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Ever Week in Hollywood
Tigerheat Thursdays

Thursdays at Avalon Nightclub, 1735 N. Vine (just north of Hollywood Blvd). 18+ weekly dance nights, go-go boys, album release parties, men/women, black/white/Latin/Asian mix; $6 before 11pm.
Eleven years-running
GAMeBoi - Los Angeles

Every Friday at Rage, 8911 Santa Monica Blvd, WeHo. Weekly 18+ gay Asian dance party, go-go boys,Pop & Hip Hop music videos. Free Entry before 9:30pm. $8 before 10pm, $12 general admission.
Breeches & Leather Uniform Fanclub
BLUF at Eagle LA

Every second Friday at Eagle LA, 4219 Santa Monica Blvd, Silverlake, LA. Fetish Fridays, for men, dress code strongly encouraged.
Beginning March 4th Jeffrey Sanker + Paul Nichols Present
Fresh Fridays

Every Friday, 9pm-4am at Flaming Saddles, 8811 Santa Monica Blvd, WeHo. The biggest party in the West is back - where it all began! With DJ Casy Alva and the Fresh Dancers.
Weekly events in Pomona
Stripped Saturdays + Ethel Mae Potter Drag Pageant Sundays

Stripped SATURDAY at 340 Restaurant, 340 S Thomas St, Pomona - All male revues 8pm-3am with Boy Toy go-gos and three dance floors. Drag Pageant SUNDAYS 8pm-2am, showtime 9:30pm, 18+ nights hosted by Melody Sings.
Tom of Finland Foundation
Uninstructed Nude Figure Drawing and Painting

Second Sunday /month, 1-4pm, TOM House, LA. Nude Figure Drawing/Painting. $25 suggested donation. Protecting, preserving. promoting erotic art. DJ RocketManLA spins. Workshop Coordinator: Miguel Angel Reyes. Reservations required - see calendar.
Under the direction of Michael Kearns

Mondays 7- 9pm at Spirit Studio, 3621 Brunswick Ave, Atwater Village/ Glendale. A writing collective and spoken word performance group comprised of out lesbian, gay, and queer seniors living in Los Angeles. The artistic troupe has gained a reputation for its literary merit while capturing the zeitgeist of their generation.
"A celebration of our favorite outcast."

Third Mondays, 7:30-11pm at Akbar. LGBT artistic space odyssey and evening of new experimental performance works. Gay Astronaut Ian MacKinnon hosts a handful of hot queers presenting cutting edge performances from multiple artistic disciplines. A venue for new queer work, embracing all artistic disciplines, PLANET QUEER is created by Ian MacKinnon & Travis Wood.
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary with a special schedule of events & initiatives
UCLA Film & Television Archive

Daily film screenings from the UCLA Film & Television Archives of restored motion pictures, with retrospectives, director's series and special themes. In the Life LBGT news magazine's 20-year collection of historic materials, LA Rebellion, Creating a New Black Cinema, Iranian cinema, and more. See their website for upcoming events and films.
Back again for Labor day weekend
Megawoof America - TooL

September 1, 2018, 9pm-2am. Come and get our construction team to lay down some pipe! Music By GloVibes and Sindri Galvan. Hosted By Tony DeSantiago and Armando Javier Galue Piqueras. Decor by Robert Sanchez.
Bullet Bar presents
Cocksock + RezErection + Crisco Disco + Spank + Underbear

September 7, 2018, 9pm Cocksock 4-yr anniversary w/ dancer Cazden Hunter + DJ Steve Cunningham. Sep 9, 12-4pm RezErection SUN drinks specials + 4-8pm Crisco Disco w/ DJs Steve Cunningham + Brian Novy. Sep 10, 9pm-1am (every MON) Spank Karaoke w/ host Alex Kitay, Mr Long Beach Leather 2010. Sep 22, 9pm Cigar Social w/ Master Kevin. Sep 28, 2018, FRI 9pm Underbear Party w/ DJ Youngsamuel.
Fridays 18+ at RAGE

September 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018, and every Friday 9pm-2am at Rage, WeHo. The longest running and most recognized gay Asian dance party, drawing thousands of attendees in LA and SF. Top 40, hip-hop, EDM, and Asian pop, hi-def video projection, fully staffed bars, the hottest go-go boys, exclusive performances. GAMeBoi LA Resident VJ LaRock + VJ Jason Lin (1st floor).
Boulet Brothers Events Present DTLA’S hornee homo party

September 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018, 10pm-1am. Palace + stage show spectacular every Friday night at Precinct. SHE’S HUGE, H0RNY, HUNG & READY TO PARTY. Prepare for High Faggotry, Art, Trash, Disco, Dick + Rock & Roll – join the new queer punk army every Friday night featuring a rotating cast of the world’s wildest pink talents. Next: Oct 5th.
The DTLA Bear Party - Every Second Saturday
Bearracuda Los Angeles

September 8, 2018, 9pm at Precinct DTLA. Dad Safari. Dance party for bears, cubs and friendst. DJ DEL STAMP (Vancouver, BC). Featuring The Bearracuda Go-Go Army. Photos/ decor by Dusti Cunningham.

