P.S. I LOVE YOU - IN PRINT

ARENAS ROAD BLOCK PARTY 1995.

NOVEMBER 6, 1998 celebrated the Greater Palm Springs Pride Festival

JUNE 2, 2000 with the staff of The Bottom Line saluting June as Gay Pride Month

SHORE PATROL 2000

AUGUST 15, 1997 featured the San Diego Gay Pride Parade

JULY 5, 1996 and the Los Angeles Gay Pride Parade

NOVEMBER 8, 1996 celebrated the Greater Palm Springs Pride Festival

JULY 16, 1999 salutes the San Francisco Gay Pride Festival

JUNE 19, 1998 honored Southern California Pride with photos from San Diego, Palm Springs and Los Angeles

SHORE PATROL 1997

SHORE PATROL 1998

PALM SPRINGS PRIDE PROGRAM 1997

GREATER PALM SPRINGS PRIDE PROGRAM 1998

GREATER PALM SPRINGS PRIDE PROGRAM 2000

APRIL 14, 1995 honoring the White Party

GREATER PALM SPRINGS PRIDE PROGRAM 1995

GREATER PALM SPRINGS PRIDE 2002

FEBRUARY 17, 1995 featured a salute to Mardi Gras

MARCH 29, 1996 celebrating the White Party

DECEMBER 3, 1999 Honoring the Caballeros - the gay Men's Chorus of Palm Springs. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

APRIL 10, 1998 welcoming the White Party

MARCH 28, 1997 a toast to the White Party

OCTOBER 24, 1997 Our Halloween Salute

SEPTEMBER 25, 1998 Les Dames du Soleil at The Villa. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

MARCH 22, 1996 - Saluting the Palm Springs Tennis Tournament. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

SEPTEMBER 1, 1995 Wesley Snipes in "To Wong Foo..." Review by Harold Fairbanks

APRIL 12, 1996 MICHAEL KEARNS appears at Between the Pages Playhouse on Arenas. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

MAY 5, 2000 - Photos from the movie Rated X one of our more creative covers that had people wondering how we did it! Review by Harold Fairbanks

JULY 30, 2000 Saluting People For The American Way. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

APRIL 21, 2000 Beefcake at the InnExile

MARCH 15, 1996 NATHAN LANE in "The Birdcage" Review by Harold Fairbanks

JANUARY 29,1999 - International Male Models poolside at The Villa

AUGUST 16, 1996 - The Jefferson Memorial captured during my DC trip.

NOVEMBER 19, 1999 Honoring the Palm Springs Tennis Tournament. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

FEBRUARY 26, 1999 - KIRK DOUGLAS recognized with a Life Achievement Award story

JANUARY 6, 1995 Honoring the P.S. Film Fest & the George Sidney tribute

JULY 18, 1997 - poolside at Wally World

JANUARY 28, 2000 - Head Dreaming by David Farnsworth. Local artists were often featured on our covers

APRIL 28, 1995 - J.P.'s Cruise Dance Bar on N. Palm Canyon

FEBRUARY 14, 1997 - The AIDS Memorial Quilt on the Washington Mall

APRIL 25, 1997 - The Male Torso by Mark Spicak. Covers often featured local artists' work and interview

NOVEMBER 25, 1995 Celebrating the Palm Springs Tennis Tournament. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

JANUARY 14, 2000 - The P.S. Film Fest & the world premiere of "Common Ground"

JUNE 23, 1995 - The Dreamgirls at Choices Nite Club

OCTOBER 11, 1996 - MAX SCHULZ at the Desert Art Source. Many local artists enjoyed being on our cover

OCTOBER 14, 1994 - Tony Miller with Greg Pettis, Deyna Hodges & Roy Wilson at Tony's campaign fundraiser

JANUARY 1, 1999 - John Travolta honored at the P.S. Film Fest - from the movie "Face/Off"

MAY 22, 1998 - Honoring the California AIDS Ride. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

JANUARY 5, 1996 - Susan Sarandon in "Dead Man Walking" in our salute to the P.S. Film Fest

SEPTEMBER 11, 1998 - The cast of "Palm Springs Confidential" at the Palm Canyon Theater. Local productions were always featured in our publication

MARCH 14, 1997 - Honoring David Barter & Jack Pray for 25 years of Community Service to the DBA and the desert community. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

JANUARY 31, 1997 - Our issue featured stories on HIV/AIDS Treatments

JANUARY 3, 1997 - Lauren Bacall was honored at the Palm Springs Film Festival

NOVEMBER 21, 1997 - Saluting the Palm Springs Tennis Tourney. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

JANUARY 2, 1998 - Sylvester Stallone was honored at the P.S. Film Festival

FEBRUARY 3, 1995 - Our Valentine's Day salute

JANUARY 30, 1998 - Ethan Hawke appears in "Great Expectations" - review by Harold Fairbanks

MAY 26, 1995 - Celebrating the opening of the Palm Springs Air Museum. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

OCTOBER 27, 1995 - Saluting the GSGRA Desert Rodeo & Sierra Coyote Queen with her cowboy Phil Land. Photos of newly appointed Cathedral City Police Chief Stan Henry are featured

SEPTEMBER 29, 1983 - we celebrated our anniversary with receptions at most of the gay bars and featured tray passed hors d'oeuvers and celebratory cake for seven days straight - gay that is!

