Posts tagged "the standard magazine"
The Story of David

The Story of David

David Hernandez Gets Real in the Remake of his First-Ever single, “I AM”By Jamie Booth “So much of what I sang about in my first album still rings true today,” David Hernandez reflects from his home in Los Angeles.  It’s been fifteen years since the singer-songwriter first emerged on the world’s stage in the seventh...
Top LGBTQ+ Destinations in 2024

Top LGBTQ+ Destinations in 2024

Top LGBTQ+ Destinations in 2024 By Nestor M. Allende For LGBTQ individuals, finding LGBTQ-friendly travel destinations is an important part of the experience where there are many options for those seeking a safe and welcoming space to prioritize their mental and physical health. Sometimes a break away from the day-to-day grind is exactly what your...
Palm Springs Food and Wine Festival

Palm Springs Food and Wine Festival

By Jeff Hocker The wildly anticipated return of the Palm Springs Food and Wine Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, November 11 & 12 at the Palm Springs Stadium Pavilion (1901 East Baristo Road). 40 acclaimed restaurants, 80 boutique wineries, tastings, sippings, pairings, live music (Jazzgrass) and demonstrations by celebrity chefs will all come together...
Cinema Diverse is Back!

Cinema Diverse is Back!

By Michael C. Green The Sixteenth edition of Cinema Diverse, The Palm Springs LGBTQ+ Film Festival will soon be underway. The schedule is set, and tickets and passes are now on sale. The festival, which includes forty-nine feature films and over 100 short films this year, runs for two long weekends at the Palm Springs...
LGBTQ+ Filmmakers and Artists on the Rise in 2023

LGBTQ+ Filmmakers and Artists on the Rise in 2023

LGBTQ+ Filmmakers and Artists on the Rise in 202 By Francisco Rivas Twenty twenty-three is shaping up to be a Very Queer Year. Sundance was very gay, between the new Ira Sachs film, and a documentary about the Indigo Girls, and Anne Hathaway in a lesbian drama. The talk of Cannes was Pedro Almodóvar’s queer...
Wellness Trends 202

Wellness Trends 202

Wellness Trends 2023 By Adrian Castro Wellness trends look a little different year after year. In 2022, we ate our greens in powdered form, opened up about mental health struggles on social media, and tried quiet quitting our jobs in the name of less stress. So, what’s on the agenda in 2023? The fact is...
Eurovision

Eurovision

Eurovision: One of the Biggest Nights in Music on the LGBT+ Calendar By Travis Espinoza Eurovision has a long and proud history of supporting queer artists and championing LGBT+ rights. There have been countless key moments that waved the flag for LGBT+ representation. In 1998 Dana International entered the competition as the first trans performer...
Drag is Not a Crime!

Drag is Not a Crime!

By Chris Astrala Say it again; DRAG IS NOT A CRIME ! Drag is an art form built on self-expression and artistic performance. Drag is also powerful tool for political protest, that uplifts the LGBTQ+ community in the face of discrimination and oppression. Once a fringe art form, drag has become an increasingly visible and...
The Bears Are Back

The Bears Are Back

International Bear Convergence 2022 The Bears Are Back By Joe Cabello International Bear Convergence (IBC) is the premier winter event for Bears in Palm Springs, California, welcoming thousands of frisky, bears, muscle bears, cubs, chasers, chubs, admirers & their fans to have the time of their lives! The four-day event comes to life with DJs,...
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...
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...
Uncommon Gifts

Uncommon Gifts

1.Infuse & Pour Alcohol Kit This at-home alcohol infusion kit helps you serve up seriously impressive cocktails. 2.Wine Bottle Topper Serving Set Portable picnic tables with bamboo tabletops that rest on wine bottle necks are as elegant as indoor ones. 3.Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses- Set of 4 Spice up your next fiesta with these reusable...