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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Holiday Gift Guide 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 your life, we might be...
Proposition Love Jewelry

Proposition Love Jewelry

Proposition Love Jewelry Share Love this Holiday Proposition Love Jewelry celebrates OUR love. Born out of inspiration, purpose, and love; Sam Street and Jonathan Tack, who were married on October 30, 2008 in San Francisco, founded the company. A few days after their wedding Proposition 8 passed and overturned the California Supreme Court’s decision to...
Books Under the Tree

Books Under the Tree

Always Overbooked… By Terri Schlichenmeyer Snowflakes on your nose. Warm mittens and snowball fights. Cuddling in front of the fire as the wind howls outside. Sleigh rides through the park. Glittery-wrapped presents beneath a gorgeously decorated tree. Okay, so you might not get any of those but the last one. Palm Springs = not so...
Attend Pride again for the very First Time!

Attend Pride again for the very First Time!

Attend Pride again for the very First Time! By Ron deHarte The anticipation is building and the buzz is full of excitement for this year’s Pride celebration schedule for the Greater Palm Springs region November 7-9, 2014. Changes underway for this year’s Pride celebration include a new festival location, free admission and a new parade...
PS Pride Event Line-Up

PS Pride Event Line-Up

PS Pride Event Line-Up*   Pride Honors Awards: October 10 (6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.) The prestigious Palm Springs Pride Honors Awards are presented annually to individuals to honor the work they have put into furthering the causes of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and their allies. The awards reception will take place at...
Peter “Erzvo” Zvonar: Picture Perfect

Peter “Erzvo” Zvonar: Picture Perfect

Peter “Erzvo” Zvonar: Picture Perfect By Chris Astrala   Mapplethorpe, Bianchi, Hamrick, over the years we have seen many great male erotic photographers. All having their own style, their own concepts and ideas. But what is it that really drives these talented people? What makes them choose to do male photography, or male erotic photography?...
K8T CLINTON ROCKS THE RIVIERA!

K8T CLINTON ROCKS THE RIVIERA!

    K8T CLINTON ROCKS THE RIVIERA! By Shann Carr Kate Clinton is an icon, a trailblazer, a brilliant mind and a witty soul, all rolled up in a sexy little package. The baby dyke comedians coming up through the businesses today think of her as one of the fairy godmothers of lesbian comedy, because...
Esera Tuaolo

Esera Tuaolo

Esera Tuaolo: Alone in the Trenches By Chris Astrala Recently there has been much said about openly gay players in sports, particularly the NFL. Michael Sam, the first openly gay man drafted by the NFL and to play in a preseason game (although he was cut from the Rams, he was just picked up by...
Straight Allies in the Sports World

Straight Allies in the Sports World

Straight Allies in the Sports World: Help or Hindrance? By Chris Astrala The dirty little secret about the LGBT sports movement is that it’s not an LGBT sports movement. In every significant area in which you would measure a foundation’s impact in sports — fundraising donations, media presence, resource development, athletic connections — straight men...
Fitness Trends

Fitness Trends

Fitness Trends From augmented-reality training to wearable technology, 2014 is the the year that science helped to put you at the top of your game. Bodyweight Training Thank Cross-Fit and obstacle racing cultures for ushering in a return to minimalist, go-anywhere, drop-and-do-it-for-free full-body strengthening. This year, for the first time ever, bodyweight training appeared on...
Colton Ford

Colton Ford

Colton Ford The Way He Is By Chris Astrala For most, Colton Ford needs no introduction. As one of the most well known names to come out of gay adult film, Colton Ford starred in several highly successful films over a short span of time, but music has always been his driving force. While other artists find...
Big Bear Adventure VI

Big Bear Adventure VI

Big Bear Adventure VI A weekend of Fun, Fur and Frolic Big Bear Adventure VI, the event of the year for the Southern CA Bear community will gather in Big Bear Lake on August 21-24. The brainchild and creator of this event Steve (Stevo) Harris celebrates his sixth anniversary with this event and the city...