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Outfest

Website: https://www.outfest.org//

Drawing crowds of over 40 thousand people each year, Outfest is LA’s largest film festival. The event is highly anticipated each year and 2019 is expected to have record-breaking numbers of attendees. Celebrate the LGBT community in the most LA-way possible on the big screen.

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Out of the Closet

Website: https://outofthecloset.org/

This is a shopping paradise for bargain hunters and LGBT members. LA’s favorite gay thrift shop offers the best deals on designer clothes. Out of the Closet has several locations around Los Angeles. Proceeds from all sales go directly towards the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Shop local while helping to support those struggling with HIV/AIDS.

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Out and About Tours

Website: http://www.outandabout-tours.com/

This is no ordinary walking tour. Out and About’s lively tour guides will keep you entertained and show you a side of Los Angeles never before seen. Explore the lives of closeted Hollywood stars, get the inside scoop on the best underground gay clubs, and learn the history of some of LA’s gay rights battles.

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One National Gay and Lesbian Archives

Website: https://one.usc.edu/

If you consider yourself a history buff, then the One Archives Foundation is definitely for you. The original archive is the largest collection of LGBTQ documents and history in the world. Learn about the history of the gay community and LGBT rights in America. It is located on the USC campus, but there is a satellite location in West Hollywood with a gallery.

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The Advocate

Website: https://www.advocate.com/

LA’s best gay magazine has print and online publications about a range of topics. It was founded to promote LGBT interests and advocate gay rights. Today, it is still widely read and highly reputable as a trustworthy news source. Pick up a copy and stay up to date with the LGBT community, culture, and local events and news.

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