LGBT Community

LGBT Community Center of the Desert’s “Red Dress Party” a Whimsically Fashionable Affair with a Serious Purpose

LGBT Community Center of the Desert’s “Red Dress Party” a Whimsically Fashionable Affair with a Serious Purpose

Palm Springs, CA – More than 400 guests wore red to stand out and stand up for the programs of the LGBT Community Center of the Desert. The evening raised more than $30,000 for The Center thanks in part to sponsors Nesteggg Group, LLC and LULU California Bistro who helped to underwrite the evening.  The event was held Saturday night at the […]

“Love Lives On” 19th Annual Steve Chase Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center

“Love Lives On” 19th Annual Steve Chase Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center

“Love Lives On” was this years theme for the 19th Annual Steve Chase Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Feb. 9th. The event was sold out with over 1800 guests attending. Desert AIDS Project in Palm Springs is the recipient of all monies raised thru ticket sales, silent auctions and donations. […]

“Entertaining Mr. Sloane” Cast & Performance Change

“Entertaining Mr. Sloane” Cast & Performance Change

Rancho Mirage, CA  – Desert Rose Productions, Inc., the Valley’s live stage company serving the LGBT community, announced today that, due to a cast member’s illness, they have recast a leading role and postponed the opening of “Entertaining Mr. Sloane” at The Commissary in Rancho Mirage. The production, originally scheduled to open on Friday, February […]

Gay glory: First gay-friendly ‘Queen’ James Bible released

Gay glory: First gay-friendly ‘Queen’ James Bible released

To resolve the “interpretive ambiguity in the Bible as it pertains to homosexuality”, the world’s first “gay Bible” has been released claiming to have finally translated the Christian holy texts correctly. “You can’t choose your sexuality, but you can choose Jesus.” The online description of “The Queen James Bible” suggests “now you can choose a Bible, too.”   […]

Free Clinics on Funding Long-Term Care

Palm Springs, CA – California Elder Law Center with offices in Palm Springs, will be presenting FREE clinics on Funding Long-Term Care Benefits onTuesday, December 4th, in Cathedral City and Palm Desert. The Clinics will be held at 10 AM at the Cathedral City Senior Center, 68-787 E. Palm Canyon, Cathedral City; at 2 PM […]

Costa named interim Executive Director

Costa named interim Executive Director

Gary Costa, former executive assistant to John O’Connor, has been appointed as the Interim Executive Director for The LGBT Community Center of the Desert, while the Board of Directors conducts a nation-wide search for a permanent Executive Director, The Center announced yesterday. O’Connor resigned several weeks ago to become the Director of Equality California in […]

Annual Greater Palm Springs Pride Festival

Annual Greater Palm Springs Pride Festival

Palm Springs held its Annual Greater Palm Springs Pride Festival on November 3rd & 4th. Friday November 2nd awards were given to many people for their efforts for equality and volunteerism. 128 performers entertained on 7 stages at Sunrise Park and downtown Palm Springs. There were 3 dance venues, Food vendors and HIV/AIDS booths with […]

Brad Pitt plays it straight, donates $100K to support same-sex marriages

Brad Pitt plays it straight, donates $100K to support same-sex marriages

One of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors Brad Pitt, is donating $100,000 to America’s largest gay rights group to help raise money to support same-sex marriage initiatives in a number of US states. The Human Rights Campaign has announced that the 48-year-old actor agreed to match contributions from the group’s members up to $100,000, AP reported. In […]

Gender-Bending World Premiere Rocks Pasadena Playhouse

Gender-Bending World Premiere Rocks Pasadena Playhouse

Eve Ensler, playwright and author of the popular play “The Vagina Monologues”, had better watch out if she wants to retain her “favorite playwright status” with females around the globe.  The Hollywood husband and wife writing team of Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser, have written an extremely funny and tightly crafted, gender-bending, comedy entitled “Under […]