It’s best not to know how the sausage is made. That adage has been true since the 1860s when it was first written. So be glad that you, gentle reader, do not have to know the behind the scenes work that Ron DeHarte and his countless Palm Springs Pride volunteers had to do to make this year’s celebration come to fruition.
It all came together nicely and we had a blast working together with KGAY 106.5 and Gay Desert Guide to provide coverage and meet so many of you along the parade route and at our booth.
We’re so excited that Ross Mathews joined our lineup for Pride month and will be on KGAY each Saturday from 10am – 12 noon through Thanksgiving weekend. Pride brings together the many “colors” of our rainbow and allows us to come together and celebrate our diversity.
So many of you talked to our team over Pride weekend to thank us for our work in the community and give us some great feedback. We appreciate each and every comment, question and accolade. Thank YOU for your participation in #PalmSpringsPride 2021!
Brad Fuhr, your Gay Desert Guide & KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs
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Bourbon Tasting at The Purple Room
Join the Purple Room Supper Club for a Bourbon Tasting on Monday, November 8 from 4:00–6:00 p.m., featuring Sazerac Distillery premium bourbon. Among the fine bourbons you will taste are the Van Winkle and Sazerac.
Palm Springs Equality Awards
The Palm Springs Equality Awards: Cocktail Reception and Awards takes place on Friday, November 12 from 6:00–10:00 p.m. at the Palm Springs Air Museum. As the Golden State reopens, the entire Equality California family is excited to gather once again as a community, celebrate victories and raise critical resources for the fight ahead. Join Chairs Lisa Middleton, Herb Schultz and Jackie Thomas as Chad Mayes receives the Ally Leadership Award and Hon. Shirley Weber receives the Equality Trailblazer Award. Get tickets
Electricity at Oscar’s
Oscar’s Downtown Palm Springs presents the play Electricity, with performances every Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. The Advocate calls Electricity “The hottest play in Palm Springs.” It’s a deliciously hilarious, sexy and at times heartbreaking romance between Brad and Gary, once closeted gay classmates who make an unlikely couple after sharing a motel room following their 10th high school reunion. There’s an “electricity” between them (“Do you feel it?”) that brings them back to that same room after every successive reunion from 1983 to 2013. Get tickets