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White Party Palm Springs Wears Sunday Best

White Party Palm Springs came to a close April 10 with the type of splash the event has been associated with for more than 25 years.
2016.04.11 02:20 PM

White Party 
Survival Guide

After dancing to hours of remixes during White Party Palm Springs' Military Ball, you’ll need to revitalize before Saturday night’s repeat performance.
2016.03.31 06:00 AM

The Best 
of the Butch

The Dinah, a wild and wildly popular three-day lesbian party in Palm Springs. has nothing to do with golf. Lea DeLaria is leading a growing comedy program.
2016.03.28 08:00 AM

Seeing Red

It’s time once again to don your gayest red apparel for the fifth annual Red Dress/Dress Red Party, one of the season’s hottest dance events.
2016.03.03 12:15 PM

Tab Hunter Delivers a Blond Bombshell of a Documentary

In the 1950s, Tab Hunter captured the hearts of teenyboppers around the world, none of whom suspected that their handsome, all-American idol was secretly gay.
2016.02.10 02:38 PM

New Year’s Resolutions Every Gay Man Should Consider

It’s that time of year again, the time to reflect on all of the past year’s wrongdoings and tell yourself you’re going to do better in 2016.
2015.12.30 06:30 AM

Last-Minute Gay Christmas Gift Ideas for the Classy Guy

If the holiday season has snuck up on you and you’re feeling behind, here are some great $50-or-under suggestions to keep the yuletide not only gay but fabulously so.
2015.12.14 10:00 AM

Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin, SCOTUS Plantiff Jim Obergefell Head Palm Springs Garden Party

The Supreme Court decision in June to mandate same-sex marriage as a constitutional right will serve as a celebratory catalyst for the 16th annual Human Rights Campaign Palm Springs Garden Party Nov. 7 in Palm Springs.
2015.10.29 05:07 PM

Marina Rice Bader is Intent on Bringing More Lesbian Films to the Screen

Marina Bader Rice's film production company, Soul Kiss Films, focuses on lesbian niche content by bringing more lesbian movies to the big screen, like this weekend's Cinema Diverse, The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival.
2015.09.15 08:34 AM

'Desert Migration' Screening Highlights Palm Springs Pride 2015

The Palm Springs International Film Society will host a special screening of the documentary film, Desert Migration, on Nov. 5 during Palm Springs Pride weekend.
2015.09.09 02:39 PM

Celebrate Diversity

The Coachella Valley celebrates diversity and offers acceptance like no other from parties, parades, and powwows — as well as more gay and gay-friendly businesses per capita than any other gay destination.
2015.09.04 08:19 AM

Billy Clift Welcomes the Dark Side With "Hush Up Sweet Charlotte"

The darker, the better for director Billy Clift, whose Hush Up Sweet Charlotte, headlines Cinema Diverse, The Palm Springs LBGTQ Film Festival, during its Sept. 17-20 run.
2015.09.01 08:21 AM

Sounding Off

In 'Do I Sound Gay?' filmmaker David Thorpe explores this linguistically and culturally rich phenomenon by documenting his quest to come to terms with the anxiety brought on by his tonal quality.
2015.07.21 07:50 AM

Palm Springs LGBT Center's Director Focuses on Community Building

The LGBT Community Center of the Desert provides a bridge to bring LGBT people together through a variety of health and wellness offerings.
2015.04.27 01:49 PM

Cathedral City Celebrates Diversity with LGBT Days

The first-ever Cathedral City LGBT Days opens April 3 as part of a three-day celebration that includes an opening-night party, pool parties, dance parties, an Easter egg hunt for kids, and a costume-themed charity race.
2015.03.31 09:36 AM

Creating a Dinah-sty

Even from her home in Sonoma, you can feel Mariah Hanson's intensity blaze as she describes her passionate love affair with The Dinah — the largest lesbian party in the world.
2015.03.31 09:00 AM

Silver Belles

While The Dinah has matured over 25 years, the rhythmic heart of the event beats steady and true.
2015.03.31 08:58 AM

LeAnn Rimes Will Perform at White Party Palm Springs

Grammy-winning, multi-platinum recording artist LeAnn Rimes will perform at this year’s Circus T-Dance during White Party Palm Springs, which runs April 24-27, according to producer Jeffrey Sanker.
2015.02.25 01:34 PM

Opera Arts Palm Springs Honors Greg Louganis' LGBT Work

As Greg Louganis is about to be honored by OperaArts Palm Springs, the former Olympic diving champion has found new relevance in the LGBT community with the release of his documentary, "Back on Board."
2015.02.14 02:36 PM

Kelly Osbourne Chosen Queen of Jeffrey Sanker's White Party Palm Springs

International fashion icon and star of E! Entertainment’s "Fashion Police," Kelly Osbourne has been named as the 2015 “Queen of White Party,” the largest gay dance music festival, April 24-27, in Palm Springs.
2015.02.04 01:09 PM

Lance Bass, Michael Turchin Wedding has its Beginnings in Palm Springs

Lance Bass and Michael Turchin will tie the knot on Dec. 20 as part of a E! network TV special, but the romance began nearly four years ago in one of their favorite places to visit: Palm Springs.
2014.12.18 06:30 AM

MLB Umpire Dale Scott's "Coming Out" Has Palm Springs Connection

For Major League Baseball umpire and part-time Palm Springs resident Dale Scott, the phrase, "You're Out," has taken on a new meaning after recently revealing that he is gay.
2014.12.17 06:30 AM

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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