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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...
Jonny McGovern Is All Gay Every Day

Jonny McGovern Is All Gay Every Day

Jonny McGovern Is All Gay Every Day By Frank Doll “Fans were always asking to know what happens on the set of a Jonny McGovern video,” says Skot Video, the Emmy nominated director of Jonny’s “Somethin’ For the Fellas (That Like The Fellas)” and “Man Areas” music videos. It was while filming “Man Areas” that...
The Glamour of DR.A.G.

The Glamour of DR.A.G.

The Glamour of dr.a.g. Coming soon to a Coffee Table near you By Len Evans   This month, Christopher Logan re-releases his remarkable coffee table book filled with photographs capturing the worlds most celebrated drag superstars by the industry’s leading photographers.  Photos represent a wide spectrum of drag icons from underground drag royalty to the...
Not Coming Down  Tony Moran and Martha Wash – Their Newest Collaboration Soars up The Dance Charts

Not Coming Down Tony Moran and Martha Wash – Their Newest Collaboration Soars up The Dance Charts

Not Coming Down Tony Moran and Martha Wash – Their Newest Collaboration Soars up The Dance Charts By Shawn Larson   It has been seven years since dance powerhouses Tony Moran and Martha Wash have collaborated on a club track. In case you’ve been living under a rock, Tony Moran is the two-time Grammy nominated...
Latin Music fans Celebrate 50 years of Salsa

Latin Music fans Celebrate 50 years of Salsa

Latin Music fans Celebrate 50 years of Salsa By Richie Martinez Right from the start, Fania Records and its subsidiaries exceeded everybody’s expectations. The label was created in 1964. Fania created a unique sound: the apex of tropical music, combined with the swing of big band jazz and the gritty vibe of American R&B. The...
A GAY DAD’S FATHER’S DAY

A GAY DAD’S FATHER’S DAY

A GAY DAD’S FATHER’S DAY By Hans Hirschi Becoming a father once had this dreamy quality to it. I was seven years old when I first knew the names of my future kids Sascha, Pascal and a third that got lost in the passage of time. There was also a wife in that picture somewhere....
Food & Wine: Making that Perfect Match

Food & Wine: Making that Perfect Match

Food and Wine: Making a perfect match If you have ever stood before an aisle of wine completely baffled by what to serve at your next dinner party, you are not alone. Whether red or white, dry or sweet, the options can be overwhelming. Two wine experts from The Art Institutes system of schools have...
Coachella Fest 2014 Rocks the Valley

Coachella Fest 2014 Rocks the Valley

Coachella Fest 2014 Rocks the Valley Coachella Fest featuring more than 150 acts performing on several stages kicks off April 11-13 and April 18-20. As in past years, the same lineups will play two consecutive weekends. Coachella Fest has established itself in the recent years as one of the country’s premier music festivals. A reunited...
You can be a Hero when you  Dine Out, Fight AIDS

You can be a Hero when you Dine Out, Fight AIDS

You can be a Hero when you Dine Out, Fight AIDS By Barry Dayton   Pam Grier and Mondo Guerra will kick it off with a cooking lesson at D.A.P. Pam Grier and Mondo Guerra are featured as cartoon superhero spokespersons in the current Dining Out For Life TV commercials and online campaign, along with...
TBRU

TBRU

Boots, Buckles & Bears TBRU 19 “Cowboys and Bears” Ready or not Dallas, here they come! A “Party with a Purpose” that donates thousands of dollars to deserving local charities; that’s what the Texas Bear Round-Up is all about.  Through the help of priceless volunteers, generous donations and willful sponsors, this celebration of bear brotherhood ...
The Dinah Shore Weekend 2014

The Dinah Shore Weekend 2014

All You Need to Know About The Dinah Shore Weekend 2014 By Stephanie Brooke Smith In a little less than a month from now, the largest, and most well-known lesbian events in the world is coming for its 24th annual festivities in Palm Springs! Yep, you guessed it: The Dinah Shore Weekend, presented by Club...