• MOISES SERRANO

    MOISES SERRANO

    FORBIDDEN: UNDOCUMENTED AND QUEER IN RURAL AMERICA ~ by joel martens ~ As members of the LGBTQ community, we have a deep understanding of what it is to struggle against being different and having to fight against that isolation and its oppressive nature. The process of personal and then social acceptance around those biologically born […]

  • DAVID BROMSTAD

    DAVID BROMSTAD

    DREAMING BIG FINDING THAT PERFECT FIT ~ by joel martens ~ What can you say about HGTV’s David Bromstad? This host/designer/home expert, is unendingly energetic, completely disarming, downright charming and last but not least has a wicked sense of humor. His oft-donned smile and that quick humor has endeared him to HGTV audiences since he […]

  • INSPIRING LANDSCAPE TRENDS

    INSPIRING LANDSCAPE TRENDS

    EMBRACING THE CALIFORNIA TOPOGRAPHY ~ by michael douglas brennan ~ It is encouraging to know that people today are expecting much more from their home landscapes than they did in the past. Standard home landscapes of yesteryear were dominated by big thirsty lawns and plantings, but these days, people are moving toward more thoughtful designs […]

  • KIRSTIN

    KIRSTIN

    PENTATONIX, GOING SOLO AND L O V E ~ by joel martens ~ If you don’t know who Pentatonix is…Then child you just haven’t been listening. Named for the pentatonic scale, which is made up of five notes that smartly represent each of the group’s five members: Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kevin Olusola, Avi Kaplan […]

  • IRA GLASS

    IRA GLASS

    ON THE ROAD WITH THIS AMERICAN LIFE ~ by joel martens ~ If you haven’t heard of NPR’s This American Life, it’s high time for you to discover this wonderful gem. The weekly episodic radio show, hosted by the indomitable Ira Glass, is a jewel in the crown of American broadcasting. The show follows a […]

National News

Viral 'Hunky Cop' Under Investigation for Alleged Anti-Semitic Facebook Posts

Viral ‘Hunky Cop’ Under Investigation for Alleged Anti-Semitic Facebook Posts

[ 0 ] September 15, 2017

from edge media network –  One of the Florida police officers featured in a viral photo many dubbed as the “Hunky Cops” is in hot water this week after it was discovered he allegedly posted anti-semitic “jokes” on social media. A selfie of three police officers from the Gainesville Police Department made headlines after Facebook […]

Legendary Queer Icon the Babadook Now Has Partner: Pennywise

Legendary Queer Icon the Babadook Now Has Partner: Pennywise

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

from edge media network –  The Internet has apparently decided that legendary queer iconic the Babadook has a new partner: Pennywise the Clown from Stephen King’s “It.” Over the summer, Twitter users declared the Babadook an LGBTQ icon after Netflix added the film the top hat-wearing demon is from, “The Babadook,” to its LGBTQ section. People started […]

LGBT Groups Blast Study Claiming AI Can Determine Sexual Orientation from Photos

LGBT Groups Blast Study Claiming AI Can Determine Sexual Orientation from Photos

[ 0 ] September 12, 2017

from edge media network –  Responding to reports of a Stanford University study claims that artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to detect sexual orientation, LGBTQ media advocacy group GLAAD and LGBTQ civil rights organization the Human Rights Campaign called on Stanford University and responsible media outlets Friday to expose what they label “dangerous and flawed research” […]

San Diego News

LAMBDA ARCHIVES 30TH ANNIVERSARY: Preserving and Celebrating LGBT History

LAMBDA ARCHIVES 30TH ANNIVERSARY: Preserving and Celebrating LGBT History

[ 0 ] September 13, 2017

by walter meyer –  This September, Lambda Archives proudly celebrates 30 years of preserving San Diego’s LGBTQ community history. Dennis Fiordaliso was an early board member and volunteer at what was first incorporated in December, 1987 as the Lesbian and Gay Archives of San Diego. Fiordaliso wrote of that founding: “Jess Jessop was a long-time […]

HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA West Coast Premiere Coming to Diversionary

HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA West Coast Premiere Coming to Diversionary

[ 0 ] September 11, 2017

by lisa lipsey –    Diversionary Theatre’s Executive Artistic Director Matt M. Morrow is at it again, calling attention to theatre’s newest voices. “I’ve got an ear to the ground and my radar attuned to what is coming out across the country. I read The New York Times every day and the title of this […]

CHERRY POP: FilmOut San Diego Presents the San Diego Premiere of this Uproarious Comedy

CHERRY POP: FilmOut San Diego Presents the San Diego Premiere of this Uproarious Comedy

[ 0 ] September 6, 2017

As part of its monthly screening series, FilmOut San Diego & Sousa Cleaning Business present the San Diego premiere screening of Cherry Pop at the Landmark Hillcrest Cinemas on Wednesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. Cherry Pop! is a crazy night in the life of a small local bar’s drag show. It’s about a newcomer “The Cherry” […]

Orange County News

GAY DAYS ANAHIEM: Todrick Hall and Stars of Rupaul's Drag Race to Headline 20th Annual Event at Disneyland

GAY DAYS ANAHIEM: Todrick Hall and Stars of Rupaul’s Drag Race to Headline 20th Annual Event at Disneyland

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

The 2017 Gay Days at Disneyland are set to take place Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 8. For its 20th year, the event is expected to attract more than 30,000 LGBT park-hoppers from California and all over the country. They will enjoy Disneyland in a way that it can only be experienced during Gay […]

