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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...
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...
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...
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...
Summer Sounds

Summer Sounds

Summer’s Dance Floor Divas By Max Jimenez   After a period of commercial decline, dance music is back in a big way.   The revival is largely tied to the soaring popularity of electronic dance music, or E.D.M., and music acts like David Guetta and Swedish House Mafia. But a bunch of new talent has been...
Mixing it Up

Mixing it Up

Mixing it Up By Chris Astrala   This month with our music theme we wanted to introduce you to some of the new and veteran local DJ talent who are spinning at a club near you. They promise to get your feet tapping and fingers snapping to their beats. So check out their web pages...
Gay Travel 2014 Ready for your Summer Escape

Gay Travel 2014 Ready for your Summer Escape

Gay Travel 2014 Ready for your Summer Escape By George Zander   For decades, it has been known that gay and lesbian folks are in every country continent in the world. All of us in our Desert have favorite destinations; some are made from dreams and some from reality. Therefore, in a sense all destinations...
Come Fly with Me 10 Stand-out LGBT Travel Companies

Come Fly with Me 10 Stand-out LGBT Travel Companies

Come Fly with Me 10 Stand-out LGBT Travel Companies As Peter Hoeg once said, “Traveling tends to magnify all human emotion.” Whatever the reason you travel, to magnify those emotions or just to get away and unwind, you know you want to go somewhere. Be it boat, plane, train, car, horseback, regardless of how you...
Top 10 least gay-friendly holiday destinations worldwide

Top 10 least gay-friendly holiday destinations worldwide

Top 10 least gay-friendly holiday destinations worldwide Responsibletravel.com, with help from the Human Dignity Trust, an NGO (Non-governmental organization) fighting for LGBT rights globally, has compiled a list of what it believes to be the least friendly vacation destinations for the LGBT community. The list is in no particular order. Uganda: Land of the awe-inspiring...