Today Pride is one of the fixtures of life in West Hollywood. Always in June, LA Pride 2019 parade is on Sunday 9th. In recent years the focus had begun to slip towards the more marginalized groups as being gay was no big deal – but of course in recent years the clock has rolled back a little and now we need the focus as strongly as ever on mainstream LGBTQ+ issues which affect us all.

Photo Credit: By Minnaert [GFDL ( or CC BY-SA 4.0  (], from Wikimedia Commons