“Towards the end of the night you fall and tear the skin on your knee. But you pop back up and keep skating. You’re relieved. Now that you’ve fallen once you know you’ll be okay.”
May Day is also known as International Workers’ Day. Yesterday, Los Angeles marched with a spotlight on the attacks on immigrant workers and with a push for the upcoming election.
This weekend, LA showed its pride by marching in resistance of oppression.
The history and art exhibit opens tonight and runs through June 30 at Plummer Park in West Hollywood. Zines! Avengers! Arrests! Street resistance! And a grassroots organizing panel!
Finally, L.A.’s most famous gay bar has a reality show.
“I always felt better after exercising, but also always felt it came at a cost, whether that was a really dirty locker room, an overly fluorescent space playing terrible music, or having to navigate a highly gendered space and endure sexist, homophobic commentary. I wanted to create a space that felt really good to be in, like you were actually going to feel better while being there.”
“The energy in the air was super reminiscent of a sporty lesbian summer camp. Or how I assume a sporty lesbian summer camp would be.”
Meet Button and Bly, lesbian travelers! Then get ready for the premiere of their third season, where they show you around beautiful LA! You’re gonna love these two.
It’s the ‘Straddliest art show ever!
Haviland Stillwell will be performing live with Amir Levi (of Unicorn Plan-It hilarity and fame) and a bevy of talented musicians, including Autostraddle’s own Alex Vega tomorrow night in LA. Get into it!
Wifi and memory foam AND a stand up comedy show? Oh my! Plus meet the queer startup kid behind the innovative pod hotel!
What better way to celebrate the release of the 2012 Autostraddle Calendar than with a bunch of drunk lesbians in West Hollywood?
“Sleeping Around: a new column documenting my sexual conquests, emotional bitch-slaps, carnal fumbles, and relationship follies.”
‘Bloomington’ is a newly-released film with potential to be the newest lesbian movie drama hit, like Better Than Chocolate but … better.
We hit the pavement in West Hollywood to discover if The New York Times is right about the controversial gentrification of the gayest city in the universe.
Los Angeles’ lesbian party of awesomeness, PYT Productions, is having it’s one year anniversary party tonight in West Hollywood and it’s definitely something to celebrate.
US Cities that are gayer than New York City, Los Angeles, Provincetown, and about 50 other gay cities include “Vancouver, Washington,” Orlando and Pittsburgh!
Do you or someone you know have a shwanky house + pool location in the LA area? GOOD WE NEED THAT.