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Stonewall

Stonewall

Stonewall: “Where Pride Began” By Justin Tiller We remember the uprising at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, as what sparked the modern LGBT rights movement in the U.S. In the early hours of June 28, 1969, New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club located in Greenwich Village in New York...
Stoli® Vodka Introduces "Spirit of Stonewall" Limited Edition Bottle

Stoli® Vodka Introduces “Spirit of Stonewall” Limited Edition Bottle

Coinciding with World Pride and designed by Lisa Marie Thalhammer, an award-winning visual artist and member of the LGBTQ community, who is best known for her iconic 13-color rainbow “LOVE” mural located on Blagden Alley in Washington, D.C.’s Shaw neighborhood, the bottle is a limited edition specifically for the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall. For the...
LGBTQ Travel in 2019

LGBTQ Travel in 2019

LGBTQ Travel in 2019 2019 might just be the queerest year ever in travel. How come? One word: Stonewall. The New York City bar uprising that kicked off the modern LGBTQ-rights movement turns 50 in June and you better believe nearly every Pride event worldwide will be celebrating, big time. Not that Pride events are...
Madame X

Madame X

Madonna’s Highly Anticipated Album Madame X Drops Globally On June 14th By Ryan Turrin Madonna’s 14th studio album Madame X to be released on June 14th. “Medellín,” co-produced by Mirwais, is the critically acclaimed first track of five songs to be released before Madame X comes out across the world on June 14th. NPR says,...
Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast

Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast

This year the breakfast is commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising which is known as the birth of the modern LGBT movement, and the Assassination of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected official in California, and his legacy of groundbreaking inspiration in the struggle to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality.  The event...
AAP - Food Samaritans

AAP – Food Samaritans

26 Years of Giving Back to the Community By Michael Heinrich In 1991 AAP – Food Samaritans was founded (originally called AIDS Assistance Program) with the goal of helping the most at-risk members of our community – people who are low-income and compromised by health issues – by providing nutritional support to men, women and...
One Night Only

One Night Only

Broadway Showstoppers By Ian Ewing In this year’s show, One Night Only Broadway Showstoppers, Broadway and Hollywood performers will come together for an evening of all your favorite songs from the greatest musicals. Because of the show’s stellar reputation, many veteran cabaret performers can’t wait to be part of it.  All performers donate their time...
Modernist Menus

Modernist Menus

Curating of Cuisine in the Coachella Valley By Dann Foley Living in our resort towns of the Valley, we have a plethora of restaurants, from culinary artisans to the proverbial “diners & dives.”  I do not believe I am overstating myself when I suggest that the Valley is undergoing a bit of a restaurant renaissance. ...
Upcoming Food Festivals

Upcoming Food Festivals

Upcoming Food Festivals 2019 Food lovers and libation enthusiasts have much to look forward to in the oasis these upcoming months as the region transforms into a mecca of grub satisfaction and dining deliciousness. So, whether you’re in search of new, local fare or are simply looking for the best in regional festival food goodness,...
Modernism Week 2019

Modernism Week 2019

Modernism Week 2019 Modernism Week’s signature February festival will take place February 14-24, 2019, highlighting midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm Springs. For the fourteenth year, the annual 11-day festival will feature a wide array of events including the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale, tours of...
Modernism Visionaries

Modernism Visionaries

Modernism Visionaries From a movement that eschewed ornamentation in favor of function, to a solution for social issues, Modernist architecture has been influencing building design since before the Second World War. It is characterized by its heavy use of new technologies with particular emphasis on the use of glass, steel and, of course, reinforced concrete....
ClexaCon 2019

ClexaCon 2019

ClexaCon 2019 Pushing The Envelope Forward For LGBTQ+ Women’s Visibility in Entertainment By Mona Elyafi Putting A Laser Focus On Education To Empower LGBTQ+ Women To Create The Stories They Want To See Standing tall and strong as the largest convention for LGBTQ+ women and allies, ClexaCon continues to affirm its unwavering commitment to focus on...