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New LGBTQI Task Force Formed In Sonoma County

The Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights has approved the creation of a Task Force of the Commission to focus on the state of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and interest (“LGBTQI”) community in Sonoma County. The LGBTQI Task Force consists of three sitting Commissioners – Kevin Jones (2nd District), Christopher Mahurin (3rd District),(…)

Burlesque Birthday Party Invades Buck’s Rivermill Theater

Cabaret de Caliente and Pinch Of GlitterProductions celebrate Eva D’Luscious’ Pretty Pretty Princess Birthday Party with Twice Upon a Tassel, A Royal Rambling Revue at Buck’s Rivermill Dinner Theater Saturday, September 6. The Burlesque and variety show features tales of princesses, traveling rogues and minstrels and Eva’s very own Fairy Drag Mother! Guests are invited(…)

Registration Opens for Wildwood’s Fall Men’s Festival

  The Wildwood Conservation Foundation & Retreat Center will be hosting its 9th Annual Fall Men’s Festival Thursday, September 18 through Sunday, September 21, 2014. Wildwood, located in the hills above Guerneville, California, is a non-profit sanctuary created and sustained by gay men for healing, transformation and spiritual growth. “The intention of the Fall Men’s(…)

Gay Wine Weekend Kicks Off Friday

The Sonoma Valley is celebrating Gay Pride Month with activities that welcome the LGBT community with special tributes and tours. The crown jewel of the celebration is Gay Wine Weekend 2014 Friday through Sunday at various Wine Country venues. Now in its fourth year, the weekend is organized by Out in the Vineyard, a a(…)

Openly Gay Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch Breezes to 2nd Term

 Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch breezed to re-election Tuesday, weathering a challenge from a senior prosecutor in her office and a storm of protest over the death of teenager shot by a sheriff’s deputy. Ravitch beat rival Victoria Shanahan 64 percent to 35 percent, with mail-in ballots and 366 of 366 precincts counted early(…)

Sonoma County Pride 2014 Fills An Entire Weekend Where Everyone Is ‘Free To Be’

  Guerneville rolls out the rainbow carpet for the LGBTQI community the weekend of May 30 – June 1, 2014. ‘Official’ events include Sunday’s Pride Parade and Celebration on the Plaza. ‘Unofficial’ events fill the rest of the weekend with something for everyone. Highlights include Pandora Boxx performing at Buck’s River Mill Dinner Theater, welcoming(…)