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Millions of Moments of Pride

Millions of Moments of Pride

By Ron deHarte Welcome to Greater Palm Springs Pride! We are thrilled to kick off this Pride season under the worldwide theme of Millions of Moments of Pride. We will gather in Palm Springs to educate, inspire, and commemorate our diverse community. Together, we honor the past and empower each other to live our authentic,...
Albin Ekdal

Albin Ekdal

Straight Footballer Blasts Homophobia In Soccer By Dawn Ennis Sweden’s Albin Ekdal is straight and says it’s time to change soccer so closeted gay players feel comfortable coming out. Albin Ekdal might not be a household name outside Europe, but the midfielder for Sweden’s national team and Italy’s Sampdoria has a message he wants soccer...
Justin Utley’s “Survivors”

Justin Utley’s “Survivors”

Justin Utley’s “Survivors” Overcoming the Trauma of Conversion Therapy Conversion Therapy: the disproven pseudoscientific practice of attempting to change an individual’s sexual orientation using psychological and spiritual interventions. OUTMusic Award winning singer/songwriter Justin Utley releases “Survivors” Recorded in Salt Lake City, “Survivors” is an anthemic pop track, written by Swedish songwriting duo Linda & Ylva,...
Leaving an Indelible Mark

Leaving an Indelible Mark

Leaving an Indelible Mark By Chris Astrala LGBT artists have continually challenged mainstream understandings of gender and sexuality. The impact of this on our society is immeasurable. For example, artists of the 1980s who worked tirelessly to bring attention to HIV/AIDS in America, artists today maintain their roles as leading figures striving for change and...
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...
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...
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...
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. ...
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....
25th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

25th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards

25th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Featuring a Performance by Music Legend Barry Manilow By Steven Henke  Attendees of The 25th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards will be treated to a special performance by pop music icon Barry Manilow.  Barry Manilow’s unparalleled career encompasses virtually every area of music, including performing, composing, arranging and producing. A...
Year in Review

Year in Review

The Standard Magazine: Year in Review By The Standard Magazine Staff     In the past year The Standard Magazine has covered many topics. So we decided that the year in review would be a year in review at The Standard. Currently I think that many people are fed up with the daily barrage of...