“I can confidently say that it’s about visibility and being included, so that we are not just living in the shadows, that we are creative, that we experience trauma like other people experience trauma, but that we also experience joy, and that we have many things to celebrate about ourselves and are proud of our communities,” said the executive director of the LGBTQ Center.
This year the four-day festival (Sept. 30-Oct.3) will return with in-person screenings at the Art Theatre of Long Beach and Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in addition to some online programming for viewers who prefer to stay home.
As we celebrate these improvements in LGBTQ+ affirmation, there’s also work to be done.
Porter Gilberg has served as executive director of the Center since 2014.
With The Pizza Place shuttered, its massive patio—directly neighboring The Falcon—has remained unused and full of potential.
The building that is home to The Brit is up for sale, being offered for $1.1 million—and depending on its buyer, could alter the corridor.
The organization cited construction concerns, demographics, and more as its reason for moving the historic celebration.
Jewels is receiving a key to the city, a given for the queer kids in Long Beach for whom Jewels has saved—and that includes me.
Ripples’ owners and life partners Larry Hebert and John Garcia have finally shuttered the windows on Nov. 30.
Dirty Patti interviews VConscious, one of the many artists readying to perform this weekend during OUT LOUD: Queer Futures.