• "WOMEN HE’S UNDRESSED" AN INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR GILLIAN ARMSTRONG

    “WOMEN HE’S UNDRESSED” AN INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR GILLIAN ARMSTRONG

    by bill biss – Acclaimed Australian director Gillian Armstrong’s latest documentary Women He’s Undressed honors the work and life of another Aussie; film fashion designer Orry-Kelly. His name might not ring any immediate bells, but any admirer of classic Hollywood movies has surely seen his costume designs over the years. His output was remarkable to […]

  • BERNADETTE PETERS

    BERNADETTE PETERS

    THE POWER OF GIVING ~ by joel martens ~ I have to admit to having been a little nervous for this particular conversation. Bernadette Peters has been on my bucket list of interviews for a very long time. Music is one of the things that can frame the narrative of your life and for me, […]

  • RANDY HARRISON

    RANDY HARRISON

    QUEER CABARET FOLK ~ by joel martens ~ “Honing your craft,” is a phrase often bandied about in the theatre community. It’s a way to collect and expand on the tools necessary for building a successful career. Something Randy Harrison has been doing, ever since he first saw Sandy Duncan step on the stage in […]

  • HOLLYWOOD PETS

    HOLLYWOOD PETS

    LIFESTYLES OF THE FOUR-LEGGED AND FABULOUS ~ by tim parks ~ Let’s face it, celebrity pets have the kind of pampered lifestyles that would probably make any gay man or woman envious. There’s traveling the globe, red carpet events, the very finest of groomers and outfits, photo ops, TV appearances and play dates with other […]

  • PROCESSED FOOD VS. WHOLE FOOD: WHAT'S BETTER FOR YOUR PET?

    PROCESSED FOOD VS. WHOLE FOOD: WHAT’S BETTER FOR YOUR PET?

    THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF FEEDING YOUR PET A WHOLE FOOD DIET by dr. patrick mahaney, vmd, cva, cvj The “You are what you eat” perspective your parents forced upon you as a child also applies to your pets. Age, medications, ailments affecting the digestive tract and other body systems and various additional factors can alter […]

National News

TRAILER FOR GAY 'BACHELOR' SHOW 'FINDING PRINCE CHARMING' HITS WEB

TRAILER FOR GAY ‘BACHELOR’ SHOW ‘FINDING PRINCE CHARMING’ HITS WEB

[ 0 ] August 25, 2016

from edge media network –  Logo released the first trailer for its new Bachelor-style gay dating show called Finding Prince Charming. The prince charming in question is Robert Sepulveda Jr., a 33-year-old former fashion model turned interior designer. Hosted by *NYSNC member Lance Bass, Finding Prince Charming will follow Sepulveda Jr. as he finds the […]

STEVE GRAND TO HEADLINE 19th ANNUAL GAY DAYS ANAHEIM

STEVE GRAND TO HEADLINE 19th ANNUAL GAY DAYS ANAHEIM

[ 0 ] August 16, 2016

Special Guests include Alan Cumming, Leslie Jordan, Trixie Matel, Jai Rodriguez and Alec Mapa. DJs Roland Belmares, Ray Rhodes and Zach Moos to Spin at Three Signature Parties. The 2016 Gay Days at Disneyland are set to take place Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2. For its 19th year, the event is expected to […]

WORLD OUTGAMES CONDEMNS DANGEROUS, HOMOPHOBIC 'DAILY BEAST' ARTICLE TARGETING LGBT OLYMPIANS

WORLD OUTGAMES CONDEMNS DANGEROUS, HOMOPHOBIC ‘DAILY BEAST’ ARTICLE TARGETING LGBT OLYMPIANS

[ 0 ] August 12, 2016

On Thursday morning, The Daily Beast published an article titled “I Got Three Grindr Dates in an Hour in the Olympic Village,” which can only be surmised as a gay witch-hunt that harms LGBT individuals. The piece written by Nico Hines is a shameful example of the everyday struggles faced by LGBT athletes and individuals […]

