In the face of overwhelming harassment and persecution of homosexuals during the 1950s, a certain plucky queer magazine based in downtown Los Angeles was steadfast in its political mission to elevate gay and lesbian Americans.
The L.A. Pride Parade and Festival in West Hollywood is a fixture of Los Angeles life, but 50 years ago, it was at the center of a heated battle between the authorities and the LGBT community’s wish to be publicly gay.
From the outside, it's not much to look at, but this small home in East Hollywood was a warm home for an unusual family — a place of refuge for dozens of young, displaced members of the LBGTQ community.
Floyd’s death, made that much more horrific with his pleas of “I can’t breathe," has again triggered demands for police reform and an end to racism — the same cry that occurred almost 30 years ago when King survived a brutal videotaped beating...
“Our nation has come a long way, and we still have a long way to go,” said Rev. Cecil “Chip” Murray, pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church of Los Angeles during the 1992 Uprising.
The Watts Uprising and the 1992 L.A. Rebellion were both fiery chapters in L.A.’s history. Many are asking, “how could history have repeated itself?” To answer that question, we delve into the events that conspired to create less expansive and more...
The 442nd Regiment comprised second-generation soldiers fighting for the liberation of Europe from Nazism. Ironically, while helping free those in Europe, their relatives were incarcerated in camps across the U.S.
Though Captain Hancock would make many trips to the Galapagos on his ocean research vessel, Velero III. This trip was special in that it was not to study the remote island chains’ unique flora and fauna, but to solve a gripping mystery.