• CHRISTMAS QUEENS: Bequeathing Yuletide Cheer

    CHRISTMAS QUEENS: Bequeathing Yuletide Cheer

    by tony reverditto –  After the mammoth success of the last holiday season’s Christmas Queens tour, the queens are once again gracing stages for 2016 and upping their game with Christmas Queens 2. Which queens, you might ask? Who else, but the cream of the crop, former contestants from various seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race! […]

  • SANDRA BERNHARD

    SANDRA BERNHARD

    EVERYTHING’S DIFFERENT IN SANDYLAND ~ by joel martens ~ She is reminiscent, though perhaps with a bit more “spice” thrown in, of the powerfully funny women who blazed a trail before her: Carol Burnett, Phyllis Diller, Joan Rivers and Lucille Ball to name a few. Sandra Bernhard is part too, of the long line of […]

  • THE GAY KITCHEN

    THE GAY KITCHEN

    MAKING THE CUT: LGBT CHEFS IN THE SPOTLIGHT ~ by tim parks ~ The reality TV world tends to focus on the foibles and fights of Housewives in various zip codes, the hunkiest Gay Bachelors, on which singers have The Voice or which queen has enough Drag Race drive to cross the finish line. But […]

  • LOVING

    LOVING

    SETTING PRECEDENCE ~ by joel martens ~ When Mildred and Richard Loving crossed the racial divide—and state lines—from segregated Virginia to Washington D.C. in order to marry in 1958, little did they know the precedence they would be setting. One that would carry echoes, right through to last year’s debate and eventual Supreme Court Decision […]

  • THE ISLAND OF HAWAI'I

    THE ISLAND OF HAWAI’I

    IT’S BIG, BEAUTIFUL AND BREATHTAKING YOU’LL NEVER WANT TO LEAVE ~ by joel martens ~ I love to travel (I know, who doesn’t?) and I’ve made it my life’s goal to finish the few states in the U.S. I’ve missed, very soon. Canada is more than half done and Europe has a decent dent in […]

National News

Is There a Hidden Message on Trump's Time Magazine Cover?

Is There a Hidden Message on Trump’s Time Magazine Cover?

[ 0 ] December 7, 2016

From edge media network –  President-elect Donald Trump was enviably named Person of the Year by Time magazine. But, as GQ points out, there might be a shady hidden message on the cover featuring Trump. At first glance, the cover seems innocuous enough: Trump sitting in a brown leather chair, turning around and looking directly […]

Ricky Martin Announces Engagement, Las Vegas Residency on 'Ellen'

Ricky Martin Announces Engagement, Las Vegas Residency on ‘Ellen’

[ 0 ] November 16, 2016

from edge media network –  Fans of pop star Ricky Martin were in for a big treat Wednesday when the singer stopped by “The Ellen Show” to not only announced his Las Vegas residency at the Park Theater at Monte Carlo, but also that he is engaged to Jwan Yosef. Martin and Yosef have been […]

Court Finds Minnesota Transgender Surgery Ban Unconstitutional

Court Finds Minnesota Transgender Surgery Ban Unconstitutional

[ 0 ] November 16, 2016

  A Minnesota district court ruled this week that transgender people on the state’s Medical Assistance progam in Minnesota deserve access to medically necessary services related to gender transition. Since 2005, surgical treatments for gender dysphoria have been excluded from coverage even though equivalent treatments were covered under the federal Medicare program and private insurance plans. […]

San Diego News

Here Comes... Hedwig! Euan Morton Debuts "The Angry Inch" In San Diego

Here Comes… Hedwig! Euan Morton Debuts “The Angry Inch” In San Diego

[ 0 ] November 10, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  With rehearsals now underway in San Francisco, Tony and Oliver Award-nominee Euan Morton is preparing for his debut performance as Hedwig. Morton signed on to the Hedwig and the Angry Inch national tour just a few weeks ago, with his debut taking place here in San Diego. The history of Hedwig […]

Nicole Murray Ramirez Honored By Latino Community

Nicole Murray Ramirez Honored By Latino Community

[ 0 ] November 7, 2016

Longtime Latino gay activist Nicole Murray Ramirez was honored with a “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the 30th Anniversary Dinner of the Boarder Angels of San Diego. The sold out event was held at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation. Ramirez and international stage producer and director William A. Virchis were both honorees. The event drew […]

Building Bridges: The Center’s LGBT Veterans Wall Of Honor

Building Bridges: The Center’s LGBT Veterans Wall Of Honor

[ 0 ] November 3, 2016

by tim parks –  The Benjamin F. Dillingham, III & Bridget Wilson LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor 2016 Induction Ceremony, a presentation of the San Diego LGBT Center on Thursday, November 10, is an event meant to showcase the strides that LGBT members of the military have made over the years. From the days of […]

Orange County News

Rage Recommended Community Events and Entertainment: November Edition

Rage Recommended Community Events and Entertainment: November Edition

[ 0 ] November 10, 2016

  MENALIVE PRESENT CHRISTMAS VACATION We know, we know, it isn’t yet December, but Halloween is over and though Thanksgiving hasn’t hit, “It’s beginning to look a lot like…Christmas!” Men Alive: Orange County Gay Men’s Chorus, is on hand to “Haul out the holly: Put up the tree before my spirit falls. Fill up the […]

The Great Escape: 'Lend Me a Tenor' star Davis Gaines

The Great Escape: ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ star Davis Gaines

