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Saturday's Scoop: SlutWalk LA to March Into Weho

The peaceful demonstration sponsored by a number of organizations and activists will take place in West Hollywood Park.

Greetings, and welcome to today's City Scoop. Here's what's happening Saturday in West Hollywood:

Main Event: SlutWalk Rally & March

Women, men, and children of all ages, ethnic backgrounds, and gender identities are invited to gather at noon in . The event's purpose is to raise awareness about sexual violence and remind those who experience sexual assault that it is not their fault. Head on over to after the event for some food, drinks, and entertainment. Ten percent of all proceeds go to SWLA and supporting charities.

Other Happenings:

  • Infection Monologues, co-sponsored by the city of West Hollywood, is taking the stage at Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center’s Renberg Theatre at Ed Gould Plaza in Hollywood this evening. To learn more, read John Morgan Wilson's article .
  • Lavendar LoveMACHA Theatre's new play by Odalys Nanin that depicts gay Hollywood in the 1920s, begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30. 
  • Killer Queen, the musical coming-of-age story of a fictional gay boxer named Paco the Pink Pounder, continues its run at Equality California’ s Empowerment Center Boxing Gym at 8 p.m. 
  • OUTLAUGH 2011, America’s National Queer Comedy Festival, is on at , featuring standup comedy by Jason Dudley, Sandra Valls, Andre Kelley and Scott Silverman, and starring Suzanne Westenhoefer. 

The Forecast:

  • The National Weather Service predicts patchy fog before 11 a.m., gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73 and a low around 58. 

(Go here for more events happening today.)

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Paul June 04, 2011 at 06:25 PM
Children? Slut walk? This is VERY inappropriate! The term slut isn't a nice one children need to hear.
DNB June 04, 2011 at 09:22 PM
So leave the rug rats at home. GO SLUTS!
me June 05, 2011 at 07:52 PM
NASTY!!!....i agree....very distasteful
joninla June 06, 2011 at 04:35 AM
I had an initial bad reaction .... BUT I GET IT! It is kinda important. The name may have not worked, but the issue that keeps the cycle of victims being unable to get justice STILL remains "SHE WAS DRESSED LIKE SHE WANTED IT." Good message ..... bad "naming' ..... took effort for me to read what it was (put me down as caring but LAZY) :)
me June 06, 2011 at 05:07 AM
well i DID read it, and i DO get it.....but appauling name, hands down

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