This Week: LGBT Outreach with the Police Dept, Sexual Health at The Center, Style Fashion Week, Women at The Center, Next Era of Health Care, and more…

PS Police LGBT Outreach Town Hall Meeting

Tuesday, April 3 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. is the time to share LGBT issues with the Palm Springs Police Department's Chief Bryan Reyes. If the police department doesn’t know about our issues they can’t do anything about them!  More info

Sexual Health and Wellness Series @The Center


Eisenhower Health, along with The LGBT Community Center of the Desert, presents a new lecture series on sexual health, starting this Wednesday, April 4 with Testosterone and Hormones: Safeguards and Treatment Options. Future topics include "Is Stress Killing Your Desires?" on April 11 and "50 Shades: Sexual Health in a Fetish World" on May 23. A total of six lectures take place Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at The Center, free to attend but pre-registration is requested. More info

Gay 4 Good Palm Springs Chapter is Here!


The Palm Springs chapter of Gay 4 Good is gearing up! G4G supports goodwill between the LGBT+ and greater city communities through regular collaborative volunteer service projects.The G4G Palm Springs Facebook page is now live, "Like" it today and use the "Sign Up" button to get on the list for receiving announcements!

Style Fashion Week Palm Springs


Now in its second year, Style Fashion Week Palm Springs kicks off Thursday at 6:00 p.m.  with an opening reception at the V Hotel and continues through the weekend with a style marketplace, must-see shows, unforgettable performances and exclusive installations at the Palm Springs Air Museum. Get tickets (Also, check out our bookmark featuring Johana Hernandez and her Glaudi brand of bridal dresses and couture gowns.)

Cathedral City LGBT Days Marks 4th Year

This past weekend, California's 1st Pride of the year was celebrated with color, community, civic pride, festival exhibitors, with world-class performances by drag artists and musical artists from a variety of genres. In perhaps the signature event of the festival, the LGBT Days Bed Race, the Cathedral City Fire Department again came out the winners, for the third year running. Thank you to all the sponsors who supported our community and made this celebration possible!

Easter Bonnets on Parade 

As part of the Easter festivities this past weekend, Easter bonnets of all shapes and sizes could be seen on parade, on a beautiful Sunday in downtown Palm Springs!

Women @ The Center Newsletter

Every week The LGBT Center of the Desert sends out a women's newsletter, informing them of LGBTQ women-centric events in the valley. The current newsletter (with a link to get on the mailing list) can be found here.


Next Era of Health Care in the Desert Sun

The Desert Sun featured a "Next Era of Health Care" supplement this past Sunday, with articles like this one about the new models of primary care that have emerged from decades of HIV experience. See more stories like this, sponsored by the Desert Aids Project, by clicking here.

Gin Blossoms Saturday


Looking ahead to the weekend, Gin Blossoms will be performing at the Spa Resort Casino's Concerts Under the Palms on Saturday April 7 at 7:30 p.m. This is the final Concert Under the Palms of the season. Get more info and tickets


Hot Rodeo Call for Volunteers

Palm Springs Hot Rodeo is May 11, 12, & 13 this year. Volunteers are needed in every capacity from assisting at registration, to helping with ticketing and security, and working inside the arena.  Every volunteer receives a Palm Springs Hot Rodeo T-Shirt! Sign up here


CMI Survey

If you have not yet taken our survey, We would like to invite you to take a new survey about your opinions and preferences, from an LGBTQ perspective. Participating in this study helps open doors-and minds-around the world, and influences positive changes for our community. Previous surveys have yielded 45,000 respondents from 150 countries! You may have seen Community Marketing & Insights quoted in the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, etc. 

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