• THE CENTERS OF OUR WORLD

    THE CENTERS OF OUR WORLD

    BUILDING COMMUNITY AND SAVING LIVES ~ by joel martens ~ Throughout the world, LGBT Centers are often the first exposure to a positive encounter of unattenuated love and acceptance many members within the broader community experience. Each locale has become a vital, central resource for empowering and serving individuals and families in an affirming manner. […]

  • ORANGE COUNTY PRIDE

    ORANGE COUNTY PRIDE

    COMING TOGETHER “AS ONE” ~ by tim parks ~ Orange County Pride Week kicks off on Sunday, June 18 with nightly Pride events across Orange County, all leading up to the Pride Parade in Santa Ana on Saturday, June 24. The parade, with its pageantry and spectacle, is followed by the Pride Festival featuring vendors, […]

  • TV PREVIEW: 5 Shows That Will Takeover Your Summer

    TV PREVIEW: 5 Shows That Will Takeover Your Summer

    from edge media network –  For the last few years, summer became a destination for quality TV shows. The sweltering months are no longer a time when reruns dominate but when networks debut risky and wild shows that may be too “out there” for the prestigious fall season. For the last two years, the hacker […]

  • ALEXEI ROMANOFF

    ALEXEI ROMANOFF

    OWN YOUR PRIDE CONVERSATIONS WITH AN LGBT FOREFATHER ~ by joel martens ~ History stands as the greatest teacher, in that it offers lessons on how to move forward without carrying with us the mistakes of the past. Everything we experience, helps to make up who we become individually and as a community. That’s why […]

  • DEL SHORES

    DEL SHORES

    A VERY SORDID ENDING ~ by joel martens ~   Few can wear such a heavy mantle. Especially one hoarding so many creative endowments beneath including: Writer/director/producer/actor/stand-up comedian. Del Shores certainly is one of them and thankfully, he has graciously shared those proficiencies, making us laugh, cry and examine our place in society’s jigsaw since the […]

National News

Miley Cyrus Debuts New Single 'Inspired' in Time for Pride

Miley Cyrus Debuts New Single ‘Inspired’ in Time for Pride

[ 0 ] June 9, 2017

from edge media network –  In celebration of Pride Month, global superstar Miley Cyrus releases her new song “Inspired.” Miley recently performed “Inspired” at the “One Love Manchester” Benefit Concert this past Sunday, and recorded the song in her hometown of Nashville, TN. The single will be part of her forthcoming album due for release […]

DINNER WITH DIMAGGIO

DINNER WITH DIMAGGIO

[ 0 ] June 9, 2017

A CONVERSATION WITH AUTHOR DR. ROCK POSITANO ~ by bill biss~ “Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio? Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you…” When you realize the significance of those lyrics from Paul Simon from the 1967 song “Mrs. Robinson,” it’s time to remember the man who inspired them. Joe DiMaggio topped the […]

Cyndi Lauper to Help Turn 'Working Girl' Film Into a Musical

Cyndi Lauper to Help Turn ‘Working Girl’ Film Into a Musical

[ 0 ] June 7, 2017

from edge media network –   A 1980s movie that starred Melanie Griffith as a secretary who breaks out of the typing pool is heading to the stage as a musical. Cyndi Lauper will write the songs for the “Working Girl” adaptation. Producers Fox Stage Productions and Aged In Wood Productions said Tuesday they’ll adapt […]

San Diego News

San Diego On Stage - June 2017

San Diego On Stage – June 2017

[ 0 ] June 7, 2017

  THE ROUSTABOUTS PRESENT: WITHERING HEIGHTS Diversionary Theatre is teaming up with The Roustabouts Theatre Co. to present Withering Heights, a comic gay retelling of Englishwoman Emily Bronte’s famed novel Wuthering Heights, from Sunday, June 11 to Sunday, July 9. Title characters Heathcliff and Catherine inhabit the Bronte’s moors as you’ve never seen them before, […]

SWEET! CELLULOID: FilmOut San Diego 2017 LGBT Film Festival

SWEET! CELLULOID: FilmOut San Diego 2017 LGBT Film Festival

[ 0 ] June 5, 2017

by chris carpenter –  The Southern California LGBT film festival circuit kicks off in San Diego this month and it promises to be a tasty experience whether or not one gorges on candy, ice cream or other sweet treats during its 37 screenings. FilmOut, now in its 19th year, will take place Friday, June 9 […]

San Diego Women's Chorus Celebrates 30th Anniversary and Reaches $30,000 Fundraising Goal

