The New Group West presents new one-man play: ‘I Am My Own Wife’

James P. Darvas

The New Group West presents I Am My Own Wife, by Doug Wright and directed by Mark Zweifach, at the 10th Avenue Arts Center, from Sept. 11-28.  I Am My Own Wife will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays. I Am My Own Wife is based on conversations the [...]

‘The journey continues’ for Michael Sam

Michael Sam - ESPN

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, has been cut by the St Louis Rams. The 24-year-old University of Missouri standout, who had announced he was gay in February, was one of 22 players waived in the final cuts by the Rams to reach the roster limit before [...]

Diversionary’s new production ‘Regrets Only’ opens Saturday, Aug. 30

Diversionary's 'Regrets Only'

SAN DIEGO — Diversionary Theatre will open its all-star uproarious new production: Paul Rudnick’s Regrets Only this Saturday night at 8pm to a sold-out audience.  The production features the Diversionary Theatre’s directorial debut of savvy local favorite Jessica John.  The piece is a marvelous political satire based right smack in the middle of the tumultuous [...]

Historic announcements made to tackle homophobia at World Cup of Gay Rugby (VIDEO)

Bingham Cup---

SYDNEY — As the Bingham Cup kicked off today in Sydney, two Rugby World Cup winning Wallabies’ captains joined senior federal politicians for every major Australian party, as the International Rugby Board (IRB) and the Australian Rugby Union made history. The IRB is believed to be the first major international sporting federation to publicly endorse [...]

Book review: ‘Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space’

And the cow jumped over the moon. You spent many years wondering if that were possible, although countless nursery rhyme books said it was so. Yes, a human could surely go there, but a bovine? Eventually, you learned the truth: men and women can overcome gravity, but cows stay grounded. And in the new book [...]

Watch this! Ukrainian band releases new video

Kazaky

Not much good news coming out of Ukraine these days.  However that hasn’t stopped Ukrainian band, Kazaky’s creative talent from flowing. Their new  music video “Pulse” includes all the recognizable symbols of the Ukrainian band: boys in high heels, choreography, minimalistic beat and fetish images and is released ahead of their new tour which starts [...]

Sophia Bush designs T-shirt exclusively for HRC (VIDEO)

Sophia Bush HRC

Actress and activist Sophia Bush has designed a limited-edition T-shirt for retailer Joe Fresh to raise awareness for LGBT equality. Sophia Bush has been a longtime advocate for equal rights and is a proud past recipient of the Human Rights Campaign’s Ally for Equality award. The HRC blog stated:  As an organization that believes that [...]

The City: Top to Bottom

thursday, aug. 28 Remix Nights : Lisa Campbell The last of MOPA’sSummer Remix nights features Songstress, Lisa Campbell, who performs acoustic folk and pop tunes, accompanied by mandolinist Paul Yancey, aka Paulo. Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA), 1649 El Prado in Balboa Park, 5 p.m., gallery adult admission $8, 619-238-7559, mopa.org friday, aug. 29 Festival [...]

Amazon to debut Jill Soloway’s highly-anticipated dark comedy ‘Transparent’ Sept. 26 in the US and UK

Transparent

SEATTLE — Amazon today announced it will premiere all ten episodes of the highly-anticipated Jill Soloway (Afternoon Delight, Six Feet Under) dark comedy Transparent Friday, Sept. 26 exclusively on Prime Instant Video in the U.S. and U.K. Starring Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development), Judith Light (Dallas), Gaby Hoffmann (Girls), Amy Landecker (Louie) and Jay Duplass (Togetherness), [...]

International drag queens featured in Jeza Belle’s ‘The Harlot’s Guide to Classy Cocktails’ revealed (VIDEO)

Drag Queens - Cocktails

With six short weeks until the release of The Harlot’s Guide to Classy Cocktails, New York City drag star, actress, comedienne, columnist, and cocktail connoisseur Jeza Belle reveals the roster of 27 international drag queens featured in her forthcoming boozy book of cocktail recipes and drunken drag tales. The list includes San Diego’s Glitz Glam,  a #1 [...]

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