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THE CENTERS OF OUR WORLD

THE CENTERS OF OUR WORLD

[ 0 ] June 15, 2017

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

[ 0 ] June 15, 2017

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, […]

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 […]

ALEXEI ROMANOFF

ALEXEI ROMANOFF

[ 0 ] June 7, 2017

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

[ 0 ] June 7, 2017

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 […]

LA FILM FESTIVAL Announces LGBT Lineup

LA FILM FESTIVAL Announces LGBT Lineup

[ 0 ] May 12, 2017

  Abu – Canada (Director Arshad Khan, Writers: Arshad Khan, Matt Jones, Producers: Arshad Khan, Sergeo Kirby) – Using family archives and animation, Arshad Khan shares a deeply personal story of migration from Pakistan to Canada, self-discovery and familial reconciliation. World Premiere And Then There Was Eve  – USA (Director Savannah Bloch, Writers: Savannah Bloch, […]

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.” […]

MARY LAMBERT

MARY LAMBERT

[ 0 ] May 8, 2017

BOLD MAKING HER OWN KIND OF MUSIC ~by joel martens ~ Independent spirit, that’s the phrase that popped into my head as I was prepping to do this interview. If there is anyone who fits that bill, it’s Mary Lambert. You may remember her as the woman who wrote the hook for Macklemore and Lewis’ […]

BILLY PORTER

BILLY PORTER

[ 0 ] May 2, 2017

Re-revealing Classic Broadway’s Humanity Billy Porter Presents: The Soul of Richard Rodgers ~ by joel martens ~ Most of you know Richard Rodgers, even if you aren’t familiar with his name, you certainly have heard at least one or two pieces of his music. Say you’re not a fan of musical theatre? That’s okay (though […]

BELINDA CARLISLE

BELINDA CARLISLE

[ 0 ] April 13, 2017

Vacation? Please…She’s a Woman on a Mission ~ by joel martens ~ Ah, the ‘80s: Oversized clothes, huge shoulder pads, Benetton’s pastels and neon colors, lycra and all that big, big hair. Reagan was in the White House, cell phones weren’t, the Internet was, though relegated to underground military bunkers and computers were still the […]

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