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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...
2nd Annual Food Issue!

2nd Annual Food Issue!

Palm Springs Flavor : The 2014 Chefs of the Desert By Chef Andre Carthen They’re hot, succulent, savory, sexy and delicious…and their food is good too! Yes, I’m talking about this year’s Chefs of the Desert and I’m very happy to say that I’ve had them all…their food, that is. Like the people that flock...
Evening Under the Stars: Put On Your Dancing Shoes in Support of AIDS Assistance Program

Evening Under the Stars: Put On Your Dancing Shoes in Support of AIDS Assistance Program

Evening Under the Stars: Put On Your Dancing Shoes in Support of AIDS Assistance Program Since its founding in 1991, AIDS Assistance Program of Palm Springs remains dedicated to providing nutritional support to improve the quality of the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS. Initiated by a small group of concerned citizens led by the...
White Party

White Party

Twenty-Five Never Looked So Good! White Party Palm Springs Celebrates its Landmark 25th Anniversary For twenty-five years, Jeffrey Sanker’s White party has been the crown jewel of the gay party circuit. Featuring four days and nights of sold out dance parties, with the most renown and talented DJ’s in the world descending upon Palm Springs....
Cool, Iconic, Modern…Palm Springs

Cool, Iconic, Modern…Palm Springs

Cool, Iconic, Modern…Palm Springs By Cindy Duffy   This year marks the ninth anniversary of Modernism Week’s signature February event, an exciting 11-day celebration of mid-century modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture. The event, which has become a highlight in Palm Springs, began in 2006 as a means of showcasing Palm Springs’ world-renowned mid-century...