Grindr announces complete acquisition by Kunlun Group Limited

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Kunlun Group Limited closed on its purchase of the remaining stake of Grindr LLC from founder Joel Simkhai.  Kunlun, one of the largest mobile gaming companies in the world, now has full ownership of the world’s largest gay social network. Joel Simkhai, the CEO and founder of Grindr, will exit the company, and […]

‘I’m Fine: Season 2’ gay WeHo dramedy returns Jan. 25 (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 25,, the gay global streaming media service catering to gay men, will launch season 2 of their third original series, I’m Fine. In reviews of I’m Fine: Season 1, Los Angeles LGBT newspaper The Pride called the series “stunningly on-point” and national website praised the show as “the […]

Bookwatch: ‘One of These Things First’

Elephants, rhinos, hippos, and giraffes. Skyscrapers, mammoths, and Jupiter. Sequoias, Sasquatch, blue whales… and mice. One of these things is not like the others, and in One of These Things First by Steven Gaines, you’ll read a story that’s equally unique. On a “brilliantly cold afternoon” just months after his fifteenth birthday, Steven Gaines did […]

The LA Art Show returns for 23rd annual showcase

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The LA Art Show will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center Jan. 10 – 14. Already the city’s largest international art fair, for its 23rd edition, the showcase is continuing its expansion into the global art market with a new partnership with The Museum of the Arts of Guadalajara. The […]

Watch: Britney Spears and Johnny Scruff’s ‘Freakshow’

LAS VEGAS, Nev – “When you are summoned up on stage by Britney Spears, you do what you are told!” Those were the words emphatically expressed by the founder of the world popular dating app Scruff, Johnny Scruff, after pop music icon Britney Spears hand selected him to be pulled from her audience, strapped into […]

Lambda Literary award for emerging writers now open with new cash prize

Lambda Literary announced today that they are accepting applications for the 2018 Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers. The Judith A. Markowitz Award honors LGBTQ-identified writers whose work demonstrates their strong potential for promising careers. Two Emerging LGBTQ Writer prizes will be presented, each with a cash prize of $1,000. Applicants to this prize may be self-nominated or nominated by another member […]

Announcing #HAM4HAM lottery in San Diego for ‘Hamilton’

Producer Jeffrey Seller has announced a digital lottery for Hamilton tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance (Jan. 6) in San Diego at the San Diego Civic Theatre. Thirty five (35) orchestra tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each. The digital lottery will begin two days prior to each […]

Just published: ‘Indecent’ by Paula Vogel

NEW YORK, NY – Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of Indecent by Paula Vogel. The play received its world premiere in the fall of 2015 in a co-production of Yale Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse. Indecent had its New York premiere at the Vineyard Theatre in April 2016, and later opened […]

Kashish 2018 announces international poster contest

INDIA — Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival – South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film fest – has announced an International Poster Design Contest for its 2018 edition. The winner will receive a cash prize of Rs 25,000 instituted by one of India’s top fashion designers Wendell Rodricks, who will also judge the competition. Kashish 2018 […]

Lambda Archives Annual Meeting to be held Jan. 4

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Lambda Archives of San Diego’s Annual Meeting will be held at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at Uptown Tavern, 1236 University Ave. in Hillcrest. The meeting will celebrate the growth of the Archives in 2017 and enable attendees to learn more about the opportunities ahead. Members of the Archives are […]

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