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Welcome to the new KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs, the Pride of the Valley! We’re now locally-owned, and LGBTQ+ operated! We serve the LGBTQ community with a dance music format spanning the decades from the disco 70s to the 2000s. 

John Taylor is back anchoring our morning show Monday through Friday 6-10 AM with a rotating cast of guests from the LGBTQ+ community. Program Director Chris Shebel hosts afternoons. We promote the positive aspects of living in the Coachella Valley, including tourism and events happening in the valley. 

The target demographic is Adults 30+ with a focus on gay men and lesbians who make up nearly 9% of the Coachella Valley’s full-time population. But the station’s music and information are accessible to all! is now integrated into the fabric of 

KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs and powers the new website —

With an eight-year track record of being the top destination for LGBTQ+ locals and visitors alike, Gay Desert Guide has amassed an online and social media presence that had site traffic of a million +page views pre-pandemic. Site visitors come from around the world, concentrating on Greater Palm Springs, Los Angeles, and the Drive/Fly markets. 

We have big plans for the future — opening up our airwaves and our #ILoveGayPalmSprings podcast platform to the community to give voice to our LGBTQ+ communities. 

KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs is owned and operated by Brad Fuhr, and is open to investors from the community through You can invest as little as $100 with perks for both individuals and businesses who believe in our vision. 

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KGAY 106.5 Radio Palm Springs, Pride of the Valley (

610 S. Belardo Rd
Suite 1100
Palm Springs, California 92264