Events

Events

In every issue you can find the latest “Local Calendar” as well as “PSP Focus” with all the upcoming events in Palm Springs.
Fitness & Wellness

Fitness & Wellness

In each issue we bring you articles on fitness and wellness.
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Feature

Feature

In each issue of theStandard you will find some new trends in architecture, fashion, music, books, movies, tech, home decor or a feature on local artist.
Epicurean

Epicurean

Each month, The Standard Magazine presents “Epicurean”.  
Welcome to The Standard

Welcome to The Standard

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Book Review

Book Review

In each issue of theStandard you will find “Always Overbooked…” the latest book reviews by Terri Schlichenmeyer.
Latest entries
2022 Review

2022 Review

The Standard Magazine: A Look Back to 2022 Compiled By Jeremy Faust As we look forward to a New Year, we would like to revisit some of the articles featured on the pages of The Standard Magazine, highlighting excerpts from articles from each month that deserve a second gander. You can read the complete article...
2022 Holiday Gift Guide

2022 Holiday Gift Guide

By Ethan Thorpe Although it may not feel like it, but the holiday season is upon us and we’re guessing you have no clue what to get those certain special people in your life? While it may seem like the holidays are a long way away, as always, they’ll be sneaking up on us before...
Shooting Adam

Shooting Adam

By Brian Hug In the provocative, gritty drama, Adam in Fragments, a young man returns to his former life as a sex worker where he quickly re-engages with his seedy and often dangerous male clients.  All appears status quo until his urge to guide a young and naïve aspiring adult film starlet and protect her from...
“SAY GAY” Palm Springs Pride 2022

“SAY GAY” Palm Springs Pride 2022

By Tom Jimenez Palm Springs Pride announced the 2022 theme ‘Say Gay’ as a challenge to fight extremism at the ballot box this November. Palm Springs Pride president and CEO Ron deHarte said, “Say Gay” is a theme, it’s a political statement, it’s a call to action. Mobilize your friends, family, neighbors, and workplace to...
Bob The Drag Queen

Bob The Drag Queen

A Queen for The People By Shann Carr As the queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race bring drag into venues from leather bars to lesbian bars and from huge venues to small town book clubs, Bob the Drag Queen stands above the fray. And it isn’t just the stilettos. In 2016, when Bob scored $100,000 for...
In A League Of Their Own

In A League Of Their Own

Sha-wing Batter! Queer Facts About America’s Favorite Pastime by Mikey Rox The boys of summer are back – and you know what that means: All them butts! Aside from gawking at your baseball favorite players’ posteriors in form-fitting pinstriped pants, there are plenty of queer cheers to give for America’s national pastime. Batter up! Glenn...
Trailblazing LGBTQ Sports Figures

Trailblazing LGBTQ Sports Figures

By Joseph Majors The LGBTQ community has been historically under-represented in the sporting world. Nowadays – and while there’s still a long way to go – the sports world is opening up, and this is thanks in part to some of the great LGBTQ ambassadors, who have broken barriers and shattered stereotypes. There are obviously...
2022 Food Trends

2022 Food Trends

What’s On YOUR Plate? 2022 Food Trends By Chris Astrala Remember when kale was the new lettuce, quinoa the new rice and cauliflower the new mashed potato? We are constantly looking for that latest thing to tickle our taste buds and savor the next new thing to please our culinary whims. We’ve run down the...
You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat: Gay Foods and Where to Get ’Em  by Mikey Rox Looking for more ways to support your queer community post-Pride? Pack your pantries with these swishy snacks and swills created by and for LGBTQ+ friends, family and foodies. Peppery Love Hot Sauces If sampling locally made foodstuffs is your weekend...
Burn the Page

Burn the Page

Always Overbooked By Terri Schlichenmeyer Sometimes, the smallest things make you hot under the collar. It doesn’t take much: an idiot on the road, a disrespectful eyeroll, something muttered under someone’s breath and that’s it, you’re torched. Sometimes, conversely, the smallest things can change your bad mood. In “Burn the Page” by Danica Roem, it...
Kristine W

Kristine W

Kristine W: The Queen of Club Music By Carlos Astrala Named by Billboard Magazine as the #8 Greatest Dance Artist of All Time, Kristine W has proven herself a lasting talent. Through more than twenty-five years in music, she has consistency delivered songs that touch hearts and souls and compel bodies to find the mighty...
Madonna

Madonna

Madonna, Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones By Ryan Turrin Madonna made history once again when she topped the Dance Club Songs chart for the 50th time, making her the first and only recording artist to have 50 #1 hits on any single Billboard chart. New career-spanning compilations celebrate the icon’s record 50 #1 club...