Category: Long Beach

Jewels’ GORGEOUS GEMS - September Edition

Jewels’ GORGEOUS GEMS – September Edition

[ 0 ] September 7, 2017

by jewels –  Happy September my beautiful gems! Fresh off a fabulous End of Summer Booze Cruise on the Long Beach Harbor, I am painfully aware that the summer season is coming to an end. Thankfully here in Southern California, the fun continues in high fashion and the heat gets cranked up…Simply to remind us […]

QFILMS: Bringing Community Together

QFILMS: Bringing Community Together

[ 0 ] September 5, 2017

by chris carpenter –  Now in its 24th year, Long Beach’s Q Film Festival has grown to become one of the seaside city’s preeminent social events. It has also come to be regarded as the second-biggest exclusive showcase for LGBTQ movies in the L.A. area, after Outfest. The 2017 Long Beach QFilm Festival—often referred to […]

SOUTH BAY LGBT CENTER - Celebrating Pride, Unity and Equality One Step at a Time

SOUTH BAY LGBT CENTER – Celebrating Pride, Unity and Equality One Step at a Time

[ 0 ] August 7, 2017

by tony reverditto –   Formerly known as the South Bay Lesbian and Gay Community Organization (SBLGCO), The South Bay LGBT Center came into existence in 1989, when ten women met and talked about the possibility of creating an organized lesbian and gay presence in the South Bay/Redondo Beach area. A survey was conducted to […]

SILENT SKY - Los Angeles Premiere Comes to International City Theatre in Long Beach

SILENT SKY – Los Angeles Premiere Comes to International City Theatre in Long Beach

[ 0 ] August 6, 2017

Decades before Hidden Figures the Academy Award-nominated film made them famous, astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921) and her female colleagues at the Harvard Observatory acted as “human computers,” using math and measurement to chart the skies. Without ever being allowed to touch a telescope—a task prohibited to women at the turn of the 20th century—Leavitt […]

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 […]

#ProtectTransKids - Why Team Trump is Threatened by Trans Youth

#ProtectTransKids – Why Team Trump is Threatened by Trans Youth

[ 0 ] April 19, 2017

by joel gemino, youth services manager, the lgbtq center of long beach –   The Obama-era guidance, regarding Title IX civil right protections for transgender students, which allowed them their identities at school and to have access to programs and facilities that affirm their gender identity, was rescinded in late February by President Trump, the […]

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY presents 'An Evening of Mozart'

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY presents ‘An Evening of Mozart’

[ 0 ] April 18, 2017

On Saturday, April 29 at 8 p.m., 4 professional soloists, 80 voices from Long Beach Camerata Singers and 62 musicians from the Long Beach Symphony combine forces to bring Mozart’s iconic Requiem mass to life at the Terrace Theater of the Long Beach Performing Arts Center (300 E. Ocean Blvd). The Symphony welcomes Robert Istad […]

Lisa Vanderpump Announced as Celebrity Grand Marshal of Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade

Lisa Vanderpump Announced as Celebrity Grand Marshal of Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade

[ 0 ] April 4, 2017

The City of Long Beach is about to get PUMPED! Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride is proud to announce that LGBTQ advocate and TV personality, Lisa Vanderpump, will be participating as the Celebrity Parade Grand Marshal in the 34th Annual Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade on May 21, 2017. Businesswoman, TV personality, […]

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