Racial tensions ignite when a historically Black neighborhood in Palm Springs, California fights to remove a wall of trees that segregate the community.

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    When we think of Palm Springs in California we have an image of a gay mecca that has developed a strong reputation as an LGBT-friendly destination. and is also a cheaper alternative to San Francisco or New York.  Since the 1980s/90s many LGBT people chose the desert city as a base for their … Continue reading

TWO queer parties in Palm Springs this weekend : BLATINO OASIS for man of color and DADDY ISSUES for all things ‘daddy’

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  Two good reasons to head to Palm Springs right now.  First is  Blatino Oasis  which bills itself as California’s Ultimate Gay Men Of Color Getaway & Retreat. It was launched in 2007 as a retreat for gay and bisexual men of color, far from urban life yet filled with all the amenities a man … Continue reading

Slay: The Art of Drag a new Exhibit In Palm Springs to raise awareness and pay tribute to drag culture

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  Artist Craig Mann and his husband Ossie Sagull have curated a new art exhibit in Palm Springs to raise awareness and pay tribute to drag culture amid attacks on LGBTQ+ rights across the nation. “Slay: The Art of Drag” at Mr. Mann’s Design  is an immersive experience featuring dozens of larger-than-life portraits of drag … Continue reading

Wish We Were There : DESERT X Coachella Valley

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    So worth flying to Palm Springs is Matt Johnson’s stunning sculpture in the Coachella Valley as part of Desert X 2023.   SLEEPING FIGURE,  made out of shipping containers was conceived at the time when a Japanese-owned, Taiwanese-operated, German-managed, Panamanian-flagged, and Indian- manned container behemoth found itself for six days under Egyptian jurisdiction while … Continue reading

Michael Childer’s star studded ONE NIGHT ONLY celebrates New York, New York

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  The Show may be called ONE NIGHT ONLY but we know its inimitable gregarious producer Michael Childers has been eating, sleeping, and thinking about it since the final curtain call of the last show a year ago.  It’s a major highlight in Palm Springs’s social calendar as it not only brings such a starry … Continue reading

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