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Palm Springs Earns Top Score From HRC Survey

The City of Palm Springs has achieved a perfect score of 100 in a survey of LGBT equality in California conducted by the Human Rights Campaign.
2014.11.12 11:48 AM

5 Ways to Party with Pride

Lavish parade floats and an energetic two-day outdoor festival under the sun may be the calling cards of Greater Palm Springs Pride (Nov. 7-9), but there’s plenty to do after dark, too.
2014.11.06 02:20 PM

Stonewall Gardens Palm Springs Offers Assisted Living to LGBT Seniors

What was once a 1950s bungalow style resort in north Palm Springs has become Stonewall Gardens - the first assisted-living village for gay seniors in Southern California.
2014.11.05 01:30 PM

IRAWniQ Pulls No Punches as Singer, Single Gay Mom

With an artsy name that gives her a bit of an edge, iRAWniQ (pronounced “ironic”) has crafted her own identity and an alternative hip/hop music career to suit her often hectic lifestyle.
2014.11.03 06:30 AM

40 Under Forty: Darrell Tucci

The mission of Desert AIDS Project is very close to Darrell Tucci's heart, who lost his grandfather and childhood best friend to the disease.
2014.10.01 06:56 AM

Cinema Diverse Attracts Record Crowds Again in Palm Springs

Cinema Diverse, the Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, brought the world premiere of "Saugatuck Cures" and record attendance for the second straight year.
2014.09.25 04:35 PM

Cinema Diverse Offers Record Number of Feature Films in Palm Springs

Individual tickets for Cinema Diverse go on sale Aug. 31 as the Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival offers the largest selection of feature films in its seven years.
2014.08.18 09:09 AM

Lisa Vanderpump Achieves Star Status in Palm Springs

Lisa Vanderpump, one of the stars of the 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills', will receive the 372nd star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars July 30.
2014.07.23 11:57 AM

Lynda Kay Brings 'Mad Men' Elegance to Trevor Project Event

Performer Lynda Kay pays homage to her favorite era, midcentury modern, every time she takes stage from her big hair, sultry voice, and sparkly costumes.
2014.06.16 01:59 PM

'Tom in America' Touches on Gay Feelings of Married Men

'Tom in America' explores the arousal of homosexual feelings in an older married man during the Palm Springs International ShortFest, which opens June 17.
2014.06.13 10:47 AM

Boots in Squares Palm Springs Stays a Step Ahead

Boots in Square Palm Springs, a gay square dance club, is open to all comers and offers a fun way to meet new people and exercise your body and brain.
2014.05.23 11:54 AM

White Party Palm Springs Recognizes Achievers with Icon Awards

As part of the White Party Palm Springs' 25th anniversary, creator Jeffrey Sanker recognized individuals with Icon Awards for their 'unique and varied' achievements.
2014.05.01 05:00 PM

'First Ladies of Disco' Help Inspire Palm Springs AIDS benefit

Author James Arena's lifelong passion for disco music and its divas led him to write a pair of books that inspired an AIDS Assistance Program event.
2014.04.28 07:12 AM

White Hot

Jeffrey Sanker ups the ante in celebration of his annual White Party Palm Springs’ silver anniversary.
2014.04.21 08:18 AM

Carmen Electra Brings a Royal Presence to White Party's 25th

Carmen Electra probably won’t be seen in the same outfit twice as Queen of the White Party, April 25-28, in Palm Springs.
2014.04.21 06:48 AM

Palm Springs Women's Jazz Festival Strikes a Chord

Held the same weekend as Club Skirts Dinah Shore, the Palm Springs Women's Jazz Festival has secured a foothold showcasing talented female artists.
2014.03.31 10:22 AM

Club Skirts Dinah Shore Attracts Bigger Crowds, Bigger Names

Club Skirts Dinah Shore, a five-day celebration known as the biggest party for lesbians all over the world, celebrates 23 years and running April 2-6 in Palm Springs.
2014.03.31 09:13 AM

'God Loves Uganda' Reveals American Evangelicals Spreading Gay Intolerance

'God Loves Uganda' director Roger Ross Williams unveils the evangelical movement's promotion of biblical law as the ultimate law against homosexuality in Uganda.
2014.03.24 01:15 PM

AIDS Memorial Quilt Documentary Retraces Its History

"The Last One", which looks at the HIV/AIDS crisis from a historical perspective, screens at the American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs.
2014.03.19 12:04 PM

Erasure's Andy Bell Inked for International Bear Convergence

More than 4,000 men are expected to attend the inaugural International Bear Convergence in Palm Springs with Andy Bell of Erasure as headlining performer.
2014.01.09 02:10 PM

Human Rights Campaign 14th Annual Garden Party - Nov. 2, 2013

Human rights activists Hank Plante and Melinda Tremaglio were Advocate for Equality Honorees at the 14th annual Human Rights Campaign Garden Party.
2013.11.15 11:46 AM

The Center Stage Gala - Oct. 30, 2013

Six hundred supporters of The LGBT Community Center of the Desert attended The Center Stage Gala at Palm Springs Convention Center on Oct. 30, 2013.
2013.11.08 01:19 PM

Film Examines Final Day of Gay Actor Sal Mineo

Val Lauren’s phone buzzed with a text from James Franco. “You’re going to play Sal Mineo, cool?” His response was similarly brief, “Cool.”
2013.11.07 10:11 PM

How to Navigate Palm Springs Gay Pride 2013

Here's a handy guide to an array of activities set for Gay Pride Palm Springs 2013 running Oct. 30 through Nov. 3.
2013.10.28 05:15 PM

Frenchie Davis Describes Her Act: 'Broadway Meets Brittney'

Frenchie Davis may have gotten notice from "The Voice" and "American Idol", but it was the theater stage where she proved herself worthy.
2013.10.24 09:31 PM

Hello Palm Springs! Ross Mathews 'Marshals' Gay Pride Parade

Part-time Palm Springs resident Ross Mathews will don a new crown as celebrity marshal of the Palm Springs Gay Pride parade Nov. 3.
2013.10.18 10:54 AM

'Fabulous' Story Gives Gay Point of View

Paul Rudnick’s comedy, "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told", brings the Old Testament story to life from a gay point of view opening Nov. 15 at The Desert Rose Playhouse in Rancho Mirage.
2013.10.17 12:07 PM

Desert AIDS Walk Puts Project's Best Foot Forward

Palm Springs resident Nicolas Snow is reciprocating the support he receives from Desert AIDS Project by participating in the Desert AIDS Walk Oct. 19.
2013.10.16 04:24 PM
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