GOLDEN FOODIE AWARDS: "The Best of The Best..." Gets Better

GOLDEN FOODIE AWARDS: “The Best of The Best…” Gets Better

[ 0 ] September 11, 2017

by tony reverditto The Golden Foodie Awards (GFA) is one of the most glamorous events in Orange County and is the brainchild of Pamela Waitt (Pam), president and founder. Her calendar is quite full, on top of the Golden Foodies, she also produces Orange County Restaurant Week’s Launch Party and brought to fruition last month’s […]

FINDING FAMILY: Orange County Premiere of TRIBES Comes to Chance Theatre

FINDING FAMILY: Orange County Premiere of TRIBES Comes to Chance Theatre

[ 0 ] September 11, 2017

by tony reverditto –  Proud to be one of the leading ensemble-driven theatre companies in Southern California, Chance Theater has won six Ovation Awards, most recently receiving a National Theatre Company Grant from American Theatre Wing. Their current production, Tribes, by playwright Nina Raine, tells the story of Billy, the only deaf child in a […]

Long Beach News

Jewels’ GORGEOUS GEMS - September Edition

Jewels’ GORGEOUS GEMS – September Edition

[ 0 ] September 7, 2017

by jewels –  Happy September my beautiful gems! Fresh off a fabulous End of Summer Booze Cruise on the Long Beach Harbor, I am painfully aware that the summer season is coming to an end. Thankfully here in Southern California, the fun continues in high fashion and the heat gets cranked up…Simply to remind us […]

QFILMS: Bringing Community Together

QFILMS: Bringing Community Together

[ 0 ] September 5, 2017

by chris carpenter –  Now in its 24th year, Long Beach’s Q Film Festival has grown to become one of the seaside city’s preeminent social events. It has also come to be regarded as the second-biggest exclusive showcase for LGBTQ movies in the L.A. area, after Outfest. The 2017 Long Beach QFilm Festival—often referred to […]

SOUTH BAY LGBT CENTER - Celebrating Pride, Unity and Equality One Step at a Time

SOUTH BAY LGBT CENTER – Celebrating Pride, Unity and Equality One Step at a Time

[ 0 ] August 7, 2017

by tony reverditto –   Formerly known as the South Bay Lesbian and Gay Community Organization (SBLGCO), The South Bay LGBT Center came into existence in 1989, when ten women met and talked about the possibility of creating an organized lesbian and gay presence in the South Bay/Redondo Beach area. A survey was conducted to […]

Los Angeles News

GAY DAYS ANAHIEM: Todrick Hall and Stars of Rupaul's Drag Race to Headline 20th Annual Event at Disneyland

GAY DAYS ANAHIEM: Todrick Hall and Stars of Rupaul’s Drag Race to Headline 20th Annual Event at Disneyland

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

The 2017 Gay Days at Disneyland are set to take place Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 8. For its 20th year, the event is expected to attract more than 30,000 LGBT park-hoppers from California and all over the country. They will enjoy Disneyland in a way that it can only be experienced during Gay […]

LUKE MACFARLANE stars in the World Premiere of Big Night

LUKE MACFARLANE stars in the World Premiere of Big Night

[ 0 ] September 7, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  The Center Theatre Group is taking on the world premiere of playwright Paul Rudnick’s Big Night directed by Tony-winner Walter Bobbie and starring an amazing cast of six, including: Brian Hutchison (Smokefall), Max Jenkins (The Mysteries of Laura), Kecia Lewis (The Drowsy Chaperone), Luke Macfarlane (Brothers & Sisters), Wendie Malick (Just […]

AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’:  Frenchie Davis Stars at La Mirada Theatre

AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’: Frenchie Davis Stars at La Mirada Theatre

[ 0 ] September 5, 2017

  La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, will be jumpin’ as it kicks off its 40th Anniversary season with American Idol and The Voice contestant Frenchie Davis, starring in a brand-new look at the Fats Waller musical Ain’t Misbehavin’, directed by one of its original Broadway cast members, Ken Page. The Harlem Renaissance of […]

Palm Springs News

SoCal Leather Productions presents California Drummer Contest

SoCal Leather Productions presents California Drummer Contest

[ 0 ] June 9, 2017

  On June 30, 2017 SoCal Leather Productions will hold the next California Drummer Contest weekend in Cathedral City, California at the Barracks Bar. California Drummer is a regional event of Drummer North America. California Drummer is a fetish weekend which begins Friday, June 30th concluding Sunday, July 2nd. The weekend will start off with […]

An Early Easter Surprise: LADY BUNNY Hot on the Trail

An Early Easter Surprise: LADY BUNNY Hot on the Trail

[ 0 ] March 13, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  Lady Bunny is back in town and she’s got a little “somethin’-somethin’” to fill your basket…And there’s nothing PC about her bunny tales! As she said during this interview, “We’ve gone so overboard with the ‘word police’ that they’re trying to make Dick Van Dyke change his name to Penis Van […]

Leading On-Demand Massage Provider Soothe Arrives in Palm Springs & Inland Empire

Leading On-Demand Massage Provider Soothe Arrives in Palm Springs & Inland Empire

[ 0 ] November 15, 2016

  Soothe, the world’s largest and fastest-growing on-demand massage service, will arrive in Palm Springs and Inland Empire on November 17, 2016.  On that date, Soothe will be in 48 cities across the United States, Canada, and the U.K., Soothe brings vetted, certified massage therapists to customers’ home, office, or hotel in as little as one hour. The company plans to expand […]

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RuPaul Wins 2nd Consecutive Emmy Award for Reality Host

RuPaul Wins 2nd Consecutive Emmy Award for Reality Host

[ 0 ] September 11, 2017

from edge media network –    Condragulations, Mama Ru! RuPaul scored his second consecutive Emmy win for Best Host of a Reality or Reality-Competition Sunday night, Deadline reports. Ru won the gold for hosting Season 9 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” which aired on VH1 for the first time after the series left its home on LogoTV. Deadline […]