Point Foundation Honors Greg Louganis and Pete Nowalk at Point Honors Gala in New York

By Paulo Murillo Point Foundation, the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit, invited legends, leaders and stars of the screen and stage to their annual Point Honors gala at the New York Public Library, April 11, to celebrate the accomplishments of Point’s higher education scholarship recipients. Creator and executive Producer of ABC’s “How to…

HOT LESBIANS HIT THE STRIP FOR DINAH VEGAS 2016

The hottest women in the world are hitting the Vegas Strip for Dinah Vegas 2016. Girl Bar, in association with Total Rewards by Caesars Entertainment, ignites Sin City with the ultimate lesbian weekend as DINAH Vegas sizzles April 28-May 1, 2016 in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada. Host hotels for 2016 are the Flamingo Resort and…

GAY MEN OF COLOR CELEBRATE 10 YEARS IN THE DESERT

  Palm Springs CA –California’s largest gay and bisexual men of color vacation getaway is counting down to its 10th anniversary celebration in Palm Springs, California May 5-8, 2016. Blatino Oasis is the first event to successfully bring gay men of color to the city of Palm Springs on an annual basis, and is now…

Olympic Gold Medalist Greg Louganis Finally Gets His Wheaties Box

  By Paulo Murillo – Four-time Olympic gold medalist, Greg Louganis will finally get to eat his Wheaties…with his image on the box. 41,000 online petitions were collected on change.org to put Louganis on the box 8 months after the release of the HBO documentary “Back on Board: Greg Louganis.” He joins two other overlooked Olympic champions, hurdler…

ONE ARCHIVES FOUNDATION NAMES JENNIFER C. GREGG EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    LOS ANGELES – After an extensive national search the board of directors at the ONE Archives Foundation has selected Jennifer C. Gregg as their incoming Executive Director. Ms. Gregg was most recently the Executive Director of the Thurber House in Columbus, Ohio, the home of the humorist, author, and New Yorker cartoonist, James Thurber. The Thurber House…

They Kill Gays, Don’t They? [cover feature]

International Mr. Leather and outgoing Mr. Los Angeles Leather Patrick Smith on  sexual proclivities, game changers in HIV prevention and helping our LGBT brothers and sisters abroad facing the threat of assault on a daily basis. BY RACE BANNON  |  PHOTO BY DUSTI CUNNINGHAM I have always contended that International Mr. Leather (IML) is the Grand…

“WHERE THE BEARS ARE?” Season 5 Kickstarter

After four award-winning seasons of high acclaim and Youtube popularity, Where the Bears Are is coming back with a fifth season, pending the success of their Kickstarter Campaign. Where the Bears Are is a murder-mystery meets sitcom meets bathhouse, essentially. What sets this particular gay comedy serial apart are the scenes of absolute extravagance–water skiing, wedding…

CLOTHES IN MOTION – Designer Juan Chavez on his upcoming collaboration with Naomi Smalls for Rupaul’s Drag Race, hate mail, and sidewalk gum.

BY JOE FARAGHER Photos of Chavez by Jon Wells Sitting in Juan Chavez’s home in Highland Park, overlooking Northeast Los Angeles, an enormous flurry of bees races past the open window. Chavez, 31, from Palm Springs, California, floats over and shuts the glass. He takes a moment to look out at the insects vanishing into…

PUSHING LIMITS – COURTNEY ACT explores gender fluidity in new EP, “Kaleidoscope.”

  PUSHING LIMITS Courtney Act explores gender fluidity in new EP, “Kaleidoscope” BY JOE FARAGHER Ever since Australian Idol rejected  vocalist Shane Jenek and he, undeterred by the judges’ decision, re-auditioned and made it on as the glamazon Courtney Act, the Australian pop-star turned international drag sensation has been pushing the gender envelope and bringing…