• COME OUT TO FILMOUT - 17th Annual San Diego LGBT film Festival

    COME OUT TO FILMOUT – 17th Annual San Diego LGBT film Festival

    by chris carpenter –  TAB HUNTER, ONE OF CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD’S “GOLDEN BOYS,” will take center stage during opening night of this year’s FilmOut. The 17th annual San Diego LGBT film festival runs from Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31 at the historic Observatory North Park Theatre. The star of such memorable movies as Damn […]

  • BUILDING A DRAG EMPIRE: RUPAUL’S PERSPECTIVE

    BUILDING A DRAG EMPIRE: RUPAUL’S PERSPECTIVE

    by joel martens –  The latest twist in the RuPaul empire, is happening come this May… and it’s just such a remarkable drag. What’s next you may be asking? Especially for someone who has a successful seven-season (and counting) television series, a new album (Realness brings the total count to six), successful makeup and perfume […]

  • LET'S GET OUT THERE!

    LET’S GET OUT THERE!

    ADVENTURE TRAVEL—LGBT STYLE! ~ by joel martens ~ When was the last time you took a vacation? Better yet, when was the last time you took a vacation… whitewater rafting on a river, hiking the Alpine peaks of Switzerland, cycling along the Adriatic coast or scuba diving in the Galapagos Islands? Even better yet, when […]

  • MAY IS NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH

    MAY IS NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH

    by suan stapatyanon, ph.d. –  When David and Eduardo were ready to start a family, they decided to become foster parents, because, they realized so many children needed a home. Three years later, they are the adoring and loving dads to their 6-year-old adopted son, who had been in foster care with them for over […]

  • ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY'S The Streisand Songbook Blurs Lines Between Living Legends

    ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY’S The Streisand Songbook Blurs Lines Between Living Legends

    by thom senzee –  According to The New York Times, oft-lauded singer, Ann Hampton Callaway “has a voice so rich, flexible and extravagantly gorgeous that it hardly matters what use she puts it to.” Fortunately for fans of cabaret, Hampton Callaway herself and Barbra Streisand, she’ll be putting her rich voice to use by singing […]

  • ROSEANNE BARR

    ROSEANNE BARR

    SOME NUTS SHE’S CRACKED ~ by joel martens ~   We all know who she is…Her reputation definitely precedes her. That acerbic, biting humor and her ability to take on pretty much any topic or convention as she nimbly pokes a stick at it, then stands back and watches the fireworks…Laughing that distinctive laugh as […]

National News

Madonna Stirs Controversy With Jewish/Muslim Gay Kiss Photo

Madonna Stirs Controversy With Jewish/Muslim Gay Kiss Photo

[ 0 ] May 18, 2015

via Edge Media Network –  Proving that she can still shock people in her 50s, Madonna caused a stir Sunday when she posted a photo to Instagram of a Jewish man and a Muslim man about to kiss. Ever the self-promoter, the image was captioned with the hashtag #rebelhearts — a nod to her 13th studio […]

ABC Releases Trailer for Christian-Protested Dan Savage Sitcom

ABC Releases Trailer for Christian-Protested Dan Savage Sitcom

[ 0 ] May 13, 2015

via Edge Media Network –  Watch the trailer for the new ABC sitcom inspired by Dan Savage that the religious right doesn’t want you to see. Despite the best efforts of conservative Christian organizations and the anti-gay hate group Family Research Council (FRC), ABC has announced that it is picking up “The Real O’Neals,” the Dan […]

Cate Blanchett Says She's Had 'Many' Relationships With Women

Cate Blanchett Says She’s Had ‘Many’ Relationships With Women

[ 0 ] May 13, 2015

by Winnie McCroy – Edge Media Network Talk about commitment to the Method style of acting! Actress Cate Blanchett, currently shooting a lesbian-themed movie, fessed up to having had “many” relationships with women.   Pink News UK reports that Blanchett, speaking on shooting her new film, “Carol,” based on the Patricia Highsmith novel, “The Price of […]

