlfriend had a ...

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WeHo Installs Rainbow Crosswalks

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Gingrich Bus Gets A Flat In WeHo

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SATURDAY: WeHo LGBT 99% March

Detail on the Facebook event page.

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Photo Of The Day

A shrine to Elizabeth Taylor has sprung up in the West Hollywood gay bar The Abbey, where Taylor was known to drop in. This weekend the bar will donate proceeds from sales of their Blue Velvet martini to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. (Via – TMZ)

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Don’t Be A Dick

This kid kills me. Totes.

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West Hollywood: We Are Ready To Resume Gay Marriages If We Get The Word

As we all wait on Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling about a stay, West Hollywood City Hall is putting the word out that they are ready to resume officiating same-sex marriages at a moment’s notice. Via Karen Ocamb: West Hollywood Mayor Pro Tem John Duran says he is ready to start officiating again. “As soon as the federal judge lifts the ...

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QueerTracker

Not too crazy about the bit at 3:15. Very NSFW. (Tipped by JMG reader Bill)

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Rock For Equality: Hundreds Rally In CA For Social Security Benefits

Hundreds of activists and politicians rallied in West Hollywood this weekend calling for equality in Social Security benefits. Speakers included Sen. Barbara Boxer and NGLTF head Rea Carey. State and local officials joined hundreds of people outside the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center in Hollywood on Sunday morning to kick off a national grass-roots campaign demanding equal Social Security ...

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The WeHo Effigy Guys Are Back

You may recall the gay couple from West Hollywood who last Halloween raised the ire of the right wing with an effigy of Sarah Palin, which they later took down after complaints from neighbors. Well, they’re back – this time with a nude Maggie Gallagher with her arm raised in a Hitler salute. Via Curbed LA: More about what’s on ...

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Rick Warren Does Damage Control

In a transparent move to bolster his image with LGBT people, Rick Warren visited an AIDS thrift shop in West Hollywood yesterday to pose for photos and buy some books (two of which were his own). TMZ reports: We got this pic, taken yesterday at Out of the Closet thrift store. That’s Warren on the right (naturally), his arm around ...

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