I’ve been reading the various recaps of 2020 – who we lost, what we lost and gained and some of the poignant moments of the year we would all like to forget.
We keep you updated daily on what’s happening the Coachella Valley with curated NEWS articles, a robust EVENTS calendar (now with all the events that have moved or been cancelled/postponed), and a business directory of LBGTQ-friendly businesses for you to search and support. We’ll be here for you in 2021 and beyond!
Brad Fuhr, your Gay Desert Guide
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I Love Gay Palm Springs Podcast – Episode 78
Modernism Week 2021 Tickets on Sale January 1
Fun & Games Highlight: Inauguration Kick-Off Game Night
More Fun & Games Dept Events in January
- Gay Virtual Speed Dating for Men of All Ages, hosted by Alexander Rodriguez – Fri Jan 8 at 7:00 p.m.
- A Walk in the Park with Comedian Shann Carr…Demuth Park That Is! – Sat Jan 9 at 10:00 a.m.
- Bowties and Bears Virtual Speed Dating, hosted by Alexander Rodriguez – Sun Jan 24 at 1:00 p.m.
- Gossipy Potluck and Recipe Swap with Comedian Shann Carr – Sun Jan 31 at 1:00 p.m.
- Star Trek Virtual Speed Dating for Men, hosted by Alexander Rodriguez – Wed Feb 3 at 6:00 p.m.
Wonder Woman 1984 Drive-In Experience
BNP Paribas Open Postponed
The 2021 BNP Paribas Open will not be held March 8–21 as originally scheduled. The tournament is proactively working with the ATP and WTA Tours as well as title sponsor BNP Paribas to confirm dates later in the year to hold the event. Details will be released in the near future as plans are finalized.
Preview: Mental Amusements from Dezart Performs
Saturday Wine Tasting at Bouschet
NEXT WEEK: Marvelous Monologues
NEXT WEEK: PALS Cafe
- Wednesday, January 6 at 4:00 p.m. – Living authentically as LGBTQ
- Wednesday, January 13 at 4:00 p.m. – Spending time on hobbies and tinkering
- Wednesday, January 20 at 4:00 p.m. – COVID/Vaccine update by Dr. Rick Loftus
More info on PALS Cafe meetings [here].
NEXT WEEK: Virtual Events at The Center
Social Caring in the Face of Quarantine with Alexis Ortega – Mondays at 11:00 a.m.
Zumba for Beginners with Shaun Samaro – Mondays at 10:00 a.m.
Managing Emotions During a Pandemic with Jill Hingston, Ph.D – Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.
Trans Tuesdays with Jill Hingston, Ph.D – Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
LGBTQ+ Youth Virtual Hangout with Miguel Navarro – Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m.
Seated Wellness with Lynn Simonson – Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
Women’s Chat with Kim Kieler – Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Men’s Chat with Stuart Huggins – Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Who Cares: Caregiver Support Group with Perry Wiggins – Fridays at 3:00 p.m.
Making Connections During COVID: Men’s Discussion Group with Arlen Keith Leight, LCSW, Ph.D
1st and 3rd Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.
Full list of The Center’s Zoom programs [here]
Welcome New Partners!
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- The Washington Blade’s Year in Photos
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