San Diego News

COME OUT TO FILMOUT - 17th Annual San Diego LGBT film Festival

COME OUT TO FILMOUT – 17th Annual San Diego LGBT film Festival

[ 0 ] May 18, 2015

by chris carpenter –  TAB HUNTER, ONE OF CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD’S “GOLDEN BOYS,” will take center stage during opening night of this year’s FilmOut. The 17th annual San Diego LGBT film festival runs from Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31 at the historic Observatory North Park Theatre. The star of such memorable movies as Damn […]

“The Skinny” on Cygnet Theatre's San Diego Premiere of 'The Whale'

“The Skinny” on Cygnet Theatre’s San Diego Premiere of ‘The Whale’

[ 0 ] May 8, 2015

by lisa lipsey –  When The Whale first appeared on the stage, Playwright Samuel D. Hunter noted, “It’s a play about the struggles to connect in 21st Century America.”  The Cygnet Theatre bills the show as, “Big-hearted and fiercely funny, The Whale tells the story of a man’s last chance at redemption and of finding beauty in […]

CABARET AT THE WELK: The Wild Side of Sally Bowles

CABARET AT THE WELK: The Wild Side of Sally Bowles

[ 0 ] May 7, 2015

by bill biss –  Like a fine wine, the musical production of Cabaret has aged well. There’s the 1966 vintage original Broadway production, or, you have your choice of the 1972 vintage, which gives you a robust screen adaptation of the musical. There is even the 1989 blending of both, the original Broadway and film […]

Orange County News

MAY IS NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH

MAY IS NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH

[ 0 ] May 7, 2015

by suan stapatyanon, ph.d. –  When David and Eduardo were ready to start a family, they decided to become foster parents, because, they realized so many children needed a home. Three years later, they are the adoring and loving dads to their 6-year-old adopted son, who had been in foster care with them for over […]

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY'S The Streisand Songbook Blurs Lines Between Living Legends

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY’S The Streisand Songbook Blurs Lines Between Living Legends

[ 0 ] May 6, 2015

by thom senzee –  According to The New York Times, oft-lauded singer, Ann Hampton Callaway “has a voice so rich, flexible and extravagantly gorgeous that it hardly matters what use she puts it to.” Fortunately for fans of cabaret, Hampton Callaway herself and Barbra Streisand, she’ll be putting her rich voice to use by singing […]

MAY THEATRE BRIEFS - Orange & Los Angeles Counties

MAY THEATRE BRIEFS – Orange & Los Angeles Counties

[ 0 ] May 3, 2015

. AND ALL THE DEAD, LIE DOWN Harrison David River‘s new play, And All The Dead, Lie Down is described as “a portrait of a couple at a crossroads, a couple pondering the questions, ‘Is love enough to sustain us… and is it worth the risk?’” The Los Angeles and world premiere, starring Colton Ford, […]

Long Beach News

JEWELS GORGEOUS GEMS: Long Beach Pride and More in May

JEWELS GORGEOUS GEMS: Long Beach Pride and More in May

[ 0 ] May 4, 2015

COME ON PRIDE! The summer is heating up in Southern California. The month of May is just bursting at the seams with thrilling parties and events! First, let’s start out with some vital “Survival Tips” to help you through Long Beach Pride, Southern California’s first LGBT Pride event of the season on Saturday and Sunday, […]

MAY THEATRE BRIEFS - Orange & Los Angeles Counties

MAY THEATRE BRIEFS – Orange & Los Angeles Counties

[ 0 ] May 3, 2015

. AND ALL THE DEAD, LIE DOWN Harrison David River‘s new play, And All The Dead, Lie Down is described as “a portrait of a couple at a crossroads, a couple pondering the questions, ‘Is love enough to sustain us… and is it worth the risk?’” The Los Angeles and world premiere, starring Colton Ford, […]

