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Cinema Diverse Marks 10th Year

Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival features Netflix series Eastsiders, including episode filmed in valley.

Site Staff LGBT, The Guide

Cinema Diverse, the Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival, opens its 10th edition Sept. 21 and runs through Sept.  24 at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs and includes a new event, a special Best of Fest, the following weekend, Sept. 29-30, at the Mary Pickford Theatres in Cathedral City. This 10th anniversary edition features special screenings and events, including the

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Show-Stoppers

Palm Springs couple have been a fixture at White Party Palm Springs for years, and they don't plan on stopping any time too soon.

JIM POWERS LGBT

The moment is precious. Less than 24 hours after parading through a sea of men at the Convention Center, attracting second looks as much for their outlandish outfits as being on the high end of the age scale for this event, Marshall Pearcy and Douglas Woodmansee (aka Dottie DuBois and Maude Chapeau, respectively), return Sunday for White Party Palm Springs’

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White Out!

White Party Palm Springs maintains its ability to connect people from all over the world over a three-day weekend, and make it last for a lifetime.

Emily Chavous LGBT

Nothing says “Bring on the summer!” quite like a Palm Springs pool party. And none says it louder than the White Party Palm Springs. With an average 30,000 attendees, the Jeffrey Sanker–produced event has blossomed into the largest gay dance-music festival in the nation. As Sanker preps for the party’s 28th year, he can’t help but marvel at its exponential

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A Rainbow Revelry

Cathedral City LGBT Days brings a mix of pop music divas, comedy, art, and more to its three-day celebration of diversity.

Anthony Grant LGBT

It’s been 20 years since Ultra Naté first belted out the song “Free.” The intervening years have not worn out its message. “I was really targeting humanity with that song — we all have situations we can relate to and that’s really why that song has withstood the test of time,” she says. “It still resonates with people.” The platinum

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When We Rise has Palm Springs Connection

The ABC mini-series opens Feb. 27 with a Palm Springs location in its opening scene.

JIM POWERS Arts & Entertainment

Early in When We Rise, a four-part series which premieres tonight (Feb. 27) on ABC covering the rise of the LGBT Movement, viewers are taken to the Phoenix neighborhood where a then 18-year-old Cleve Jones lives with his parents. Except it’s not Phoenix. It’s Palm Springs. “There is no better place to start this series than the place where the