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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...
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...
Gala Like Never Before! DAP Health Announces New Vision For 'The Chase'

Gala Like Never Before! DAP Health Announces New Vision For ‘The Chase’

By Steven Henke Dap Health announces the 2022 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards ‘The Chase’ returns as an all in-person event on April 9, outdoors, at the Palm Springs Convention Center. DAP Health is making it safer to come together for this yearly tradition, timing it for some of the season’s most ideal evening weather. To...
Modernism Week 2022

Modernism Week 2022

Modernism Week is the largest celebration of midcentury and modern architecture, design, and culture. It started out as a collaborative, grass-roots community effort comprised of a few home tours, cocktail mixers and educational events that were planned to coincide with the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale occurring in Palm Springs, CA each February since...
The Iconic Michael Childers

The Iconic Michael Childers

Picture Perfect The Iconic Michael Childers By Dominic Silva For the past several decades, photographer Michael Childers has captured the essence of Hollywood’s most famous faces. The roster of artists featured in his iconic portraits is a virtual who’s who’s of the Hollywood elite: Julie Christie, Catherine Deneuve, Clint Eastwood, Richard Gere, Dennis Hopper, Rock...
The Standard Magazine: A Look Back to 2021

The Standard Magazine: A Look Back to 2021

Compiled By Josh Furnell As we look toward a New Year we would like to revisit some of the articles featured on the pages of The Standard Magazine, highlighting excerpts from particular articles from each month that deserve a second gander. You can read the complete article by simply clicking on the link after each...
Holiday Gift Guide: 2021 Edition

Holiday Gift Guide: 2021 Edition

Holiday Gift Guide: 2021 Edition By Ethan Thorpe If you are like most people you haven’t given the holidays much thought. Granted the reminders have been in the stores since before Halloween, pumpkin carving kits right next to Christmas tree ornaments. Some of us might still be social distancing and relying on FedEx, UPS and...
You Are Included

You Are Included

You Are Included Greater Palm Springs Pride 2021 By The Standard Magazine Staff After the stress, uncertainty, and isolation of the pandemic, there is finally a bit of light at the end of the tunnel and a chance to finally come together. Greater Palm Springs Pride is back; large, in charge and live. The 35th...
More than a Little Respect -- A Conversation with Erasure’s Andy Bell

More than a Little Respect — A Conversation with Erasure’s Andy Bell

More than a Little Respect — A Conversation with Erasure’s Andy Bell By Steven Henke I caught up with Andy Bell via email to talk about his career, his new album “The View from Halfway Down,” and his September 18 keynote address at the Aging Positively – Reunition Project HIV and aging conference. Bell shed...
Why There are Few Openly Gay Athletes in Professional Sports

Why There are Few Openly Gay Athletes in Professional Sports

By NPR Staff When Nashville Predators prospect Luke Prokop came out last month, it was the first time an active player under contract to an NHL team had ever publicly acknowledged they were gay. Overnight, Prokop’s announcement doubled the number of out gay athletes currently playing in the country’s four major men’s sports — football,...