• SAN DIEGO PRIDE

    SAN DIEGO PRIDE

    LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL… NO REALLY! ~ by joel martens ~ As we stand on the other side of the historic Supreme Court ruling regarding same-sex marriage, it is not without significance that it is during San Diego Pride, that we have even more cause to celebrate. Now that the momentous decision has landed […]

  • TARYN MANNING

    TARYN MANNING

    SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST ORANGE ~ by joel martens ~ Orange Is The New Black (OITNB) is a phenomenon, for sure. The cast of women, made of up-and-coming and veteran actors, could easily be each considered a marvel in their own right. One of the standouts amongst the talented women, is Taryn Manning, the […]

  • The Pride of Hillcrest Block Party!

    The Pride of Hillcrest Block Party!

    SOLID GOLD AT THE START OF THE RAINBOW ~ by joel martens ~ block par·ty – noun – A crowded party in which many members of a single community congregate, either to observe an event of some importance, or simply for mutual enjoyment. Sounds like fun, now doesn’t it…and fabulous way to connect with fellow […]

  • JES

    JES

    UNLEASHING THE BEAT ~ by joel martens ~ Electronic Dance Music, more commonly known as EDM, is something that most in the LGBT community have a pretty familiar relationship with. If you’ve been to a nightclub in the last 20 or so years, at pretty much any Pride event, rave or festival, you’ve heard its […]

  • COME FROM AWAY: THE SILVER LINING IN NEWFOUNDLAND’S OPEN HEART

    COME FROM AWAY: THE SILVER LINING IN NEWFOUNDLAND’S OPEN HEART

    by lisa lipsey –  For the 2015/2016 season, La Jolla Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley has selected to premiere the new musical Come From Away, featuring book, music and lyrics by the Canadian husband-and-wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein. The Playhouse bills Come From Away as “An original, rock-infused musical based on the true […]

  • COLBIE CAILLAT HEADLINES SAN DIEGO'S 5TH ANNUAL OUT AT THE FAIR

    COLBIE CAILLAT HEADLINES SAN DIEGO’S 5TH ANNUAL OUT AT THE FAIR

    by thom senzee –  Wedding Exclusive: Colbie Caillat Just Got Engaged! The Rage Monthly recently chatted with fair headliner and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, Colbie Caillat about her upcoming performance scheduled during Out at the Fair, Saturday, June 13 at 7:30 p.m. on the Heineken Grandstand Stage. Caillat describes her relationship with what she says is a surprisingly […]

National News

RAGE Reviews: Girls Gone Wild

RAGE Reviews: Girls Gone Wild

[ 0 ] June 15, 2015

by chris carpenter –  Novelist Roald Dahl’s books are rife with precocious children, many of them depicted in a less than favorable light.  Think of the greedy brats in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie withstanding, or Danny the Champion of the World’s schoolyard bullies. Of course, Dahl was perceptive enough to lay the blame for children’s misbehavior […]

RICKY REBEL SINGS

RICKY REBEL SINGS

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

OUT AT THE FAIR DURING THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY FAIR   Following his recent appearance at Matinee Las Vegas, one of the biggest gay festivals in the USA, Ricky Rebel brings his West Coast club tour to “Out At The Fair” during the San Diego County Fair on Saturday, June 13 at 7 p.m. on […]

Could Bianca Del Rio Host 'Saturday Night Live'?

Could Bianca Del Rio Host ‘Saturday Night Live’?

[ 0 ] June 9, 2015

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network . It worked for Betty White so maybe it will work for “RuPaul’s Drag Race” winner Bianca Del Rio too. A Facebook page is gaining traction this week that is urging officials behind “Saturday Night Live” to get arguably one of the funniest drag queens in […]

San Diego News

Second All-Female Fashion Show from Mankind to be Held at Rich’s

Second All-Female Fashion Show from Mankind to be Held at Rich’s

[ 0 ] June 18, 2015

. Just in time for Pride! They tried it and it worked, so they’re doing it again! On Thursday, July 16, #LEZ, the ladies night at Rich’s nightclub, will host an all-girl fashion show by Hillcrest store Mankind. Mankind regularly puts on fashion shows at clubs in Hillcrest. They tend to be a hit as […]

