• BILLIE JEAN KING AND EMMA STONE

    BILLIE JEAN KING AND EMMA STONE

    BATTLE OF THE SEXES Winning The Gender Game ~ by joel martens ~ Forty-four years ago, in 1973, things were very different for many in this country. Though the Equal Rights Amendment banning discrimination based on sex was passed by Congress on March 22, 1972, women were still battling their way out from under an […]

  • MICHAEL CARBONARO

    MICHAEL CARBONARO

    BEHIND THE MAGICIAN’S CAPE The Carbonaro Effect: It’s Not All Illusion ~ by joel martens ~ Who doesn’t love a good prank or slight-of-hand? That delightful sense of glee when you’ve managed to “pull the wool” over someone’s eyes, catching them unawares…And hopefully making them laugh as they discover they’ve been duped? We’ve all experienced […]

  • ANTHONY RAPP

    ANTHONY RAPP

    STAR TREK DISCOVERY Going Where No One Has Gone Before ~ by joel martens ~ Who can forget the inimitable words spoken by Shatner’s Captain Kirk, beginning each episode of Gene Roddenberry’s original Star Trek television series: “Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange […]

  • THEY'RE BACK! The Return of Will & Grace & Jack & Karen

    THEY’RE BACK! The Return of Will & Grace & Jack & Karen

    by tim parks –  When Will & Grace premiered on NBC back in 1998, it offered television audiences something they hadn’t previously seen on a big three network (gasp), a relationship between a gay man and his straight female friend. Eric McCormack portrayed Will Truman, the very uptight lawyer and as yin to his…Um, yang […]

  • SHANGELA: Ready to Werq The World!

    SHANGELA: Ready to Werq The World!

    by tim parks –  When Drag Race alum Shangela takes the stage as the hostess of RuPaul’s Werq The World Tour, this queen is totally prepared to “Bring it!” The North American run, fresh off its European leg, will kick off its high-heeled debut inside Downtown San Diego’s Spreckels Theatre on Thursday, October 12, followed […]

National News

Andy Cohen to Replace Kathy Griffin on CNN's New Year's Eve Show

Andy Cohen to Replace Kathy Griffin on CNN’s New Year’s Eve Show

[ 0 ] October 11, 2017

from our partner edge media network –  Kathy Griffin is out, and Andy Cohen is in. CNN is replacing Griffin with Cohen on the network’s New Year’s Eve program, which was originally hosted by the comedian and Anderson Cooper. After hosting the show for ten years with her former BFF, Griffin was fired over the […]

Gay Utah Couple Among the Victims of Las Vegas Shooting

Gay Utah Couple Among the Victims of Las Vegas Shooting

[ 0 ] October 4, 2017

from edge media network –  A gay couple from Utah were among the victims in the tragic Las Vegas massacre Sunday, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. According to a report from The New York Daily News, Bobby Eardley, 28, was hit with shrapnel as he was fleeing the outdoor country music festival that […]

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 […]

San Diego News

THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE: Discovering Elvis...And High Heels

THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE: Discovering Elvis…And High Heels

[ 0 ] October 11, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  Cygnet Theatre is now in rehearsals for the San Diego premiere of the witty, sequin-filled musical comedy The Legend of Georgia McBride. Written by Obie award-winning playwright Matthew Lopez (The Whipping Man), the show brings both sass and meaningful storytelling. “The real center of the story is about people finding their […]

SHANGELA: Ready to Werq The World!

SHANGELA: Ready to Werq The World!

[ 0 ] October 4, 2017

by tim parks –  When Drag Race alum Shangela takes the stage as the hostess of RuPaul’s Werq The World Tour, this queen is totally prepared to “Bring it!” The North American run, fresh off its European leg, will kick off its high-heeled debut inside Downtown San Diego’s Spreckels Theatre on Thursday, October 12, followed […]

Be PROUD This Fall...By The Beach

Be PROUD This Fall…By The Beach

[ 0 ] October 3, 2017

by cutter slagle –  In September’s issue, The Rage Monthly detailed the tenth annual South Bay Pride event that took place in Chula Vista. Now as fall explodes into full force, it seems that Pride is an accessory that isn’t going out of fashion anytime soon. I recently had the privilege of chatting with Shannon […]

