Los Angeles Out & About Bus Tour Explores Hollywood’s Gay History
Out & About Tours is launching the first and only gay bus tour in the Hollywood area that reveals, in an entertaining way, the culturally rich, vital and often hidden gay history in the city of Los Angeles and its relevance to our present-day gay experience. It is meant to enlighten, educate and entertain!
Leaving from the ONE Archives LGBT Gallery and Museum in West Hollywood, it passes 100 points of interest as the double-decker bus winds through Hollywood and Los Angeles, “blowing the dust off over a century of closeted stars, underground bars and gay rights battle scars.”
Owner Jim Anzide says, “”Doing the research for this tour has opened my heart and mind in ways I can’t begin to articulate,” said Anzide.
“Knowing that people have lost their lives, loved ones, homes, and careers so that I can do something as simple as go to a bar in West Hollywood and dance with my friends, walk hand-in-hand with someone of the same sex or live with the person I love is overwhelming. I felt ungrateful through my ignorance. I knew that I had to be part of educating and empowering my generation and future generations of LGBT people in the best way I know how – through entertainment.”
The official launch is this week! Out & About operates every Saturday and Sunday and alternating Fridays.
Tours run from 1 p.m. and ends at approximately 4 p.m. The $75 ticket includes a full day of fun and education as well as drinks and food available gratis at key stops. Must be 21 or older.
Hop on board, grab a cocktail and hang on to your wigs!
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