September 8, 2018, 9pm-2am, Eagle LA. Stimulate serious PRIMAL URGES with the BIGGEST, HAIRIEST, BEASTLY BEATS! Grab your favorite FAUX FUR accessories and/or animal skin (LEATHER, PLEATHER, RUBBER, etc) or COME AS YOU ARE! GET SWEATY WITH THE HOTTEST HALF-NAKED MEN as nature intended! DJ Pure Noise - Xtra Hard!
Reload Afterhours

September 9, 2018, 3am-noon at Station 1640, 1640 N Cahuenga Blvd Hollywood. LA's Weekly SAT Night/ SUN Morning Afterhours. This week: DJ Alexander. Hosted By Jenna Marx.
Play with the bears at #BearBust Sundays
Bear Bust

September 9 + 16, 2018, SUN 8pm-2am, PrecinctDTLA. Weekly Sunday events for bears w/ Patio Games, Pop up Barbershop, Cheap Beer, GOGO MEAT Matt C + Stephen. DJ Tibbers. Facebook. Next date: Sept 23 + 30.
All inclusive/ all about fagging out - dance those issues away
Daddy Issues - CHOICES! w/ Special Guest TATIANNA TATIANNA

September 15, 2018, 10pm-2am. Eclectic electronic dance beats, house. disco/ techno mix featuring fresh UK, European, and US talent + dance classics. DJs: MEDIC + MATEO SEGADE. SHOWS: Eddie Gessford, Asa Slayton, Kevin Jooce, Steven Serrano, Jared Rea Zor. ZADDYS: Olly Wood, Tokeyo Peterson, Trey Armon, Shahrokh Mosavinejad. FIRE SHOW: Bryce Willard Smithe.
Lesbian Sunset Cruise & Yacht Party
Lesbian Yacht Party

September 16, 2018, 5-8pm.Three-hour sunset cruise along the coast of Southern California on a yacht with cocktails, small bites, and music while delighting in cityscape views with other friendly lesbians!
Feel the Heat ART IS ACTIVISM! - Gay centered performance activist IAN MACKINNON
Planet Queer: Strip Bingo

September 17, 2018, 8-11pm. UNIQUE EVENING of interstellar QUEER performances, Fabulous Performance Art, Galactic Dance, Burly Burlesque, Killer Drag, Dreamy Music! Joining with BET YER BOTTOM BINGO w/ co-host JP!
Babes and Beaus of the Hollywood Jane Revue
Swipe Right Burlesque

September 18, 2018, 6:30pm/ 8pm shows. Highs and lows, the good, the bad, and the weird world of dating through burlesque acts and story telling. Performers: Blanche Bourgeois, Brandy Snifter, Lily Lenore, Lemi Atom, Veronica Voss, Amber Dextrous, Cerise LaBombe, Tiffy Twister, Lana Entendre, Georgia O’Queef, Gwen Ruby, and Lux LaCroix. Host: Charles Eights.
Starting in 2018, the LA Film Festival Moves to the Fall
LA Film Festival

September 20-28, 2018 in Culver City, Santa Monica and Hollywood. New independent films, TV, emerging online content, filmmaker driven studio titles. New works from emerging and established independent storytellers w/ unique voices/ innovative visions. Events include Film Independent at LACMA, the annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, the Film Independent Forum and Directors Close-Up.
Paul Nicholls Entertainment at The Globe Theatre
GPS - 1-Year Anniversary

September 22, 2018. SAT 10pm-4am, at Globe Theatre DTLA, 740 Broadway. Gay Party Saturday - Euro-Style LA Dance Party for men w/ DJ Rodolfo Bravat, The GPS Dancers & Surprise Shows!
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
The Neverending Story (1984)

September 23, 2018, 11am. Chased by bullies into a bookstore, Bastian finds a magical book that opens up a world of the imagination called Fantasia. But this world of gnomes, dragons and other fantastical creatures is in trouble, threatened with extinction by a malevolent force, the Nothing. Can the young hero Atreyu (or maybe Bastian) save it. A prescient fortelling of our dark times?
Honey Pot - Queer Comedy Show + Dance Party

September 29, 2018, 9pm-2am at 10437 Burbank Blvd. Hosted by Matriarchy. LGBTQ+ stand-up comedy show hosted by ABComedy. After the comedy show, the amazing lesbian and queer dance party will follow all night with DJ Matriarchy headlining! We are donating a portion of all proceeds to HoneyLove, a local Los Angles non-profit committed to bee conservation!
See you on the Matterhorn!
Gay Days Anaheim

October 5-7, 2018. Three-day weekend. Scream your head off on the roller coaster or hobnob with cartoon characters! Disneyland, within 30 minutes of anywhere in Los Angeles, is the site for the annual Gay Days. Past year included: After Saturday in the park - dance your ass off! Ru Paul's Drag Race stars and DJs at House of Blues, Anaheim.
The 18th Annual VFF in North Hollywood
Valley Film Festival

Late October, 2018 (TBC) at Laemmle NoHo 7, 5240 Lankershim Blvd, N Hollywood. Five-day lineup of cinema so independent it can be found only in LA's San Fernando Valley. Past year with screenings of 40 thought provoking and entertaining films from 9 countries. See website for updates and the program schedule.
Hosted by Matriarchy and Lily Khuu - DJ Matriarchy
Matriarchy: Stranger Things Halloween Party & Costume Contest!

