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frontiers web FRONTIERS Newsmagazine
Web site is a counterpart to the print edition serving California, includes news, arts and entertainment, an events calendar, and guides to LA, Palm Springs and San Francisco nightlife.
instinct magazine Instinct Magazine,
America's #1 Gay Men's Magazine!
edge los angeles Edge Los Angeles:
Includes gay community news, dining, entertainment, style, night life and event information for the greater Los Angeles Area.
After Elton Logo
The pop culture site that plays for your team. Towleroad
Weblog Award winner, More gay guys get news, politics, entertainment and more on Towleroad than any other gay site. Politics, news, entertainment, style, and attractive men in the news.
joe my god Joe My God:
Gay culture, short stories,
365 gay
The daily gay newspaper online, offers the latest in news, entertainment, travel destinations, sports scores and coverage, business, and health news for the gay & lesbian community.

2015 Gay Community Events:

(These events are generally not naturist events)

San Diego Leather Pride
March 18-20, 2016, Balboa Park, San Diego. Annual leather event features meet and greet party, seminars, awards dinner, Mr. and Ms. San Diego Leather contest.
LA Leather Weekend LA Leather Pride
March 27 - April 3, 2016, Los Angeles area. Annual leather event features meet and greet party, seminars, awards dinner, Mr. Los Angeles Leather contest, street fair and entertainment.
Off Sunset Festival
April 3, 2016, Santa Monica Blvd, between Hoover and Sunset, Silverlake. Annual event features live music, dancing, food and beverages and leather/fetish merchant booths.
hot rodeo Palm Springs Hot Rodeo
May 6-8, 2016, A C Dysart Equestrian Park, Banning, CA. Weekend will feature IGRA sanctioned rodeo competition events, sponsored by the Golden State Gay Rodeo Association - Greater Palm Springs Chapter.
phoenix pride Phoenix Pride
April 11-12, 2015, Phoenix Pride celebrates and promotes the history, diversity and future prosperity of the metropolitan Phoenix LGBTQ community
long beach pride Long Beach Pride
May 16-17, 2015, Marina Green & Rainbow Lagoon, Long Beach. The yearly celebration includes four entertainment stages, dancing and food. A parade highlights Sunday morning.
IML International Mr Leather
May 22-25, 2015, Chicago, IL. International contest draws leather men representing organizations, communities and business from throughout the world. Includes reception, contests events, leather marketplace, victory celebration, and black and blue ball.
CMG Spring California Men's Gathering
May 22-25, 2015, Malibu, CA. Provides a place where men can explore different ways of looking at life and expand concepts of self while having fun.
LA Pride Los Angeles Pride
June 12-14, 2015, sponsored by Christopher Street West, features a parade Sunday and festival Saturday and Sunday which includes entertainment stages, vendor booths, dancing and food in West Hollywood.
Portland Pride Portland Pride, "Make It Happen"
June 13-14, 2015, Waterfront Park, Portland ORE. The Parade, The Festival, The Music, The People,
sf pride San Francisco Pride
June 27-28, 2015, features a colorful parade, festival, dancing, food, music, entertainment stages and other events.
outfest Outfest Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
July 9-19, 2015, showcase for diverse, international gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered film and video, features more than 200 feature and short films, at nine venues.
sd pride San Diego Gay Pride
Festival July 18-19, 2015, Balboa Park, includes entertainment stages, several dance floors, food, and vendor booths. Parade along University Ave, July 18.
Up Your Alley Up Your Alley
July 26, 2014 (Sunday), 11-6, Dore Alley, San Francisco, leather and fetish event which features vendor booths and entertainment.
Summer California Men's Gathering Summer California Men's Gathering
September 4-7, 2015, Santa Rosa, CA. Provides a place where men can explore different ways of looking at life and expand concepts of self while having fun. Mr. Long Beach Leather
September 11-13, 2015, Long Beach, CA. Annual leather event features meet and greet party, Mr. Long Beach Leather contest and victory party. Las Vegas Pride
Sept 18-19, 2015, Weekend will feature a night-time parade route downtown on Friday (Fourth Street) and a festival at the Clark County Amphitheater, 500 Grand Center Parkway.
Folsom Street Fair Folsom Street Fair
September 27, 2015 (Sunday), San Francisco. annual leather event which features demonstrations, vendor booths and entertainment.
Castro Street Fair Castro Street Fair
October 4, 2015 (Sunday), Castro and Market Streets, San Francisco, features vendor booths, food, music, dancing and entertainment.
National Coming Out Day National Coming Out Day
October 11, Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered people and friends hold workshops, speak-outs, rallies and other events aimed at showing the public that GLBT people are everywhere.
Aids Walk AIDS Walk Los Angeles
October 11, 2015, This 10-kilometer (6.2 miles) AIDS Walk begins and ends in West Hollywood and aims to raise urgently needed funds to help prevent the spread of HIV and provide life-saving services for those living with and affected by HIV and AIDS.
Palm Springs Leather Pride Palm Springs Leather Pride
October 29 - November 1, 2015, Palm Springs, CA. Includes reception, dinner, Afternoon Cruise Party & Vendor Market, Palm Springs Mr. Leather contest, dances, and clothing optional pool party, presented by Palm Springs Leather Order of the Desert.
City of West Hollywood West Hollywood Halloween Carnival
October 31, Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood. This night of tricks and treats, the Halloween & Costume Carnival draws over 400,000 participants to The Boulevard for food, merriment and costume contests
PS Pride Greater Palm Springs Pride
Festival November 6-8, 2015, Palm Springs, CA. Includes entertainment, dancing, food, and vendor booths. Palm Springs Stadium. Parade on Sunday, November 3.
Gay American Smokeout Gay American Smokeout
November 19, 2015, The Gay American Smoke Out is an opportunity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) individuals to challenge themselves to quit smoking. It is also an opportunity for LGBT organizations to provide resources for quitting and host fun events to raise awareness about tobacco use.
CMG Fall California Men's Gathering
November 20-23, 2015, Julian, CA. Provides a place where men can explore different ways of looking at life and expand concepts of self while having fun.

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