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West Hollywood CA

West Hollywood (colloquially referred to as WeHo) is a city in Los Angeles County, Calif. It is know as being one of the most prominent gay-friendly cities in the United States, approximately 41% of its population being gay men.

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Thousands gather in West Hollywood for annual LA Pride parade

Monday, June 9, 2014
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Thousands of participants, spectators and marchers gathered along the famed Santa Monica Blvd., in West Hollywood on Sunday for the annual LA Pride parade. Organizers said prior to the event they expected more than 400,000 participants, making it the largest ever gathering of LGBT people and their allies in Southern California.

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Concerns escalate following deaths of gay, bisexual men from meningitis

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Damian Dovarganes, APLos Angeles County Public Health Clinics are offering free vaccines against invasive meningococcal disease to those without health insurance.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — In the heart of this close-knit gay community, Luke Martel reflects the feelings of many when it comes to a strain of meningitis that has killed three gay men this year in Los Angeles County: He's concerned but not overly so.

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West Hollywood to make over city flag in rainbow pride colors

Saturday, February 8, 2014
The existing West Holloywood flag (right) with white blocks on a blue background, will be modified to reflect rainbow colored blocks on a white background.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif — The city of West Hollywood is adding the colors of gay pride to its city flag after drawing criticism for removing a rainbow flag from City Hall last month.

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Meningitis victim’s brother condemns West Hollywood council member, media

Monday, April 15, 2013
Brett Shaad
LOS ANGELES -- The brother of Brett Shaad, the 33-year-old West Hollywood man who died Saturday after contracting a deadly strain of bacterial meningitis, is lashing out over media coverage of his brother's death.

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West Hollywood officials warn gay men of deadly strain of meningitis

Friday, April 12, 2013
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Officials warned sexually active gay men on Friday to beware of a potentially deadly health threat after a case of bacterial meningitis was detected in Los Angeles County.

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West Hollywood to make rainbow crosswalks permanent in honor of gay pride

Monday, September 10, 2012
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA -- The city of West Hollywood has announced that it make permanent the temporary rainbow crosswalks installed back in June in honor of gay pride month.

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Iconic gay bar, The Abbey, bans bachelorette parties until marriage legal for gays

Saturday, May 26, 2012
The Abbey, West Hollywood, Calif.
The Abbey, the iconic West Hollywood gay bar twice-named the “Best Gay Bar in the World,” has banned bachelorette parties until same-sex marriage becomes legal.

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Corrections department folds, will allow gay officer to march in pride parade

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Andrew Johnson (Left) and Gloria Allred
Just hours after a gay correctional officer in Southern California announced he would take legal action for being prohibited from marching in uniform in a gay pride parade, the Department of Corrections reversed its decision, reported TMZ.

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Olympian Johnny Weir named grand marshal of Los Angeles gay pride

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Johnny Weir
U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir has been named grand marshal of the 2011 Los Angeles Gay Pride Parade.

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‘No H8 Day’ in West Hollywood marks campaign’s anniversary

Sunday, December 13, 2009
Adam Bouska (left) and Jeff Parshley with the West Hollywood proclamation
Sunday is "No H8" Day in West Hollywood. [caption id="attachment_3982" align="alignleft" width="420" caption="Adam Bouska (left) and Jeff Parshley with the West Hollywood proclamation"][/caption] The WEHO city council made the declaration on December 8 that Sunday, December 13 would be "No H8 Day" to mark the...

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