The Answer to What You Can Do is Join the Global Event: Love, Peace & Light November 29!

In the wake of the Paris and Beirut attacks one might feel helpless and ask the question, “What Can I do?” The answer may be in the power of numbers and a collective gathering,  with the mission to heal and uplift the planet through the vibrations of Love, Peace and Light. Led by Dr. Joseph […] Click to read more »


Peaches Christ Brings “Family Values” to Castro With “RuPaul Drag Race” Winners

by Kevin M. Thomas Peaches Christ has spoofed and screened really bad movies for years. In her pre-show, she manages to satirize the original, while showing her love for theatre and the movies.  It’s no wonder her children of the popcorn have followed her for almost two decades. She can entertain.  The last few years she’s been […] Click to read more »

Ask First

Have We Entered an Era of Selective Press by Those Who Want to Control the Media For their Benefit? By Mike Skiff

Walking through the horde of bodies at this year’s Folsom Street Fair celebrating kink and diversity, I noticed people wearing big yellow stickers with two words – “Ask First” – printed in cursive. These stickers were meant to send a bright and friendly message for others to: “Ask first before groping me,” “Ask first before […] Click to read more »

Lea Salonga, George Takei, and Telly Leung in "Allegiance" on Broadway. (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

I Pledge: This “Allegiance” Is Heartfelt and Brilliant by Kevin M. Thomas

Heartfelt, emotional and real, “Allegiance” the musical made its Broadway debut this week after years in development and on-the-road, but the trip was definitely worth the wait. Composer and co-book writer Jay Kuo has taken us back to his roots of the San Francisco Bay Area and tells a story in drama and song that […] Click to read more »

Yeezy Season 1

Fashion Essentials: The Rage about Yeezy Season 1 For Fall 2015 By Steve V. Rodriguez

A couple weeks ago Yeezy Season 1 was unleashed into the fashion arena with many clamoring to get their hands on the ‘must-have items’ to complete their Fall 2015 wardrobes. Last February Kanye West presented Yeezy Season 1, his collaboration with Adidas at New York Fashion Week to mixed reviews, but managed to get stellar attendance and […] Click to read more »

Douro and Vineyards Photo: Meera Kamra-Kelsey


Portugal is a magic country as our readers will know from enjoying contributor Meera Kamra Kelsey’s report on her recent adventures through the Douro region.  And nothing enhances that magic more than a great glass, or two, of wine.  As I reported a couple of years ago, Portugal is on fire as a foodie (and […] Click to read more »

Sunset over the Douro


Meera Kamra-Kelsey, October 2015 Two landmark birthdays and a special anniversary to mark, we booked a Douro River cruise in Portugal on an acclaimed line well over a year in advance. We got the last available balcony stateroom. Seemed early but reasons became clear later. European river cruising is wildly popular as a relaxed way […] Click to read more »

Ana Villafane as Gloria Estefan

“On Your Feet” Will Catapult You Out of Your Seat with it’s True Story of Love, Perseverance and Inspiration

Walking into the Marquis Theatre one is instantly aware you are about to get your latin groove on with the music of the iconic Gloria Estefan and The Miami Sound Machine,  especially when the usher at the entrance reminds crowds to not forget to get your  ‘Conga’ on. “On Your Feet”  is the brand new musical which […] Click to read more »

Emilio Edwards and Francisco Celhay in IN THE GRAYSCALE - Courtesy of Wolfe Video

Sexual Identity, Career, Family and Love Come to the Surface for One Man in the Film, “In The Grayscale” Now on VOD

In the Chilean film, “In the Grayscale”, now available for VOD,  one man begins to dig deeper and learn more about himself which ultimately affects his family, identity, career and a new love. The saying, ‘be careful what you wish for’ is put to the test by protagonist, Bruno (Francisco Celhav) who is shown at […] Click to read more »


Important Short Film, “Food For Thought, Food For Life” Screens Online this Saturday, October 24th for FOOD DAY!

FOOD DAY is this Saturday, October 24th and to help celebrate and begin important conversations about the food we obtain and consume, a brand new short film by award winning director, Susan Rockefeller, “Food For Thought, Food For Life”, will be available to view for free on Foodday.org & Foodforthoughtfilm.com . Rockefeller has done a […] Click to read more »