Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Straight Porn Star Comes Forward, Reveals That He’d Falsified STD Diagnosis

“I started unraveling around mid-June. There was a contract I had with a company for a male enhancement product, and they were going to pay me monthly, but they decided to pull the contract. I was like ‘Ah!’ I was going into July, and then I got this positive on the syphilis test. It was just slam, slam, slam, and …

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Syphilis Case Shuts Down LA Porn

Some of the largest companies in the sprawling porn industry centered around Los Angeles have come to a standstill after a performer revealed that he’d hidden his syphilis diagnosis from producers and filmed several scenes knowing that he’d been infected. His name has not been disclosed nor is it known if he performed in gay or straight scenes. (Or both.) …

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Billboard Of The Day

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LAX To FLL In 24 Hours

Another flight nightmare from Spirit Airlines. Passengers on-board a Spirit Airlines flight landed in South Florida nearly a day after taking off from Los Angeles. Flight 310 departed LAX at 10 pm PST Saturday night, but was forced to make an emergency landing in Houston due to an unruly passenger. The 81-year-old man, who is blind, was kicking and screaming. …

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LOS ANGELES: Referendum To Require Condoms In All Porn Makes County Ballot

Proponents of mandatory condom usage in all porn productions have succeeded in their bid to place the measure before Los Angeles County voters in November. In January the city council of Los Angeles adopted the same requirement. Via press release from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation: “We are extremely pleased to learn that our County of Los Angeles ballot measure to …

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The LAPD’s Website Banner

This is real and it’s up right now. (Via Karen Ocamb)

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Cheaper Gayborhoods

CNN Money suggests cheaper alternatives. San Francisco Most popular neighborhood among same-sex male couples: Castro, San Francisco ($671 per square foot). Affordable alternative: Brisbane, Calif. ($311 per square foot). Most popular neighborhood among same-sex female couples: Castro, San Francisco ($671 per square foot). Affordable alternative: Redwood Heights, Oakland ($230 per square foot). New York Most popular neighborhood among same-sex male …

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Rodney King Dead At 47

Rodney King, the nation’s most famous victim of police brutality, has been found dead at the age of 47. Police in Rialto, California, received a 911 call from King’s fiancee, Cynthia Kelly, about 5:25 a.m., said Capt. Randy DeAnda. Responding officers found King at the bottom of the pool, removed him and attempted to revive him. He was pronounced dead …

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Did The President Make A Blowjob Joke?

“I want to thank my wonderful friend who accepts a little bit of teasing about Michelle beating her in pushups — (laughter) — but I think she claims Michelle didn’t go all the way down. (Laughter.) That’s what I heard. I just want to set the record straight — Michelle outdoes me in pushups as well. (Laughter.) So she shouldn’t …

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LA Gay Bar Bans Bachelorette Parties

Citing recent LGBT rights setbacks like North Carolina’s Amendment one, Los Angeles gay hotspot The Abbey has banned bachelorette parties. From their press release: Every Friday and Saturday night, we’re flooded with requests from straight girls in penis hats who want to ogle our gogos, dance with the gays and celebrate their pending nuptials. They are completely unaware that the …

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Cher Surprises Chaz At GLAAD Awards

That’s Rep. Mary Bono Mack with them. More on the event.

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Details Emerge On Breitbart’s Death

NBC Los Angeles: Breitbart was walking near his home in Brentwood, Calif just after midnight Thursday when he collapsed according to his father-in-law Orson Bean. Someone saw Breitbart fall and called 911. Emergency crews tried to revive him and rushed him to the emergency room at UCLA Medical Center, Bean said. It’s interesting that Christian right wingnut and actor Orson …

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LA & SF To Rally After Prop 8 Decision

Rallies will be held in San Francisco and Los Angeles tomorrow after the Ninth Circuit Court issues its ruling on Proposition 8. Nothing in my inbox about NYC so far, but check back here later. Hit the links for Facebook event pages.

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LOS ANGELES: City Council Adopts Condom Requirement For Porn

The Los Angeles City Council has approved a measure requiring the use of condoms in all porn productions. Via press release from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation: In an historic move, during today’s City Council meeting, the Los Angeles City Council adopted the proposed ordinance, ‘City of Los Angeles Safer Sex In The Adult Film Industry Act,’ a ballot initiative that …

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CALIFORNIA: Activist Group Launches Drive To Outlaw Bareback Porn Making

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has launched a petition drive for a ballot measure that would require condom usage in all porn produced in Los Angeles County. “The county has a primary responsibility of protecting the public health,” foundation President Michael Weinstein told The Times. Weinstein asserted that the county Board of Supervisors has “steadfastly refused” to take action against porn …

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LOS ANGELES: Some Healthcare Providers Deny Treatment To HIV+ Patients

Think Progress notes a Williams Institute study which gave the above results. Women and minorities were the most frequently refused. The linked article also notes that three out of four HIV patients do not receive enough medication to “stay healthy and prevent the transmittal of the virus to others.”

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3000 Cops Evict Occupy Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES: Gay-Friendly Mom Blogs Objection To Gay Hook-Up Billboard

A Los Angeles mom who describes herself as a gay-friendly, sex-positive feminist is unhappy with the above Manhunt billboard because her son sees it twice a day on his way to school. You try explaining the “Zero feet away MANHUNT MOBILE” phone application to your 9-year-old son. A 9-year-old who loves Army guys, and so noticed the dog tags right …

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Los Angeles Seeks Gay Parents

Los Angeles County has launched a publicity campaign seeking gay adoptive and foster parents for the over 30,000 children presently in their system. Via press release: The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is partnering with three non-profit organizations to recruit gay and lesbian families to foster and adopt children during November, National Adoption Month, in …

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November 21st At LA’s Walt Disney Hall: Tribute Concert To Bob Mould

Tickets go on sale this Sunday. In this very special, one-night-only event, some of today’s greatest artists gather to celebrate the music of punk and alternative rock icon, Bob Mould. Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie), Ryan Adams, No Age, Best Coast, Craig Finn and Tad Kubler (The Hold Steady), and Margaret Cho with Grant Lee …

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