Tag Archives: Charity Event

Benefitting Well in the Desert Charity

During the Christmas holidays I stopped by local non-profit Well in the Desert to drop off a bag full of clean clothes and was quickly humbled by what I walked into. It was busy day here at home when I felt inclined to tear through my drawers and closets to fill up a rolling bag that was sitting sadly alone in the garage. I’ve always loved a minimalist way of living. If I’m not wearing or using it, tell me again why I have it? …

The Pulse of Our Gay Community

After the senseless tragedy in Orlando last month at Pulse Nightclub, I knew I had to do something to help those in need and ones who must carry on. When I woke up that morning on June 12 and read the news on social media about the shooting that left 49 innocent victims dead and dozens wounded I was in shock. I didn’t react emotionally at first going on about my day. But then news continued to pour in through media sources and details unfolded. …

Queen of the Desert Drag Pageant

I was sitting on the couch here at home when I got a message from Brett Klein at the D.A.P. about the upcoming Queen of the Desert lip-sync drag competition that we just had 5/27 at Renaissance Hotel in Palm Springs. I had attended the previous year which was the premiere year for the pageant. Brett knew my background in the pageant circuit with the girls could be an asset to the show. My filter was off so I told him what I thought of the previous year and how I thought it could be better, encouraging but honest in my opinions. The next thing I know I am sitting across from a true soldier for the Desert Aids Project… …