laweeklyLA Weekly | Hilel Aron - There's an advertisement popping up on bus benches all over Hollywood reading: "No Homophobia... No Support For Anti-LGBTQ Hotels!" Below, the campaign's website: KeepHollywoodQueer.org.

The ads are part of an aggressive protest against the Ivar Gardens, a proposed 21-story, 275-room hotel on Sunset and Ivar, across the street from the Arclight Hollywood, on the site of what is currently a Jack in the Box. The organizers of the protest are not some gay rights group, but rather Unite Here Local 11, a powerful union that represents 23,000 hotel, airport, and food service workers in California.

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