Orange County News

END OF THE RAINBOW: Judy Garland's Swan Song Tribute

END OF THE RAINBOW: Judy Garland’s Swan Song Tribute

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

by tony reverditto –  Since her endearing role as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz back in 1939, Judy Garland won the hearts of millions, cementing her as a much-beloved icon throughout her entire career. An image marred only, by her ongoing struggle with an addiction to drugs and alcohol throughout that storied calling. End […]

OCTOBER COMMUNITY EVENTS: Orange & Los Angeles Counties

OCTOBER COMMUNITY EVENTS: Orange & Los Angeles Counties

[ 0 ] October 5, 2017

  Come celebrate all things LatinX and LGBTQ at the 2nd Annual Calavera LGBTQ Community Celebration on Saturday, October 28 at Mi Centro in Boyle Heights. Designed to honor the cultural Day of the Dead and to remember family and community members who have passed: Particularly those lost to gun violence, such as those at […]

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 […]

Long Beach News

OCTOBER COMMUNITY EVENTS: Orange & Los Angeles Counties

OCTOBER COMMUNITY EVENTS: Orange & Los Angeles Counties

[ 0 ] October 5, 2017

  Come celebrate all things LatinX and LGBTQ at the 2nd Annual Calavera LGBTQ Community Celebration on Saturday, October 28 at Mi Centro in Boyle Heights. Designed to honor the cultural Day of the Dead and to remember family and community members who have passed: Particularly those lost to gun violence, such as those at […]

SHANGELA: Ready to Werq The World!

SHANGELA: Ready to Werq The World!

[ 0 ] October 4, 2017

by tim parks –  When Drag Race alum Shangela takes the stage as the hostess of RuPaul’s Werq The World Tour, this queen is totally prepared to “Bring it!” The North American run, fresh off its European leg, will kick off its high-heeled debut inside Downtown San Diego’s Spreckels Theatre on Thursday, October 12, followed […]

OUT ON THE MOUNTAIN Celebrates Tenth Anniversary Event with Derrick Barry

OUT ON THE MOUNTAIN Celebrates Tenth Anniversary Event with Derrick Barry

[ 0 ] September 20, 2017

Over 6,000 are expected at Out on the Mountain, the gay night at Six Flags Magic Mountain, on Friday, September 22, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. It will be a night of thrill rides, Halloween Fright Fest mazes, live performances including Derrick Barry (RuPaul’s Drag Race and America’s Got Talent), Maty Noyes (cowrote […]

Los Angeles News

END OF THE RAINBOW: Judy Garland's Swan Song Tribute

END OF THE RAINBOW: Judy Garland’s Swan Song Tribute

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

by tony reverditto –  Since her endearing role as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz back in 1939, Judy Garland won the hearts of millions, cementing her as a much-beloved icon throughout her entire career. An image marred only, by her ongoing struggle with an addiction to drugs and alcohol throughout that storied calling. End […]

OCTOBER COMMUNITY EVENTS: Orange & Los Angeles Counties

OCTOBER COMMUNITY EVENTS: Orange & Los Angeles Counties

[ 0 ] October 5, 2017

  Come celebrate all things LatinX and LGBTQ at the 2nd Annual Calavera LGBTQ Community Celebration on Saturday, October 28 at Mi Centro in Boyle Heights. Designed to honor the cultural Day of the Dead and to remember family and community members who have passed: Particularly those lost to gun violence, such as those at […]

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS: Celebration Presents West Coast Premiere of a New Musical by Max Vernon

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS: Celebration Presents West Coast Premiere of a New Musical by Max Vernon

[ 0 ] October 4, 2017

by tony reverditto –  The West Coast Premiere of the new Off- Broadway musical by Max Vernon, The View UpStairs, is based on the true story about a lively gay bar in the French Quarter called the UpStairs Lounge that was the target of a horrific arson attack on June 24, 1973. Located on the […]

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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THE TRANSNATION FILM FEST: Embracing the "T"

THE TRANSNATION FILM FEST: Embracing the “T”

[ 0 ] October 4, 2017

by chris carpenter –  One could argue that the last thing Los Angeles needs is another film festival. However, last year’s inaugural TransNation Film Festival succeeded as a more in-depth exploration of our trans community than most LGBTQ events have offered to date. Presented by St. John’s Well Child and Family Center, a community health […]