[ 0 ] November 3, 2016

by tim parks –  When Davis Gaines takes to the stage in Lend Me a Tenor as Tito at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, he brings an impressive acting resume along with him. Many theatre-loving audiences will recognize him from his over 2,000 performances in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the […]

Paper Faces On Parade

Paper Faces On Parade

[ 0 ] October 7, 2016

The LGBT Center OC prepares for their annual Halloween gala with a festive new masquerade theme. by ken knox –  For its annual Halloween gala, the LGBT Center OC has chosen a brand new theme to entice community members to come out and show their support. Dubbed REVEALED: A Masquerade Affair, the event represents the […]

Long Beach News

Rage Recommended Community Events and Entertainment: November Edition

Rage Recommended Community Events and Entertainment: November Edition

[ 0 ] November 10, 2016

  MENALIVE PRESENT CHRISTMAS VACATION We know, we know, it isn’t yet December, but Halloween is over and though Thanksgiving hasn’t hit, “It’s beginning to look a lot like…Christmas!” Men Alive: Orange County Gay Men’s Chorus, is on hand to “Haul out the holly: Put up the tree before my spirit falls. Fill up the […]

Avoiding Holiday Ho-Hums

Avoiding Holiday Ho-Hums

[ 0 ] November 7, 2016

by porter gilberg –  There’s no time like the holidays. Whether or not your family is supportive of your gender identity, the holidays can still be a real pickle. Fortunately, my parents are supportive of their queer, gender non-conforming child, but that doesn’t make the holidays any less stressful (for me or my Jewish mother). […]

Titanic The Musical: A Maiden Voyage at First Congregational Church Long Beach

Titanic The Musical: A Maiden Voyage at First Congregational Church Long Beach

[ 0 ] November 4, 2016

by tony reverditto –  On April 15, 1912, the passenger liner RMS Titanic took her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. The famed ship, sank within hours of colliding with an iceberg in the North Atlantic in the early morning hours, leaving over 1,500 of the 2,224 passengers to drown in the icy […]

Los Angeles News

CHRISTMAS QUEENS: Bequeathing Yuletide Cheer

CHRISTMAS QUEENS: Bequeathing Yuletide Cheer

[ 0 ] December 5, 2016

by tony reverditto –  After the mammoth success of the last holiday season’s Christmas Queens tour, the queens are once again gracing stages for 2016 and upping their game with Christmas Queens 2. Which queens, you might ask? Who else, but the cream of the crop, former contestants from various seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race! […]

Rage Recommended Community Events and Entertainment: November Edition

Rage Recommended Community Events and Entertainment: November Edition

[ 0 ] November 10, 2016

  MENALIVE PRESENT CHRISTMAS VACATION We know, we know, it isn’t yet December, but Halloween is over and though Thanksgiving hasn’t hit, “It’s beginning to look a lot like…Christmas!” Men Alive: Orange County Gay Men’s Chorus, is on hand to “Haul out the holly: Put up the tree before my spirit falls. Fill up the […]

Awards Season Begins: Recognizing Community

Awards Season Begins: Recognizing Community

[ 0 ] November 6, 2016

by chris carpenter –  While November marks the start of the holiday season for we mortals, the film industry gods are celebrating the beginning of the 2016 movie awards season. First up though, is an important awards presentation in honor of local achievements. The West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce (WHCC) will host the Creative Business […]

Palm Springs News

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 […]

DESERT RAGE

DESERT RAGE

[ 0 ] November 10, 2016

SASHA SCARLETT RECOMMENDS: Wondering what else is happening in the Desert? Other than I’m returning to my home there?  (Have I really become a snowbird?) Come visit Palm Springs at the peak of “The Season,” gorgeous November. If you followed October’s column, you know that Palm Springs Pride is here and there is much to […]

ERIKA JAYNE AND WHITE PARTY 2016

ERIKA JAYNE AND WHITE PARTY 2016

[ 0 ] April 6, 2016

Dance Music, “House” Work and the White Party ~ by bill biss ~ Devotees of dance music have been delighting in the glamour, glitz and fun of Erika Jayne since her first number one Billboard dance hit, “Rollercoaster” in 2007. Her instinct for a solid beat and her persona as a “pretty mess” princess of […]

Other Recent Articles

RAGE Reviews: A Fall Film Harvest

RAGE Reviews: A Fall Film Harvest

[ 0 ] November 15, 2016

by chris carpenter –  This current, fallow period between the big summer movies and the holiday/awards season has given me a long overdue opportunity to catch up on some recent releases I missed.  Once I watched them all, it took me another two weeks to find time to write about them!  Such is my crazy busy life. […]

Food For Thought: Getting Open with Open Relationships

Food For Thought: Getting Open with Open Relationships

[ 0 ] November 14, 2016

by cutter slagle – There’s a dark cloud hovering over the gay community…And I’m not just talking about the mixed reviews Sarah Jessica Parker’s return to television has received. Now, I may not know a lot about relationships—or physics, balancing a checkbook, lasting more than three hours on a diet, football (we may be here […]

Disgruntled 'Finding Prince Charming' Suitor Lashes Out Against Prince Charming on Instagram

Disgruntled ‘Finding Prince Charming’ Suitor Lashes Out Against Prince Charming on Instagram

[ 0 ] November 14, 2016

from edge media network One of the suitors who unceremoniously left Logo’s “The Bachelor”-style popular gay dating show “Finding Prince Charming” took to Instagram over the weekend and lashed out against prince charming, Robert Sepulveda Jr. Chad Aaron Spodick, 32, from New York City, had a rough ride while on “Finding Prince Charming.” After almost […]