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Gay Los Angeles

All about the cool 'hoods

Some people hate it, but those who love Los Angeles, really love it. If you can handle the traffic, the spray tans, and the "business," you'll have a great time in LA's gay scene. A must for any gay traveler in the area is West Hollywood – an autonomous gay enclave right in the center of Los Angeles County. With 40 percent of its citizens identifying as gay, WeHo could be considered the gayest city in the country. LA boasts some other great gay 'hoods, from...

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[PICS] Speedos and Ricky Martin kept LA Pride "SoCal cool"

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[PICS] Speedos and Ricky Martin kept LA Pride "SoCal cool"

[PICS] West Hollywood Pride was as hot as the 4th of July

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[PICS] West Hollywood Pride was as hot as the 4th of July

Kesha, Kylie Minogue, and Janelle Monáe will headline WeHo Pride

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Kesha, Kylie Minogue, and Janelle Monáe will headline WeHo Pride

Ricky Martin will headline LA Pride concert

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Ricky Martin will headline LA Pride concert

The top 50 most popular LGBTQ+ destinations in the world

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The top 50 most popular LGBTQ+ destinations in the world

This urban playground boasts legendary gay bars, two Prides, & even a Tom of Finland tribute

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This urban playground boasts legendary gay bars, two Prides, & even a Tom of Finland tribute

West Hollywood gay sports bar will purchased by Dodgers executive

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West Hollywood gay sports bar will purchased by Dodgers executive

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Upcoming Events

Fierce Fables: Drag Queen Pride Family-Edition

Drag queen story time

The Crow,

Saturday, June 15, 2024

Pride is Universal

Universal Studios after dark

Universal Studios Hollywood

Saturday, June 15, 2024

Trans Pride LA

Hosted by the Trans* Lounge

Los Angeles LGBT Center

June 15 - 16, 2024

Black Nations/Queer Nations?: Screening and Community Discussion

Impactful storytelling

The Getty,

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Pride sunset swim

Pacific coast paradise

Annenberg Community Beach House,

Friday, June 21, 2024

Pride on the Promenade

Vibrant and diverse Pride celebration

Promenade

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Bars & Clubs

The Abbey Food & Bar

The place to be seen in WeHo
West Hollywood

Micky's Weho

Iconic WeHo dance club
West Hollywood

Eagle LA

Long-standing leather bar
Silverlake

Mother Lode

No WeHo attitude in sight
West Hollywood

Akbar

Unpretentious lounge in Silverlake
Silverlake

Tigerheat (Closed Temporarily)

LA's hot 18+ party night
Hollywood

Revolver Video Bar

In the heart of WeHo
West Hollywood

Trunks

Friendly faces, low prices
West Hollywood
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Restaurants

Hamburger Mary's West Hollywood

More than burgers
West Hollywood

Fiesta Cantina

Hollywood margs
West Hollywood

Bossa Nova

Brazilian fare in WeHo
West Hollywood

Saint Felix

American food in WeHo
West Hollywood

Kitchen 24

Fun mixed diner in the heart of Hollywood
Hollywood

Casita Del Campo

Straightforward and scrumptious Mexican food
Silverlake

El Coyote

Bustling mexican restaurant, family owned since 1931
Hollywood

Canter's Deli

Best Pastrami in the city
Hollywood
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Hotels

Ramada WeHo

Central WeHo hotel
West Hollywood

Andaz West Hollywood - a Concept by Hyatt

Chic West Hollywood stay
West Hollywood

Le Montrose Suites

WeHo style, Beverly Hills glam
West Hollywood

Le Parc Suite Hotel

Sophisticated luxury
West Hollywood

Chamberlain

Lauded boutique hotel
West Hollywood

W Hollywood

Hollywood's sparkling new gem
Hollywood

The London West Hollywood

Cosmopolitan chic, California cool
West Hollywood

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown

A tranquil urban oasis in the heart of downtown LA
Downtown
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Beaches & Parks

Santa Monica Pier

Beach days
Santa Monica

Will Rogers State Beach

LA's Gay Beach
Santa Monica

Muscle Beach

Flex and fun
Venice

Runyon Canyon Park

Hike, yoga or hang
Hollywood

Malibu Creek State Park

Picture-perfect view
Los Angeles

Annenberg Community Beach House

Splish splash!
Santa Monica
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Frequently Asked Questions

When is Pride in Los Angeles?

LA Pride is celebrated all month long throughout June and is filled with concerts, nightlife, potery readings, and outdoor movies.The highlight of Pride month, LA Pride in the Park, usually happens in mid-June. It is one of the most sought-after and largest official Pride concerts in the country. 

What is the gay neighborhood of Los Angeles?

While much of Los Angeles's LGBTQ+ life is based in West Hollywood, with 40 percent of its citizens identifying as gay, Venice, Silver Lake, Long Beach, and Downtown are also LGBTQ+ friendly. Like many big cities, you can find gay-friendly places throughout much of LA.

Is Los Angeles LGBTQ friendly?

Los Angeles is well-known for its diverse and multicultural population, and LGBTQ+ culture is prominent throughout the many districts and neighborhoods.


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