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WHEN WE RISE

WHEN WE RISE

[ 0 ] February 14, 2017

Dustin Lance Black Foundations In LGBT History ~ by joel martens ~ Question: How many of you have seen an accurate representation of what the early days of the LGBT movement looked like? If your answer is something like “Very few,” you wouldn’t be alone in that assessment. Precious little is available to illustrating the […]

HEARTS ON FIRE

HEARTS ON FIRE

[ 0 ] February 7, 2017

Is Your Valentine Mr. Right or Mr. Wrong? ~ by dr. greg cason ~ He’s hot, he’s hung and he’s hooked on you. Finally, it seems the stars have aligned and you’ve landed a great guy just in time for Valentine’s Day. But you’re wondering, is this just a convenient infatuation or is he really […]

DEKKOO

DEKKOO

[ 0 ] February 7, 2017

STREAMING GAY CULTURE Creating Content With Brian Sokel ~ by joel martens ~ The media universe is one that has changed quite dramatically in recent years. The act of producing a film or television series, once only the purview of large studios, has evolved far beyond the giants who once controlled what we saw, who […]

THE BEST OF THE BEST IN FILM AND TELEVISION: A GAY PERSPECTIVE

THE BEST OF THE BEST IN FILM AND TELEVISION: A GAY PERSPECTIVE

[ 0 ] January 17, 2017

. GALECA Announces 2017 Nominees: And The Dorian Goes To… The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA.org) comprised of over 170 reputable film/TV critics and entertainment journalists across the U.S., Canada and the U.K., today revealed its nominees for the best in film and television of 2016. The selections come across 24 categories, from […]

PASSENGERS

PASSENGERS

[ 0 ] January 10, 2017

A JOURNEY WITH JENNIFER LAWRENCE AND CHRIS PRATT UNDERSTANDING THE JOURNEY WITH SCREENWRITER JON SPAIHTS AND DIRECTOR MORTON TYLDUM ~ by joel martens ~ Would you take an interstellar journey if you had the chance? How about if that trip entailed leaving behind everything you’ve ever known, during a 120-year flight in a hibernation pod […]

WARWICK ROWERS

WARWICK ROWERS

[ 0 ] January 6, 2017

SHEDDING THEIR CLOTHES & SHEDDING STEREOTYPES ~ by joel martens ~ Breaking down barriers is a challenge that we all must face at some point in our lives. For some the hurdles may be small, for others they may seem insurmountable. Being LGBT and coming to terms with that “difference,” though not as much of […]

NICO SANTOS

NICO SANTOS

[ 0 ] December 8, 2016

LIFE IN A BIGBOX SUPERSTORE STORIES FROM THE INSIDE ~ by joel martens ~ With all the crazy tales you hear about working retail, especially during the holiday season, we thought it might be the perfect time for a behind-the-scenes-look at what it’s really like. What better place to begin, then with NBC’s new smash-hit […]

EATING DISORDERS

EATING DISORDERS

[ 0 ] December 8, 2016

RECOVERING CONNECTIONS by amy simpson, behavioral counselor at eating recovery center As LGBTQ-identified people, we are taught from an early age to ignore and/or attempt to change the signals our body gives us. When our bodies experience attraction to somebody of the same sex, we have already internalized the message that “You don’t really like […]

SANDRA BERNHARD

SANDRA BERNHARD

[ 0 ] December 8, 2016

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 […]

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 […]

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