“Brad Fuhr waited until he was 30 before coming out to his parents in the form of a letter.
“This was before the internet,” recalls the Palm Springs resident. “I had to wait until they had seen the letter and finally called me. Everything went well, they accepted me for who I am and they told me they love me. I’ve been very fortunate that my family was very embracing of me being gay, my grandparents as well, all the way through.”
Fuhr has gone on to build his career around the gay community. In the past he worked for several radio stations, and managed and produced a number of gay programs. In conjunction with moving full-time to Palm Springs in 2012, Fuhr launched the Gay Desert Guide website a year later bent on informing locals and visitors about LGBTQ+ events, bars, eats, shopping and more. Within the past year he purchased KGAY Radio (106.5 FM) which grew out of a 2019 podcast he started called I Love Gay Palm Springs…”