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The 24th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

The 24th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

The 24th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards By Steven Henke   Co-chairs Patrick Jordan and Lauri Kibby will join Senator Barbara Boxer on February 10 when they welcome more than 1,500 D.A.P. supporters at the 2018 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards benefitting Desert AIDS Project. The party begins with red carpet arrivals at the Palm Springs Convention...
Desert AIDS Project

Desert AIDS Project

Desert AIDS Project Looks Toward the Future: Innovation and Commitment By Jack Bunting   In our work to address the health needs of the most vulnerable in our community, including our core focus on those affected by the HIV epidemic, we had believed for some time that the need for services was greater than the...
Amanda Lepore

Amanda Lepore

Buckle Up Amanda Lepore Takes Fans On A Wild, Fun Ride By Tom Corliss   Amanda Lepore’s “Buckle Up” is flirty and playful song, with a burlesque, retro-pop swing. It is the first single from her soon-to-be-released LEPORE Ep and the first original solo release from the world’s mega-famous transsexual since “I…Amanda Lepore,” her acclaimed...
Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

5th Annual Holiday Gift Guide By Chris Astrala   Every year we say the same things, “Where has the year gone?” “Is it that time already?” “I have no idea what to get him/her/them.” Well it IS that time again and if you are starting to wonder what to get those certain special people in...
HeartThrobs and Hounds

HeartThrobs and Hounds

A Year of HeartThrobs and Hounds By Larry Olsen   Big or small, fluffy or shorthaired, young or old, everyone loves photos of adorable pooches. So what happens when you pair the cutest pups on earth — who just happen to be in need of forever homes — with beautiful, hunky men? The year’s most...
James Arena

James Arena

James Arena Takes Us Down Memory Lane By Chris Astrala   James Arena is a published author, freelance writer, host and commentator who has interviewed over 160 singers, songwriters, producers, DJs and mu-sic industry professionals from around the world. James takes a look at the fascinating pop music history through the memories and anecdotes of...
Palm Springs Pride 2017

Palm Springs Pride 2017

Viva La Vida By Ron deHarte   Welcome to Palm Springs Pride 2017! We kick off this season of Pride under the worldwide theme of Viva la Vida.  Live life… and celebrate that you live life as you please. Shout VIVA LA VIDA… yours, mine, ours… And celebrate that we feel alive, alive because we...
The Center

The Center

The Center: What’s it all About The Center creates a vibrant community by helping LGBTQ people along their way, in Coachella Valley and visitors of all ages, totaling nearly 56,000 client visits annually. A thriving, community-based organization, The Center provides a safe and supportive environment for members to enjoy wellness, educational, support and social programming...
Modernism Week Preview

Modernism Week Preview

Modernism Week Announces Fall Preview 2017 Schedule   Modernism Week’s 2017 Fall Preview has now been expanded to four days and will take place October 19-22 at various locations in the Coachella Valley. The weekend’s events provide attendees with a sampling of the events and activities that will be offered during the annual 11-day festival...
Hot off the Runway

Hot off the Runway

2017-2018 Hot off the Runway By Chris Astrala   From Seventies inspired athletic silhouettes to eclectic patterns and unexpected motifs, the runways came to life in a sea of invigorating men’s fashion trends. A wild animal print jacket here and a sleek velour tracksuit there; looks were political, whimsical, and oft times personal.   Shades...
DEX Experience

DEX Experience

DEX Serves Internash-ional Fierceness By Mike Bahr   DEX Experience aka DEX is serving fierceness worldwide with the release of “Internash,” the first single from his upcoming album. Combining catchy lyrics with bitchy base, the empowering, feel good, party track has a 90’s sound set against a sassy, modern day kick.   Written and produced by...
Queer Fashion

Queer Fashion

Queer Fashion Is Way More Than Just A Trend From countless articles mapping the rise of androgynous models to the influx of highly visible gender-neutral clothing to celebrities challenging gender-based expectations through fashion, the queering of the fashion industry is a phenomenon that parallels the rapid acceptance of the LGBT community by mainstream society. Some...