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Sandy Sachs: The Lesbian Party Maven

Brad Hammer | Posted 06.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Brad Hammer

Sandy Sachs is most famous for co-founding Girl Bar Los Angeles and Dinah Shore Weekend in Palm Springs over 25 years ago. This party was the world's biggest lesbian gathering before evolving into Dinah Vegas, now in its fourth year.

James Brown on HBO: Deconstructing Mr. Dynamite's Moves

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Alex Gibney's documentary, Mr. Dynamite, limns the extraordinary rise of James Brown's career, and more: Interviews with his sidemen give a history of rhythm and blues, and race.

Club Skirts Dinah Shore 2014

Reggie Cameron | Posted 06.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Reggie Cameron

The world's largest girl party, Club Skirts Dinah Shore was underway last week with over 25,000 attendees. The event hosts a variety of programming fr...

Warm Up: 5 Spring Events for the LGBT Crowd

Jim Werner | Posted 05.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

Forget the below-zero days, defrost the bathing suit, polish the leather harness and add these spring happenings to your calendar.

Diana King on Jamaican Homophobia and Coming Out

Reggie Cameron | Posted 05.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Reggie Cameron

Diana King, the Jamaican born "reggae-fusion" singer-songwriter, revealed that she was a lesbian in a lengthy Facebook post last June. Today, she chats about what motivated her very personal admission and the results of her announcement.

Straight To The Dinah

Emily Wilcox | Posted 01.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Emily Wilcox

In March 2010 I, a semi-jaded relationship coach and LGBT enthusiast (yes, I really am straight), was in the middle of finishing my book when my favorite lesbian confidants told me to grab my smallest bikini and head to the Dinah. I wasn't sure how I felt about the bikini part.

The Real L Word's Dinah Shore Episode (Part 2)

Lauren Bedford Russell | Posted 10.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Lauren Bedford Russell

If there's one thing lesbians don't expect to do at Dinah Shore, it's finding someone they connect with on more than just a lustful level. I'm sure it has happened at Dinah before, but I promise you, no one expects it.

WATCH: Bikinis, Beer And Butch Lesbians

Posted 08.10.2012 | Gay Voices

On this week's installment of "Somer Fridays," Somer Bingham of Showtime's "The Real L Word" offers fans her tips on how to prep for the Dinah Shore W...

Maria Cooper Janis

Howard Kissel | Posted 03.14.2012 | Arts
Howard Kissel

A dozen years ago Maria wrote about her father in Gary Cooper Off Camera: A Daughter Remembers. The book had extensive photographs of the Coopers' private life. She keeps the voluminous photographs her mother saved in huge portfolios under a plush sofa in the living room.

Is There Such a Thing as Hospital Etiquette for Visitors?

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Two weeks ago today, my husband and I drove to Palm Springs from San Francisco for a golf vacation. We were following the sun to escape the rainy Bay ...

Steeped in GM: My Fascination with a Fallen Icon

Jill Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Schlesinger

Apparently the story of a mother who staged a fake kidnapping and went to Disney to celebrate was more important than my segment on the GM bankruptcy.