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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 […]

THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE: Putting it Together

THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE: Putting it Together

[ 0 ] April 13, 2017

by joel martens Matthew Lopez’s The Legend of Georgia McBride, now playing at Los Angeles’ Geffen Playhouse through Sunday, May 14, is a wonderful celebration of drag as performance art. Not only that, it’s an insightful tale about recognizing the specialness in oneself and finding family among people who are different than you…A topic which […]

COMING OUT COUNTRY: TY HERNDON AND CODY ALAN

COMING OUT COUNTRY: TY HERNDON AND CODY ALAN

[ 0 ] April 7, 2017

KICKING IN DOORS BREAKING DOWN WALLS ~ 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 […]

OUT WITH DOROTHY AND THE GANG! It's LGBT Night at San Diego Symphony

OUT WITH DOROTHY AND THE GANG! It’s LGBT Night at San Diego Symphony

[ 0 ] April 5, 2017

Join the San Diego Symphony on Saturday, April 15 for an evening of live music, dancing, cocktails and a fun pre-concert costume contest, featuring the beloved 1939 American musical,   produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.  Based on L. Frank Baum’s 1900 era novel, the film won the Academy Award for Best Original Score […]

LAMBDA LITERARY 2017

LAMBDA LITERARY 2017

[ 0 ] March 20, 2017

29th Annual Lambda Literary Award Finalists ~ by joel martens ~ The Lambda Literary Foundation’s mission is “to celebrate LGBT literature and provide resources for writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, and librarians – the whole literary community.” Further stating that, “Lambda Literary believes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer literature is fundamental to the preservation of […]

FINDING NEVERLAND - Tom Hewitt Soars into California

FINDING NEVERLAND – Tom Hewitt Soars into California

[ 0 ] March 17, 2017

~ by lisa lipsey ~ It is October 1911 and Scottish born playwright J.M. Barrie has just completed his newest play, Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up. A story he based on the imaginative antics of four neighboring children near his London home. He met them while out walking his Saint Bernard and […]

RON AMATO

RON AMATO

[ 0 ] March 17, 2017

SEEKING THE SOUL: THE BOX SERIES ~ by joel martens ~ Ron Amato was born and raised in Brooklyn and still lives there. He has become one of the rarities of that world of imports. Another rarity? His photographs are powerful and really speak for themselves, he is one of those rare artists, who needs […]

TOM ATWOOD

TOM ATWOOD

[ 0 ] March 17, 2017

KINGS & QUEENS IN THEIR CASTLES LGBT AMERICANS AT HOME ~ by joel martens ~ At HomeEvery once in a while, an artist comes along with a concept that challenges preconceptions and allows you to see the world from a new perspective. Tom Atwood is one of those artists. His photography takes you inside the […]

RON REYES

RON REYES

[ 0 ] March 17, 2017

FINDING THE HERO WITHIN ~ by joel martens ~ Based out of Orange County, Ron Reyes specializes in photos of men, unapologetic images that celebrate the male form…And in particular, the gay male form. Though he doesn’t photograph them exclusively, it is his preferred medium. His style is broad and runs the gamut: From modeling […]

RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE, SEASON NINE

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE, SEASON NINE

[ 0 ] March 14, 2017

QUEEN’S ON PARADE AND WE HAVE ‘EM ALL! ~ by joel martens ~ “We’re born naked, and the rest is drag.” That’s the indelible trademark quote from the creator and reigning queen of Logo’s remarkable RuPaul’s Drag Race. Indeed, the drag phenome has been working her magic on America’s consciousness since she came to the […]

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