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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...
International Bear Convergence

International Bear Convergence

International Bear Convergence Giving a Big Bear Hug to Palm Springs Bears are coming out of hibernation and are heading to the International Bear Convergence (IBC), the premier winter event for Bears & admirers in Palm Springs, California. The event will take place on February 7-11, 2019. This desert oasis opens its arms and welcomes...
NYE Palm Springs Style

NYE Palm Springs Style

Ring In the New Year: Palm Springs Style   Toucan’s Tiki Lounge Bring in the New Year with a tropical flare. Toucan’s is the place to be. Champagne toast at midnight. Get your tickets at www.toucanstikilounge.com   Hunters Palm Springs The best dance club in the desert is throwing a spectacular New Year’s Eve bash,...
The First Ever LGBTQ+ Focused Fashion Week

The First Ever LGBTQ+ Focused Fashion Week

The First Ever LGBTQ+ Focused Fashion Week By Mona Elyafi   Nik Kacy, Founder and President of gender-free luxury brand, NiK Kacy Footwear, brings the first ever LGBTQ+-focused Fashion Week, Equality Fashion Week to Los Angeles.   Equality Fashion Week is celebrating the Queer Fashion Community in all its colorful spectrums in a 5-day (Oct 5-9) experience of...
Modernism Week Fall Preview

Modernism Week Fall Preview

Modernism Week Fall Preview By Bob Bogard Modernism Week’s 2018 Fall Preview will take place October 18-21 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 in February 2019. Highlights of the October Fall Preview...
Alice Temple

Alice Temple

Indie-Rocker Alice Temple Releases Her Long-Awaited Album, “The End” By Jeff Dorta Nearly thirty years after the release of 24 Years of Hunger, an album AllMusic described as “one of the finest, most refined and fully realized recordings of the era,” alternative rocker Alice Temple makes her triumphant return to music with The End. In...
Pose

Pose

The Category Is … Pose   Each competition in “Pose,” the boisterous, resplendent drama of the 1980s ball scene on FX, begins with a ritual phrase from Pray Tell (Billy Porter), the M.C.: “The category is …” That category — the theme to which teams dress, strut and, yes, pose — might be royalty, or...
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...
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...
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...
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...