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L.A.’s sophisticated lifestyle, vibrant cultural scene and creative industries help make it the home to one of the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in the world. LGBT individuals are active and everywhere in Los Angeles, from trendy West Hollywood, Silver Lake and Los Feliz to the beach cities and the San Fernando Valley. West Hollywood (aka “WeHo”) boasts Southern California’s largest LGBT community, and is the site of the annual Gay Pride parade, and the Halloween Costume Carnaval. The Supreme Court's landmark ruling in 2013 paved the way to restore marriage equality in California, and Los Angeles is the perfect city to host an unforgettable wedding.

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Plan Your Winter in L.A. (Exclusive Offers)

Shed your winter coat and warm up to LA. You’ll discover the coolest sites, the warmest people and an endless itinerary of fun in the sun. Explore downtown with its vibrant nightlife, rooftop bars and the Far Bar with a whisky list a mile long. Try on the hottest fashion trends at the Beverly Center. Experience Grinchmas at Universal Studios Hollywood. Surf and sunbathe from Manhattan Beach to Malibu. Winter in LA. Just the thought of it makes you warm all over.

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Starline Tours LGBT Itinerary for Los Angeles

Starline Tours is featuring a new LGBT Itinerary for Los Angeles, providing an insider’s guide to experiencing the many LGBT faces of L.A. Using the Starline CitySightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off service, LGBT visitors can enjoy touring the city from the unique viewpoint of an open-top double-decker bus.

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Gay Los Angeles: L.A.'s Multicultural Cuisines

Los Angeles provides a virtual smorgasbord of restaurant options. Within the span of a block, you can experience authentic food from all over the globe that will tantalize your tastebuds. Here is a sampling of some of LA’s best restaurants offering multicultural cuisine.

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Ten Gay Landmarks in Los Angeles

Los Angeles has long been known for its Tinseltown ties—Hollywood Boulevard, theme parks and celebrity hotspots. But did you know that it's also one of the most historically relevant cities for the gay and lesbian community? Whether you're visiting L.A. or a local looking for an interesting afternoon out, we offer you 10 gay landmarks well worth the visit.

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Gay Los Angeles: Shop ‘til You Drop

From Downtown to WeHo, here are some of the best places in Los Angeles to shop ‘til you drop.

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Los Angeles: The Seductive City of Angels

L.A.’s trademark industries - entertainment, fashion, art, design and cuisine, among others - have been magnets for creative gay and lesbian trendsetters for more than a century. And by their sheer numbers and substantial influence, these pioneering men and women have left a permanent, positive and gay-friendly legacy on L.A.’s culture, political climate and sense of community.

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Discover LGBT Los Angeles Car Free

Los Angeles has a long history of acceptance and groundbreaking advancements in the LGBT movement, including the world’s first LGBT parade in 1970. LA’s vibrant and active LGBT community celebrates LA PRIDE in West Hollywood every June. In honor of LA PRIDE, Out & About Tours, Hollywood’s first and only gay tour company, has created an itinerary that explores Los Angeles through the lens of LA’s LGBT history. And to go even further against stereotypes, this exclusive tour is a car-free itinerary.