October 27, 2018, 9pm-2am, Other Door, LA. 10437 Burbank. Feminist-infused lesbian/queer/LGBT Dance Party. Costume contest winner gets $100! (21+ Only). Stranger Things Décor, Hot Fresh Food, Creepy Fog and Scary Ambiance, Psychic Readers, board games, visuals, Face Painting, Pool Table, Smoking Patio. DJs play House Music + Hip Hop Remixes.
Costumes, merriment, food and music
Gay West Hollywood HALLOWEEN Carnaval

October 31, 2018, 6-11pm. Every Halloween. Highlight of the WeHo calendar, revelers don their most outrageous outfits for the annual Halloween and Costume Carnaval. Over 400,000 participants throng Santa Monica Boulevard for food, merriment, contests, music and stage acts. See here, and below:
Welcome to Our Kingdom
Masterbeat 2019: New Year's Eve LA

December 29, 2018 - January 2, 2019, 10pm-6am. The largest gay New Year’s Festival in the world returns to Los Angeles for 4 days and nights of events at LA’s finest clubs with international superstar DJs. Tickets go on sale in September. See:
From Circus to Music Hall
The Edwardian Ball 2019

February, 2019, The Globe Theater, DTLA. The 10th annual event (TBC): music, theatre, dance, art, storytelling, circus arts, fashion, technology, artists, performers, high-flying trapezes, steam-powered machines, costumed ballgoers, gaming, tarot, Portrait Booth, Absinthe Bar, Subterranean Bat Cave. See Vau de Vire Society.
Creating change, one story at a time
2019 Outfest Fusion Film Festival

Early March, 2019 at Arena Cinelounge, the West Hollywood Library, Highland Theaters, the Egyptian Theatre, and other venues. The only multicultural LGBT film festival of its kind, 5-day screenings include short films, feature films, panels, workshops, and parties that highlight and celebrate the diversity of the LGBT community. See program of screenings and other details at:
Tom Whitman Presents in Mammoth Lakes, CA
Mammoth Gay Ski Week - Elevation 2019

Mid-March, 2019. Annual week of events brings together people from across the country and the world, to celebrate diversity, fun, and the best spring skiing and boarding in North America. Elevation celebrates its 17th year in 2019; expect over 2500 riders, 9 major parties + zero attitude. The hottest guys converge on Mammoth each March for the third largest gay ski week in N America.
The Los Angeles Leather Coalition: We Are ALL LA Leather
Leather Pride Weekend 2019 | Mr Los Angeles Leather Contest

Mid March, 2019. Week of events all over LA County include Kick Off Celebration by Men of ONYX Southwest, and the 20th Annual Mr LA Leather Contest. Event capped by the 7th annual Off Sunset Festival (TBC) Sunday on the streets of Silverlake with live bands, DJs and dancing. More details:
A Movie Fanatics Paradise
Cinema at the Edge Film Festival (CATE)

Early April, 2019, Edgemar Center for the Arts, Santa Monica. Four days of screenings, parties + artist programs. One of the top 10 destination film festivals in the world - 60+ films, mostly by new filmmakers/ rising stars. CATE celebrates independent films of all genres that feature a distinct vision, unique voice, or challenge what is expected and accepted in the medium.
Christopher Street West Association
Los Angeles Pride Parade & Festival 2019

June 8-9, 2019. Thousands throng West Hollywood. SAT/SUN FESTIVAL 11am-1am in West Hollywood Park w/ live entertainment on 3 stages: Park Stage, Plaza Stage (Latin), and Boulevard Stage (Hip-Hop/RnB); dancing, exhibitors, food/ drinks vendors. Santa Monica Blvd SUNDAY PARADE 11am (Fairfax Ave to Doheny Dr). See previous years' photos/videos at website, plus more details:
Creating Change, One Story at a Time

July, 2019. Eleven days, showcasing the best LGBT stories from around the world. Over 90 films and videos from many countries at various venues across Los Angeles over 11 days; public programs, galas, features, short film programs, panels, special events, parties and receptions! See 2018 screenings, venues, parties and receptions schedule:
Celebrate/share your pride - with Lara Productions LLC + Bolt Events
Valley Pride Street Festival 2019 - Block Party

August, 2019, 11am-8pm, Burbank Blvd (Cahuenga/Strohm). Annual event is for every person in our community to come out to celebrate pride together Block party style on Burbank Blvd between Cahuenga Blvd and Strohm Street. Celebrate anything that gives you pride in who you are and what you believe in. Bring that energy and share it with everyone!