City of West Hollywood Celebrates as 10,000th Domestic Partnership is Registered at West Hollywood City Hall

Two young Italian girls, both dressed as bride advocating for same-sex marriage at the 2010 Gay Pride in Rome

West Hollywood, in 1985, was the First City in the Nation to Pass a Domestic Partnership Ordinance. Domestic Partnership helped to pave the way for progress in marriage equality.


Casper Andreas and David Michael Barrett launch Kickstarter Campaign for Gale Harold and Van Hansis’ West Hollywood murder mystery

“Kiss Me, Kill Me”

“Kiss Me, Kill Me” stars Van Hansis (“As the World Turns,” “Eastsiders”) and Gale Harold, who is playing a gay character for the first time since his legendary role as Brian Kinney on Showtime’s ground- breaking “Queer as Folk.”


GLAAD leads millions in a united stand against bullying for Spirit Day

Spirit Day - 2013

GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today showcased participants who are wearing purple or going purple online for Spirit Day today in a stand against bullying and to show support for LGBT youth. Spirit Day began in 2010 in remembrance of several young people who lost their lives to suicide after being bullied. Each year, GLAAD organizes hundreds of celebrities, media outlets, brands, landmarks, sports leagues, faith groups, school districts, colleges and universities to speak out for LGBT youth on Spirit Day.