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…

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…