“POPS” CULTURE - with the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra

“POPS” CULTURE – with the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra

[ 0 ] April 16, 2015

With their upcoming evening of classical pops selections, the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra hopes to lure lovers of hits from the past—and introduce others to some of the original pop songs. by ken knox –  ASK A GAY MAN ON THE STREET TO NAME A POP STAR and you’re likely to hear names like Katy […]

Los Angeles News

New App Offers Novel Means to Access Authentic, Chef-Prepared Gourmet Foods

New App Offers Novel Means to Access Authentic, Chef-Prepared Gourmet Foods

[ 0 ] May 18, 2015

. Foodie Shares Enables Neighborhood Chefs in Los Angeles to Share Dishes and Engage with Food Lovers Building a neighborhood-based foodie community centered on sharing authentic food made with integrity is the primary motivation behind founding Foodie Shares, a new membership-based food marketplace and iOS app which launched in March in Los Angeles. According to George Mathew, Co-Founder and CEO of Foodie Shares, “I […]

BUILDING A DRAG EMPIRE: RUPAUL’S PERSPECTIVE

BUILDING A DRAG EMPIRE: RUPAUL’S PERSPECTIVE

[ 0 ] May 13, 2015

by joel martens –  The latest twist in the RuPaul empire, is happening come this May… and it’s just such a remarkable drag. What’s next you may be asking? Especially for someone who has a successful seven-season (and counting) television series, a new album (Realness brings the total count to six), successful makeup and perfume […]

SIA, SILVERMAN AND NO DOUBT: AN EVENING WITH WOMEN

SIA, SILVERMAN AND NO DOUBT: AN EVENING WITH WOMEN

[ 0 ] May 6, 2015

by sylvia rodemeyer –  An Evening with Women returns on Saturday, May 16 this year, again to the Hollywood Palladium. The event, cochaired by Linda Perry, Brent Bolthouse, Kelly Lynch and Annie Goto, has continued to grow in size and notoriety each year. 2015 is no exception, with Sia, Sarah Silverman and No Doubt gracing […]

Palm Springs News

WET, WILD & WONDERFUL! White Party Palms Springs 2015 Preview

WET, WILD & WONDERFUL! White Party Palms Springs 2015 Preview

[ 0 ] April 18, 2015

by chris carpenter – Ahh…The sights and sounds of Spring are in the air, which means it is once again time for Jeffrey Sanker’s celebrated White Party Palm Springs. Rightly billed as the largest dance music festival in the world, with no less than nine huge parties in three days, this year’s event will run […]

LEANN RIMES: Singing From The Heart

LEANN RIMES: Singing From The Heart

[ 0 ] April 17, 2015

by chris carpenter –  There aren’t many performers, who are a household name at 13 and have won two Grammy Awards before their 15th birthday. In fact, LeAnn Rimes became the youngest country music star in 1996, since Tanya Tucker 24 years earlier. She has long since crossed over to other musical genres, has appeared […]

PALM SPRINGS GAY RODEO & COUNTRY FAIR

PALM SPRINGS GAY RODEO & COUNTRY FAIR

[ 0 ] April 15, 2015

IT’S “HOT” IN THE DESERT! ~ by mark jones ~   Palm Springs is an LGBT mecca, known for mid-century style and Hollywood glamour. Yet, from Friday, May 1 through Sunday, May 3, the Palm Springs Hot Rodeo and Country Fair is all about highlighting the city’s Western flair. The annual rodeo festival, produced by […]

Other Recent Articles

Conservative Pundit: Gays to Blame for California Drought

Conservative Pundit: Gays to Blame for California Drought

[ 0 ] May 7, 2015

via Edge Media Network –  Add the California drought to previous floods, wild fires, earthquakes, tornadoes and other natural calamities caused by God’s wrath over homosexuality. As California struggles with a devastating four-year drought that has claimed 12 million forest trees and is threatening agriculture, Bill Koenig of the conservative news outlet World Watch Daily, […]