San Diego News

BE KIND, “RU-WIND”! KATYA HOSTS SEASON 8: THE QUEENS ON TOUR

BE KIND, “RU-WIND”! KATYA HOSTS SEASON 8: THE QUEENS ON TOUR

[ 0 ] August 9, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  Get your fill of RuPaul royalty in August! RuPaul’s gals have hit the road with Season 8: The Queens Live Across America and will be in San Diego for one night only on Sunday, August 21. The evening features Russian and Boston Jewel, Yekaterina Petrovna Zamolodchikova, who you might know simply […]

HōM KOREAN KITCHEN: HOMEMADE, HEARTY AND HEALTHY IN HILLCREST

HōM KOREAN KITCHEN: HOMEMADE, HEARTY AND HEALTHY IN HILLCREST

[ 0 ] August 8, 2016

by joel martens –  It may not be the homemade you know well, but the food at HōM Korean Kitchen is healthy, refined, comfort food at its finest for sure. When you cross the threshold of Konan Pi’s latest venture and Hillcrest’s newest import, you are in for a sublime treat both in taste and […]

MICHAEL MIZERANY’S [manhandled]  DANCES ITS WAY TO DIVERSIONARY CABARET

MICHAEL MIZERANY’S [manhandled] DANCES ITS WAY TO DIVERSIONARY CABARET

[ 0 ] August 4, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  They say to write what you know and use observations from your everyday life. As artistic director for Compulsion Dance and Theatre, Michael Mizerany follows that same golden rule when choreographing dance. His newest piece, [manhandled], came out of waiting in the airport, “I was traveling back home for Christmas, or […]

Orange County News

5TH ANNUAL GOLDEN FOODIE AWARDS: THE ULTIMATE ORANGE COUNTY CULINARY CELEBRATION

5TH ANNUAL GOLDEN FOODIE AWARDS: THE ULTIMATE ORANGE COUNTY CULINARY CELEBRATION

[ 0 ] August 10, 2016

by tony reverditto – The Golden Foodie Awards (GFA’s) is the ultimate Orange County culinary celebration of the year. It’s an exciting black tie, red carpet experience, with scrumptious pre-ceremony eats from the counties best restaurants, featuring a sumptuous selection of wine and the best signature cocktails you’ll taste. The spectacular culinary awards show follows […]

A GAY PERSPECTIVE ON TRAGEDY IN 'WTC VIEW'

A GAY PERSPECTIVE ON TRAGEDY IN ‘WTC VIEW’

[ 0 ] August 8, 2016

by chris carpenter – Like many readers, I watched the devastating U.S. terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on television as they were happening. It is hard to believe that next month will mark the 15th anniversary of the horrific day. The one that claimed nearly 3,000 lives and injured more than 6,000, among the […]

WEST STREET BEACH PRIDE: LAGUNA’S GAY “BEACH BLANKET BINGO”

WEST STREET BEACH PRIDE: LAGUNA’S GAY “BEACH BLANKET BINGO”

[ 0 ] August 4, 2016

by ken knox –  NOW IN ITS FOURTH YEAR, THE INCREASINGLY POPULAR WEST STREET PRIDE CONTINUES TO OFFER A THROWBACK TO THE BEACH PARTIES OF DAYS GONE BY. Like the Frankie and Annette movies that defined 1950s teen cinema, the West Street Pride gathering began in 2013 with just one giant beach ball. But where […]

Long Beach News

BIG BEAR ROMP AND MORE HIGHLIGHT AUGUST LGBT EVENTS

BIG BEAR ROMP AND MORE HIGHLIGHT AUGUST LGBT EVENTS

[ 0 ] August 6, 2016

  BIG BEAR ROMP rômp / verb – 1. To play or run about wildly, boisterously, or joyfully. Go BIG this summer with the return of the latest, greatest and now favorite opportunity to “ROMP,” all set in the grandeur of the San Bernardino Mountains. Specially catered to bears, cubs and a diverse group of […]

RAGE REVIEWS:  BOUVIERS & CON MEN IN THE SPOTLIGHT

RAGE REVIEWS: BOUVIERS & CON MEN IN THE SPOTLIGHT

[ 0 ] July 20, 2016

by chris carpenter –  Popular movies have been serving as inspiration for Broadway musicals for at least the past two decades.  The Producers, Hairspray, The Lion King and Kinky Boots all originated on the silver screen.  The much-admired 1975 documentary Grey Gardens and 1988 comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels are additional, somewhat more surprising picks for musicalization […]

