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All-Inclusive Resorts For Your Next Vacay — No Passport Required

Refinery29 | Posted 02.21.2017 | Travel
Refinery29

The way we see it, there are two kinds of vacations: the kind where you’re running around sightseeing and scouring the internet for tips on where to...

Here's Where The Obamas Flew As Soon As The Inauguration Ended

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.23.2017 | Travel

After passing the torch to Donald Trump, former President Barack Obama is taking his family far away for some well-deserved R&R. Following this morni...

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Documentary Packs An Emotional Punch at Palm Springs International Film Festival

Greg Archer | Posted 01.12.2017 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Just weeks after the surprise deaths of mother-daughter duo Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, the soul-stirring HBO documentary "Bright Lights" moved...

'OITNB' Couple's Proposal Story Will Hit You Right In The Feels

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 01.06.2017 | Weddings

In October, “Orange Is the New Black” actress Samira Wiley and writer-producer Lauren Morelli announced their engagement with this super cute Inst...

Take Your Final Vacation in Obama's America

Jim Werner | Posted 12.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

We're one month away from the inauguration. Each day brings it closer to reality, no matter how many secret Facebook groups we join or pantsuits we do...

Two Police Officers Killed In Palm Springs, California Shooting

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 10.08.2016 | Crime

Two police officers were shot and killed on Saturday in the Southern California desert town of Palm Springs after they were called to an apparent dome...

Visually Speaking: Color & Light

Jason Spencer | Posted 10.03.2016 | Arts
Jason Spencer

It takes someone with long experience inside the art world to attract such artists, their patrons and host popular arts events.

Summer In Palm Springs Gets A Bit Cooler With Splash House Festival

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 09.01.2016 | Entertainment
Todd VanDuzer

In Palm Springs, temperatures in August easily soar past 100 degrees, but that didn't stop the fun at Splash House earlier this month. Thousands of fe...

Jonathan D. Lovitz Talks NGLCC Palm Springs Event And LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 08.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

The event brings over 1,000 entrepreneurs, corporate decision-makers, affiliate chamber leaders and government officials from across the country and globally. There are also fabulous special events including a performance by legendary singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge.

The Kinsey Sicks: Can The Longest-Running Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet Save America?

Greg Archer | Posted 07.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Greg Archer

If it feels as if America suffers from Electile Dysfunction, that's because it does. With the train wreck that is presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump...

Don't Put Away Your Flag: Pride Events After June Keep The Celebration Going All Year

Jim Werner | Posted 07.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

We're bruised, but now, we're stronger. Let's prove it at these post-June Pride events.

The Palm Springs International ShortFest Debuts With A Brilliant, Innovative Lineup

Greg Archer | Posted 06.20.2016 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Over the last decade, The Palm Springs International Film Festival, which rolls out the red carpet every January, has emerged as one of the more allur...

Exploring Classic Hollywood in Palm Springs

Karin E. Baker | Posted 06.06.2016 | Travel
Karin E. Baker

There are numerous reasons to journey to the Palm Springs area -- the sophisticated-yet-chill vibe, the stunning mid-century modern architecture and l...

Just A Suggestion

Ana Garcia | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel
Ana Garcia

I am always looking for great pet-friendly hotels. But I also have a philosophy as a travel writer that I don't like to write nasty, negative stories...

2016 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Chicago Gay Pride Parade photo by C. Robertson flickr.com Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. This weekend isn't just the unofficial start...

Agent Of Change: Cathy MacNaughton On AIDS Assistance Program And The Importance Of Giving Back

Greg Archer | Posted 04.15.2016 | Women
Greg Archer

Agents of Change walk among us all the time. Look around: There's probably one of them in the same room with you right now. The neighbor who never tol...

The Dinah Red Carpet Celebrities Talk LGBT Equality & More (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 04.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

I had a fabulous time talking with celebrities on the Red Carpet at The Dinah Hollywood Party in Palm Springs.

4 LGBT Events to Enjoy Spring

Jim Werner | Posted 04.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

According to the calendar, it's spring, even if the weather is not cooperating. We're two weeks into the season and I'm sure you've probably seen cherry blossoms, cleaned out the attic, and went to your first kickball practice. Now it's time to plan your spring travel.

And The Best Hotels In The World Are...

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
Richard Bangs

In the early days of Expedia.com, our business strategy was based on the agency model; taking a small commission on every hotel booking. Problem was, ...

San Luis Obispo: The New Napa?

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 03.29.2016 | Travel
James Marshall Crotty

Roughly halfway between Silicon San Francisco - and the window-breaking, Google-Bus-halting envy its digital strivers engender - and LA's brain-depleting smog, sits the crown jewel of the California Central Coast: San Luis Obispo. If you're traveling to this good, kind burg, you need to slow down. Slow way down.

Kate Kendell Talks NCLR Palm Springs Event and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 03.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This year NCLR is honoring two political pioneers who have played significant roles in our LGBT community's advancements.

Barrett Wissman Explores Artistry, Business, and A-List Collaborations

Nancy Laws | Posted 03.14.2016 | Entertainment
Nancy Laws

According to Barrett Wissman, the digital age has created one problem that he is determined to solve. Our focus on all that is digital has pulled us a...

Mariah Hanson Talks Dinah Shore Weekend Palm Springs and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 02.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with Mariah Hanson, founder and producer of the legendary Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend that's in its 26th year and takes place i...

Erika Jayne-RHOBH & White Party-PS 2016

Brad Hammer | Posted 02.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Brad Hammer

Erika Jayne is the new pretty face (to many) on the The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, but she is no stranger to those of us in the gay club scene. In fact, Erika has been performing for years and at many of the most popular gay clubs and parties across the United States.

2 Nights in Palm Springs: Korakia and Riviera

Carly Cylinder | Posted 02.26.2016 | Travel
Carly Cylinder

Tranquil. Inspiring. Enticing. A few ways to describe Korakia Pensione, a well-known gem nestled up against the mountains in Palm Springs. We arrive o...