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

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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”.  
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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
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...
TRAVEL 2022 TOP LGBTQ+ DESTINATIONS

TRAVEL 2022 TOP LGBTQ+ DESTINATIONS

By Dominic Ellis LGBTQ travelers have been waiting to get back on the road and discover new destinations as well as reacquaint themselves with some old favorites. 2022 is supposed to be when traveling will be back in high gear. Coming out of such a long period of constraints and limitations, 2022 will be the...
Fire Island, A Fun, Gay Romp

Fire Island, A Fun, Gay Romp

By Kevin Quinn Pack your Speedos and get ready to board the Pines ferry because you are about to embark on a hilarious trip to Fire Island. Fire Island, written by comedian Joel Kim Booster and along with Bowen Yang, Matt Rogers, Conrad Ricamora, Torian Miller, Tomás Matos, and Margaret Cho. According to the film’s...
White Party Palm Springs

White Party Palm Springs

The Return Of The Legendary Desert Music Festival By Greg Stanton White Party Global (WPG) announced the long-awaited return of White Party Palm Springs, the largest and most well-known gay dance music festival in the world, which will take the desert by storm April 29 – May 1, 2022. “It is an honor to continue...
Songs For & By Transgender and Nonbinary People

Songs For & By Transgender and Nonbinary People

By Ben Nelson NewMusicShelf has released the first-ever volume of songs written for and/or by transgender and nonbinary people.  Anthology of New Music: Trans & Nonbinary Voices presents composers who highlight the multifaceted intersections unique to the lived experiences of transgender and nonbinary people and stands as a declaration that despite the many historical attempts...