• TOP FIVE HOLISTIC PET HEALTHCARE TIPS

    TOP FIVE HOLISTIC PET HEALTHCARE TIPS

    ~ BY DR. PATRICK MAHANEY ~ Our animal companions’ health isn’t guaranteed for life.  Many pets are healthier during their juvenile months and develop illness during their adult and senior years.  Fortunately, owners can intervene by prioritizing everyday health habits for their companion animals to prevent or minimize disease.   HERE ARE MY HOLISTIC PET […]

  • ONE NATIONAL GAY AND LESBIAN ARCHIVES: Our Shared History

    ONE NATIONAL GAY AND LESBIAN ARCHIVES: Our Shared History

    by caleb rainey –  The ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries, is the largest repository of LGBTQ materials in the world. It was founded in 1952 and remains a stalwart defender of the LGBTQ past, as well as a fundamental shaper of our future. To say that ONE Archives is a […]

  • BEARS AND BEYOND

    BEARS AND BEYOND

    by ken knox –  A New Bear-Themed Weekend Aims To Bring A Big Tent Experience For Those Looking For More Than The Same Old Hirsute Pursuit! It’s often said that when one door closes, another opens. In the case of a new weekend-long party slated to debut in Big Bear Lake, it is very appropriate. […]

  • HAL SPARKS

    HAL SPARKS

      CARE ENOUGH TO NOT GIVE A SHIT ~ by joel martens ~ We all remember this guy as the lovable, cute and quirky Michael from Queer As Folk, the pivotal show and role that put he and his fellow cast members on the map. He’s a straight actor who has made it his business […]

  • DAVE KOZ & DK25

    DAVE KOZ & DK25

    CELEBRATING MILESTONES WITH COLLABORATIONS ~ by bill biss ~ Dave Koz is an extremely gifted musician. To mark the 25th anniversary of his career as a highly skilled saxophone player, he turns to the other artists and musicians who have been an important part of his musical journey. Not only looking back on collaborations with […]

  • MARY LAMBERT

    MARY LAMBERT

    TELLING STORIES AND SHARING SECRETS ~ by joel martens ~ People are endlessly fascinating… Especially if you listen carefully when they speak. When you do, if your lucky enough, the opportunity is there to learn about who they are through the anecdotes and narrative they share. Gorgeous stories, offering insights in to who they are, […]

National News

Report: 4 Trans Women of Color Killed in Past Four Weeks

Report: 4 Trans Women of Color Killed in Past Four Weeks

[ 0 ] August 17, 2015

Via Edge Media Network Gay Star News reports four transgender women of color were killed over the last four weeks, raising the death total to 16 in 2015. Kandis Capri, 35, was shot several times on Aug. 11 outside an apartment complex in Phoenix, Ariz., around 11:30 p.m. According to the Rainbow Hub, she was […]

'Looking' Producer Andrew Haigh Comments on Cancellation, TV Movie

‘Looking’ Producer Andrew Haigh Comments on Cancellation, TV Movie

[ 0 ] August 17, 2015

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network It’s been about five months since HBO pulled the plug on “Looking,” the dramedy about three gay friends living in San Francisco. But in an interview with Attitude magazine (via Instinct), out showrunner, director and producer Andrew Haigh commented on the series’ cancellation and the upcoming […]

Madonna Says She Will Never Perform in Russia Over Anti-Gay Laws

Madonna Says She Will Never Perform in Russia Over Anti-Gay Laws

[ 0 ] August 13, 2015

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network Madonna revealed this week she will never hold a concert in Russia again because of the country’s highly controversial “homosexual propaganda” law, which bans the spread of “non-traditional relationships” to minors, the Moscow Times reports. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly (via Moscow Times) on August […]

San Diego News

AND THE NICKY GOES TO...The Official List of Winners for The 2015 Nicky Awards

AND THE NICKY GOES TO…The Official List of Winners for The 2015 Nicky Awards

[ 0 ] August 25, 2015

2015 Mayor George Moscone Humanitarian Award: San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer 2015 Harvey Milk Civil Rights Award: Connor Maddocks 2015 Harvey Milk Civil Rights Award: Carolina Ramos 2015 Michael Portantino Outstanding Achievement in Media Award: Rage Magazine Outstanding Category Winner Outstanding Straight Ally Adriana Martinez Outstanding New Business Breakfast Republic Outstanding Pharmacy AHF Pharmacy Outstanding HIV / AIDS Service […]

ALEC MAPA:  VIRGIN MARTINI

ALEC MAPA: VIRGIN MARTINI

[ 0 ] August 6, 2015

by joel martens Things have certainly changed. Alec Mapa knows it and doesn’t take it for granted. As he says, “Let’s be honest, I’m lucky to be alive. I have a past and it’s colorful. A lot of my act now has been about speaking for people who weren’t as lucky as me.” Mapa is […]

BRIAN FLORES IN 'PIPPIN' - There Is Magic To Be Made!

BRIAN FLORES IN ‘PIPPIN’ – There Is Magic To Be Made!