AN EVENING OF REMEMBRANCE AND HEALING: COMMUNITY GATHERING IN RESPONSE TO EVENTS IN ORLANDO

AN EVENING OF REMEMBRANCE AND HEALING: COMMUNITY GATHERING IN RESPONSE TO EVENTS IN ORLANDO

[ 0 ] June 16, 2016

Several community groups and leaders will convene a gathering of remembrance and healing in response to the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The gathering will be held on Thursday, June 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Temple Israel (269 Loma Avenue in Long Beach). The developing list of sponsors for the evening includes: The LGBTQ Center […]

Los Angeles News

STEVE GRAND TO HEADLINE 19th ANNUAL GAY DAYS ANAHEIM

STEVE GRAND TO HEADLINE 19th ANNUAL GAY DAYS ANAHEIM

[ 0 ] August 16, 2016

Special Guests include Alan Cumming, Leslie Jordan, Trixie Matel, Jai Rodriguez and Alec Mapa. DJs Roland Belmares, Ray Rhodes and Zach Moos to Spin at Three Signature Parties. The 2016 Gay Days at Disneyland are set to take place Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2. For its 19th year, the event is expected to […]

BIG BEAR ROMP AND MORE HIGHLIGHT AUGUST LGBT EVENTS

BIG BEAR ROMP AND MORE HIGHLIGHT AUGUST LGBT EVENTS

[ 0 ] August 6, 2016

  BIG BEAR ROMP rômp / verb – 1. To play or run about wildly, boisterously, or joyfully. Go BIG this summer with the return of the latest, greatest and now favorite opportunity to “ROMP,” all set in the grandeur of the San Bernardino Mountains. Specially catered to bears, cubs and a diverse group of […]

NEW OWNERS HOPE TO PRESERVE AND BUILD UPON THE LEGACY OF L.A.’s LEGENDARY FAULTLINE BAR

NEW OWNERS HOPE TO PRESERVE AND BUILD UPON THE LEGACY OF L.A.’s LEGENDARY FAULTLINE BAR

[ 0 ] August 4, 2016

by cesar reyes –  Silverlake’s last gay bar is under new ownership. But, don’t think that the new owners are here to change the characteristics of fun that made Faultline famous, up and down the state. The Rage Monthly talked with one of its new owners, Ruby Nuno, to dish about the infamous bar and […]

Palm Springs News

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 […]

PALM SPRING

PALM SPRING

[ 1 ] March 9, 2016

JUST OVER THE HILL ~ by joel martens ~ “It’s the place people go to die…” a friend blurted when I said I was spending six days in Coachella Valley’s Palm Springs. A harsh critique that started me thinking about perceptions and how easy it is to dismiss something out-of-hand because of an assumption. My […]

Know Your Rights Town Hall Meeting

Know Your Rights Town Hall Meeting

[ 0 ] September 23, 2015

Know Your Rights Initiative/California to Hold Local Town Hall About Social Security Benefits Now Available Less than three months after the Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states, the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare Foundation (NCF) in partnership with The LGBT Community Center of the Desert and the […]

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NBC COMES UNDER FIRE FOR 'IGNORING' TOM DALEY & DUSTIN LANCE BLACK'S RELATIONSHIP

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[ 0 ] August 11, 2016

from edge media network –  Twitter users cried foul Tuesday, claiming NBC’s commentators for the Rio Olympics failed to mention or acknowledge the relationship between British diver Tom Daley and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black during the men’s diving competition Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “Twitter users were quick to point out that NBC […]

SIX HEALTHY FOODS THAT SATISFY EVERY URGE

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[ 0 ] August 10, 2016

from edge media network –   Hard and bulging-we see them everywhere these days. From Olympic sports stars and professional athletes to local gym bunnies and tatted bartenders, attaining that ripped body has become a way of life-almost necessary in some circles. Regardless of one’s motivation, getting in great shape is always a good idea […]