Tag Archives: Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES: Officials Report Possible Cases Of Rare Ocular Syphillis Strain

Via the Los Angeles Times: Public health officials across the West Coast are urging medical professionals to look out for cases of ocular syphilis – a sexually transmitted disease that can cause blindness – after two potential cases in Los Angeles recently. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued an advisory for primary and eye-care providers to look …

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CALIFORNIA: Dozens Injured In Commuter Train Collision With Truck

Via the Los Angeles Times: A Metrolink train derailed in Oxnard early today after colliding with a tractor trailer on the tracks. The collision occurred about 5:55 a.m. at the Rice Road crossing, Metrolink spokesman Scott Johnson told the Los Angeles Times. The collision derailed three of the passenger train’s cars and injured at least 30 people, he said. He …

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LOS ANGELES: Glee Cast To Perform At Family Equality Council Awards Gala

The Family Equality Council will hold its Los Angeles Awards gala on Saturday. Performers include Cheyenne Jackson and Glee cast members Lea Michelle, Darren Criss, and Chord Overstreet. If you’d like to attend, hit the link for a $20 raffle to win air travel for two and two nights at the Beverly Hilton. Entries close tomorrow.

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LOS ANGELES: Ninth Circuit Court Upholds Law Mandating Condoms In Porn

Via the Associated Press: A Los Angeles County ordinance requiring actors in pornographic films to use condoms does not violate the porn industry’s First Amendment rights of free expression, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The decision from a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the industry’s contention that having actors use condoms would interfere …

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Massive Fire In Downtown Los Angeles

Via the Los Angeles Times: A massive fire in downtown Los Angeles early Monday engulfed an apartment tower under construction, damaged two other buildings and left freeways and roads closed. The northbound 110 Freeway remained closed as of 5 a.m., but Caltrans reopened the 101 Freeway and the southbound 110 at around 4:30 a.m. Caltrans says it hopes to reopen …

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Billboard Of The Day

Via the Catholic League: For the past several years, we’ve been engaged in a battle of the billboards with our atheist foes at Christmastime. The typical venue has been New York City, the media capital of the nation. This year we chose to put our mark on the culture by making a statement in Los Angeles, right outside of Hollywood. …

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LOS ANGELES: Couple Tried For Killing “Gay Acting” Eight Year-Old Son

In a case that mirrors a similarly tragic outcome earlier this year in Oregon, a Los Angeles couple is being tried for viciously abusing and murdering the mother’s eight year-old son after taunting him for playing with dolls. You may not want to read any further. Before 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez was allegedly beaten to death by his mother and her …

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LOS ANGELES: Porn Shoot Permits Drop 90% After Condom Use Mandate

In November 2012, Los Angeles County voters approved a bill that mandates the use of condoms in all porn video shoots. The Associated Press reports today that local applications for porn filming permits dropped by more than 90% last year. But that doesn’t mean that condom-less filming isn’t still taking place. So where are those hundreds of films available for …

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Viral Video Of The Day

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LOS ANGELES: Grammy Museum To Open Exhibit Honoring Donna Summer

Via the Randy Report: Fans of classic 70s and 80s pop/rock/dance music – mark your calendars! On July 2, 2014, The GRAMMY Museum will unveil its latest temporary exhibition, Donna Summer: Four Seasons of Love. Located on the Museum’s fourth floor, the exhibition will offer visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the iconic career of 5-time Grammy Award-winner Donna Summer. This …

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De Blasio Pays Off On Hockey Bet

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Gloria Allred At Los Angeles Pride

Famed/notorious attorney Gloria Allred rode in yesterday’s Los Angeles Pride parade bearing a purposely misspelled sign which references a lawsuit she filed on Friday. A lawsuit filed Friday against the Los Angeles Unified School District by a former student alleges administrators failed to intervene when he was bullied and taunted for months last year about his sexuality. The lawsuit, filed …

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LOS ANGELES: Stars And Activists Protest Brunei’s Brutal Sharia Laws

The top clip features a rousing speech by Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center CEO Lori Jean.

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LA Pride Adds Roller Disco

Frontiers Magazine gushes: Even more than securing top-notch talent for its weekend festivities, teaming up with the likes of L.A. nightlife impresarios Luke Nero and Andrés Rigal could be Pride’s smartest move to date. Christopher Street West, the organization responsible for putting on L.A. Pride each summer, has announced that the duo will be producing this year’s ultimate VIP experience: …

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HomoQuotable – John Aravosis

“It was only a few weeks ago that America was lecturing the gay community about its intolerance for intolerance, for objecting to a bigot (in fact, an anti-gay activist, Brendan Eich) running a major American corporation (in this case, the Mozilla Foundation). Republicans, including gay conservatives, were particularly upset that anyone would judge a man’s job performance, especially the man …

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LGBT Donor Conference Moved From Hotel Owned By Brunei Over Stoning Law

The Gill Action Fund has moved a conference planned for next month out of the tony Beverly Hills Hotel over Brunei’s institution of death by stoning for homosexuality. The hotel is owned by the sultan of Brunei. The Washington Blade reports: Kirk Fordham, executive director of Gill Action, informed the Blade that a new venue would be chosen in the …

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LOS ANGELES: Vaccinations Urged For Gay Men After Three Meningitis Deaths

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today urged that gay and bisexual men be vaccinated for meningitis. Eight cases of meningitis have been reported in the Los Angeles area since the start of the year and there have been three deaths. All men who have sex with men, whether or not they identify as gay or bisexual and …

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Joe Biden Pushes ENDA At HRC Gala

“My grandkids, my children, and their kids are going to be shocked, it shocks the conscious that this very moment in American history, in some states, an employer can fire you just because of who you are, or who you love.  It’s close to barbaric.  I mean think about this, a man, no I really mean this.  Imagine, imagine, 20 …

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Minor Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles

A minor earthquake woke up much of Los Angeles at 6:30am today.  Twitter is going nuts. UPDATE: LA news anchors dove under their desk.

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GMCLA – The 12 Rockin’ Days of Christmas

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