[ 0 ] August 6, 2015

by lisa lipsey –  Critics agree, Pippin won the 2013 Tony Award for best revival of a musical and the original 1972 production nearly swept the Tony’s that year. Music and lyrics are by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and book by Roger O. Hirson. The new Pippin is directed by Tony-winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Porgy & […]

Orange County News

THE PHANTOM  OF THE OPERA: Chris Mann's “Music of The Night

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: Chris Mann’s “Music of The Night

[ 0 ] August 5, 2015

by tony reverditto –  Since its debut in 1988, The Phantom of the Opera has become one of the most beloved musicals of all time and the most successful, with a worldwide gross nearing the six billion dollar mark. Following its sold-out U.K. tour, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal score […]

ORANGE COUNTY PRIDE: Expanding Their Horizons… And Their Reach

ORANGE COUNTY PRIDE: Expanding Their Horizons… And Their Reach

[ 0 ] July 9, 2015

by chris carpenter –  Orange County Pride is back and poised for a major expansion, thanks to its new president, Zackery Glass. The festival, themed “Color Our World With Pride,” will take place for the fourth consecutive year in downtown Santa Ana on Saturday, August 1. For the first time, official O.C. Pride-related events will […]

TARZAN: THE STAGE MUSICAL Swings into Southern California

TARZAN: THE STAGE MUSICAL Swings into Southern California

[ 0 ] July 6, 2015

by tony reverditto –  Familiar to families over several generations, Tarzan tells the classic tale of a shipwreck that leaves an infant boy orphaned on the shores of West Africa. He is taken in and raised by a band of gorillas; in particular, by an ape who is grieving the loss of her baby. As […]

Long Beach News

The 2015 Long Beach Qfilms Festival Announces Complete Lineup & Schedule

The 2015 Long Beach Qfilms Festival Announces Complete Lineup & Schedule

[ 0 ] August 11, 2015

The 2015 Long Beach Qfilm Festival will take place Thursday, September 10 through Sunday, September 13 at the historic Art Theatre located at 2025 East 4th St. and the neighboring LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, both on Long Beach’s renowned “Retro Row.” As previously announced, the festival is adding an additional night and all screenings this year […]

August Theatre Previews - L.A. & Long Beach

August Theatre Previews – L.A. & Long Beach

[ 0 ] August 4, 2015

by brad hart –  SHAKESPEARE’S R & J A provocative adaptation of Romeo and Juliet by Joe Calarco, Shakespeare’s R&J takes the audience on a theatrical adventure. This time, the play features four Catholic schoolboys and in this version of the passion-fueled teen tragedy, the boys must face all the similar undercurrents, challenges and emotional […]

MOVIES AT THE BEACH featuring 'To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar'

MOVIES AT THE BEACH featuring ‘To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar’

[ 0 ] August 3, 2015

. If you haven’t seen this 1995 classic drag film that helped to solidify the careers of Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes and John Leguizamo, then your “LGBT card” is about to be revoked! Presented by The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach and Alfredo’s Beach Club on Saturday, August 8, this is a free, evening movie […]

Los Angeles News

THE PROUD PICNIC

THE PROUD PICNIC

[ 0 ] August 13, 2015

YOU + ME + LOVE + WINS Love exists in all kinds of places with all kinds of faces – between friends, couples, families, kids, or within your own beautiful self. Whatever the flavor, one thing is true – that love needs space to grow and flourish. Let Grand Park be that space—to come as […]

ONE NATIONAL GAY AND LESBIAN ARCHIVES: Our Shared History

ONE NATIONAL GAY AND LESBIAN ARCHIVES: Our Shared History

[ 0 ] August 11, 2015

by caleb rainey –  The ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries, is the largest repository of LGBTQ materials in the world. It was founded in 1952 and remains a stalwart defender of the LGBTQ past, as well as a fundamental shaper of our future. To say that ONE Archives is a […]

August Theatre Previews - L.A. & Long Beach

August Theatre Previews – L.A. & Long Beach

[ 0 ] August 4, 2015

by brad hart –  SHAKESPEARE’S R & J A provocative adaptation of Romeo and Juliet by Joe Calarco, Shakespeare’s R&J takes the audience on a theatrical adventure. This time, the play features four Catholic schoolboys and in this version of the passion-fueled teen tragedy, the boys must face all the similar undercurrents, challenges and emotional […]

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 […]

Other Recent Articles

People React to 2 Men Holding Hands in Portugal

People React to 2 Men Holding Hands in Portugal

[ 0 ] August 11, 2015

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network Over the past few weeks, social experiment videos have surfaced online from across the world, showing the often negative reactions people have to seeing two men holding hands in public. But the latest video, which takes place in Lisbon, Portugal, shows a different side, as Attitude […]

RAGE Reviews: People Who Need People

RAGE Reviews: People Who Need People

[ 0 ] August 10, 2015

by chris carpenter – Barbra Streisand may have sung it best, but a handful of new movies in theaters or DVD illustrate the refrain of her hit Funny Girl song “People” in exceptional ways.  Phoenix, which has nothing to do with the desert city of my birth, opens today in Orange County and Pasadena and […]