San Diego Women’s Chorus Celebrates 30th Anniversary and Reaches $30,000 Fundraising Goal

[ 0 ] May 15, 2017

The San Diego Women’s Chorus treated audiences this past weekend (May 6-7, 2017) to a set of three celebratory performances of their 30th Anniversary concert, “Reflections: Looking Back On Our First 30 Years!” at the University Christian Church in Hillcrest. The concerts featured over 100 women of SDWC singing songs from the chorus’ 30-year history, […]

Orange County News

Orange County & Los Angeles On Stage - June 2017

Orange County & Los Angeles On Stage – June 2017

[ 0 ] June 8, 2017

EIFMAN BALLET Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg Friday, June 16 through Sunday, June 18 performing Red Giselle, Boris Eifman’s ballet fantasy. Inspired by the tragic and tumultuous life of one of Russia’s greatest ballerinas, Olga Spessivtseva, Red Giselle is set at the beginning of the 20th century, an era […]

THE BODYGUARD'S Queen of The Night: Deborah Cox Steps Into Whitney Houston's Iconic Role

THE BODYGUARD’S Queen of The Night: Deborah Cox Steps Into Whitney Houston’s Iconic Role

[ 0 ] May 11, 2017

by bill biss –  Since its premiere as a stage musical in 2012 on London’s West End, The Bodyguard has taken flight all over the world. The musical has a book written by Alexander Dinelaris and is based on 1992’s film starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner. The show has been presented in the U.K., […]

2017 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL: Taking it to The Beach

2017 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL: Taking it to The Beach

[ 0 ] April 17, 2017

by chris carpenter –  It may not be summer just yet but it isn’t too early to head to the beach. At least that’s true when it comes to the 18th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival. The event will run Thursday, April 20 through Thursday, April 27 at multiple venues in and around its coastal […]

Long Beach News

TY HERNDON

TY HERNDON

[ 0 ] May 12, 2017

HOUSE ON FIRE ~ by joel martens ~ Opening the closet door is something that we all must face at some point. Easy for some of us who enjoy a more accepting environment perhaps and more difficult for those who live in a world that can exact a dear price for being “outside the norm.” […]

Dine with PRIDE - Long Beach Style

Dine with PRIDE – Long Beach Style

[ 0 ] May 9, 2017

by tony reverditto – The Long Beach Pride Festival takes place at the 9.4 acre Marina Green Park on Shoreline Drive between Pine and Linden Avenue. The dining options nearby are as diverse as the crowd will be . . . Here are two wonderful options for you to partake in: HAMBURGER MARY’S LONG BEACH  […]

Long Beach Symphony Pops! Finale Celebrates Great Women Vocalists of the 1960s

Long Beach Symphony Pops! Finale Celebrates Great Women Vocalists of the 1960s

[ 0 ] May 5, 2017

For its final POPS! concert of the season on Saturday, May 13 at 8:00 PM, the Long Beach Symphony will showcase “Divas of the ‘60s” at the Long Beach Arena, with three dazzling Broadway vocalists and a local rising conductor making his Long Beach Symphony debut. Belmont Shore resident, Roger Kalia, will lead the orchestra […]

Los Angeles News

Orange County & Los Angeles On Stage - June 2017

Orange County & Los Angeles On Stage – June 2017

[ 0 ] June 8, 2017

EIFMAN BALLET Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg Friday, June 16 through Sunday, June 18 performing Red Giselle, Boris Eifman’s ballet fantasy. Inspired by the tragic and tumultuous life of one of Russia’s greatest ballerinas, Olga Spessivtseva, Red Giselle is set at the beginning of the 20th century, an era […]

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN GAY FRINGE - Featured Selections From The 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN GAY FRINGE – Featured Selections From The 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival

[ 0 ] June 7, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  Jamie Lee Curtis once said, “Everything you want in the world is just right outside your comfort zone. Everything you could possibly want!” That seems like a succinct definition of Fringe Festivals. A little outside of traditional theatre, a little inside some of the best new theatre minds. A little decadent […]

MAN OF LA MANCHA: Reaching For The Stars, Dreaming The Impossible Dream

MAN OF LA MANCHA: Reaching For The Stars, Dreaming The Impossible Dream

[ 0 ] June 5, 2017

by tony reverditto –   Man of La Mancha revolves around a middle-aged Spaniard, Don Quixote, whose chivalrous ideology incentivises his mission to defend the helpless and destroy the wicked. He persuades sidekick Sancho Panza to join his adventure, during which they happen upon peasant woman, Dulcinea, whom Quixote imagines is a princess. In 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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