RICKY REBEL SINGS

RICKY REBEL SINGS

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

OUT AT THE FAIR DURING THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY FAIR   Following his recent appearance at Matinee Las Vegas, one of the biggest gay festivals in the USA, Ricky Rebel brings his West Coast club tour to “Out At The Fair” during the San Diego County Fair on Saturday, June 13 at 7 p.m. on […]

Trinitea Tea: Right Time, Right Place, Right Person

Trinitea Tea: Right Time, Right Place, Right Person

[ 0 ] June 8, 2015

by kevin plautz –  Now that the weather is heating up, come and check out Hillcrest’s latest place to “chill out.” Trinitea Tea is quickly becoming San Diego’s best place for loose leaf and boba milk tea. The original name for Trinitea was “Shanghai Be For Time Tea House” and was founded in 1998 in […]

Orange County News

Orange County Gay Men’s Chorus to Present ‘The One, The Music Of Elton John’

Orange County Gay Men’s Chorus to Present ‘The One, The Music Of Elton John’

[ 0 ] June 8, 2015

by lisa lipsey –  MenAlive invites us to follow them down the “Yellow Brick Road” for a night showcasing the music of Elton John. “Elton John is our very own Diva,” says Artistic Director Bob Gunn. Gunn is a founding member of MenAlive, and a professional musician with over 25 years of experience as a […]

The LGBT Center Orange County's Expanding Reach

The LGBT Center Orange County’s Expanding Reach

[ 0 ] June 6, 2015

by ken knox –  The LGBT Center O.C. celebrates the opening of its new arts-oriented location, the Brad Brafford Center located in the heart of downtown Santa Ana on 4th Avenue.  “Engage, Empower and Explore.” That’s the motto behind Orange County’s newest LGBTQ center expansion. The new cultural center, an offshoot of the LGBT Center […]

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 […]

Long Beach News

Making the "T" In LGBT Visible - What Will It Take?

Making the “T” In LGBT Visible – What Will It Take?

[ 0 ] June 8, 2015

by porter gilberg –  Bruce Jenner’s* recent announcement that he is transgender, during an April 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer, has quite probably made Jenner the most visible transgender person in America. Many are hailing this interview as the trans community’s “Ellen” moment, a critical time in LGBTQ history nearly 20 years ago, when Ellen […]

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, […]

Los Angeles News

RAGE Reviews: Girls Gone Wild

RAGE Reviews: Girls Gone Wild

[ 0 ] June 15, 2015

by chris carpenter –  Novelist Roald Dahl’s books are rife with precocious children, many of them depicted in a less than favorable light.  Think of the greedy brats in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie withstanding, or Danny the Champion of the World’s schoolyard bullies. Of course, Dahl was perceptive enough to lay the blame for children’s misbehavior […]

It’s A Jolly Holiday as Mary Poppins Sweeps Through La Mirada

It’s A Jolly Holiday as Mary Poppins Sweeps Through La Mirada

[ 0 ] June 5, 2015

by tony reverditto –  BASED ON THE BOOKS BY P.L. TRAVERS and the classic Walt Disney film, the musical Mary Poppins, includes a score filled with timeless classics such as “Feed the Birds,” “Jolly Holiday,” “A Spoon Full of Sugar” and the Academy Award-winning, “Chim-Chim Cher-ee.” In the story, Jack of all trades, Bert, introduces […]

LOS ANGELES PRIDE 2015

LOS ANGELES PRIDE 2015

[ 0 ] June 2, 2015

KESHA, TY & TAMAR STARS AND ROLLER SKATES RULE! ~ by chris carpenter ~ Even though many may still be recovering from May’s Long Beach Pride, it’s time to look north for the next big LGBT celebration on the horizon… LA Pride! The event will run Friday, June 12 through Sunday, June 14 in West […]

Palm Springs News

Stonewall Gardens to Host LGBT Pride Event on Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

Stonewall Gardens to Host LGBT Pride Event on Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

[ 0 ] June 15, 2015

Open House is First in a Series with Fascinating Guest Speaker Stonewall Gardens, Palm Springs’ first senior assisted living village for the LGBT community and friends, will host a community Open House on the anniversary of the Stonewall riots, Saturday, June 28, at 10:00 AM. Guest speaker Richard Pass will relay his first-hand experience as […]

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 […]

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