JANUARY 7, 1994 - Sophia Loren graced our cover when she was honored at the P.S. Film Fest

MAY 29, 1992 - Bill Beck & the crew of the Red Tomato

FEBRUARY 24, 1989 - Adult film star Jeff Stryker appeared at C.C. Construction. This one caused people to grab it due its provocative subject matter

MARCH 9, 1990 - This cover took the community by surprise when I had gay publishers: Tackee David & Bob Hoven on our cover

NOVEMBER 20, 1985 - Wayland Flowers & Madame appeared at Jezebel's Cabaret in Palm Springs. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

JANUARY 13, 1989 - Byron the Big became a cover-boy star with this issue

SEPTEMBER 21, 1990 - Beefcake was always popular with our readers

FEBRUARY 18, 1994 - Whipped cream wrestling at Daddy Warbucks

OCTOBER 19, 1990 - My cat Squirrel appeared on our Halloween cover. Another Halloween was in honor of Mr Blackwell with my black long hair cat that shared his name & personality traits

SHORE PATROL - The 1992 cover featured Dinah Shore at the tennis tourney. She was not a happy camper when this hit the streets

NOVEMBER 18, 1988 - Gloria Green and Blossom & friend at Halloween

JUNE 30, 1989 - Eartha Kitt appeared in our Gay Pride show at the Radisson

DECEMBER 8, 1988 - Cecil & Billy Frazee with a barback elf made our Christmas cover taken at C.C. Construction

PAMALA STANLEY autographed my January 30, 1987 edition.

SEPTEMBER 9, 1988 - Tony DiSiena at Gloria's for an AIDS benefit. Those early years were difficult when you see gala parties & celebrations become fundraisers & benefits to combat a disease

JULY 7, 1985 - Napata Mero appeared at Jezebel's Cabaret in Palm Springs. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

Anne & Kirk Douglas at the 2nd Annual Desert AIDS Walk, 1990.

Mayor Sonny & Mary in front of Bono's Restaurant inviting the community to the 2nd Desert AIDS Walk

JUNE 2, 1989 - male dancers were featured at many of the bars, this one caught my eye!

APRIL 1989 - Shore Patrol featured Marilyn & the Entre Nous party. - the original printing plate from our print shop.

DECEMBER 22, 1996 - "Grumpier Old Men" was featured with a movie review by Harold Fairbanks

FEBRUARY 12, 1999 - Featured past DAP Walks and Steve Chase Awards. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

SEPTEMBER 2, 1994 - this one caused some of our straight advertisers wish for less skin and more clothes. Model John Valassis

OCTOBER 13, 1995 - "Angels In America" presented at the McCallum Theater

JULY 4, 1997 - Wet & Wild at The Mirage. Multiple copies of this went to Washington, D.C. during our summer break and distributed in Congress and select gay establishments including the HRCF offices. JULY 4, 1997 - Wet & Wild at The Mirage. This issue accompanied me to Washington, D.C. and distributed to members of Congress along with Bono's political cartoon and available at a select gay businesses including the HRCF offices.

OCTOBER 25, 1996 - Bill & I were in full swing with the campaign season - our endorsements made voting easy for our readers. Model - Chip Snell. The Steve Chase Art Wing & Educational Center was featured on its opening on November 13, 1996

FEBRUARY 16, 1996 - Strange Bedfellows of Colonial America in celebration of the upcoming Presidential Day Weekend. Models: Michael Costa & Rob

JUNE 7, 1996 - The film "Stonewall" is reviewed by Harold Fairbanks

NOVEMBER 11, 1994 - Perry Wood appears at Choices Cabaret. The Gay Desert Rodeo was featured in a photo essay

SEPTEMBER 12, 1997 - The grand opening of Top Hat Playhouse on Arenas Road featured Willie Rhine & the cast of "Self Help" on the cover

NOVEMBER 20, 1998 - Borneo Gardens by Robert Cusak at Palapas at Araby Cove featured an interview with the birdman. We featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

MARCH 17, 1995 - Tom Hanks in "Forrest Gump" was featured on our cover & reviewed by Harold Fairbanks

MAY 9, 1997 - The film "Love! Valour! Compassion!" screens at the Courtyard Theaters on Tahquitz Canyon Way. Review by Harold Fairbanks

SEPTEMBER 26, 1997 - Gay parenting with models: Herb, Jamie & Gustavo. Jamie's featured story was titled "Creating Families Making Choices - we featured stories & interviews plus photo essays on: art galleries & studios, artists, entertainers, theater productions: local sports groups among others

APRIL 26, 1996 - Don't Eat The Daisies, our salute to another White Party featured in a center photo essay

AUGUST 29, 1997 - "Los Hombres" Latino male calendar was our cover shot with a Gay Marriage guest editorial

JANUARY 19, 1996 - We saluted our P.S. Film Fest and my editorial honored gay veteran, publisher, author, historian & activist Paul Hardman

My archives contain the early history of the desert gay community: posters; telegrams; city proclamations; news clippings; scores of letters to the editor; 22 file boxes filled with photographs; business guides & publications, PLUS Bottom Line magazine covers that span any where in Palm Springs to: San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco and include memorable individuals & noteworthy events - Pride Program covers, Shore Patrol issues & other covers are also featured.  The B/W covers on page 2 are early issues when we printed the magazine ourselves.  These Bottom Line covers speak volumes of historical facts about the desert gay community and its growth into a vibrant and vital part of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley.  See DESERT HEROES chapter to meet the early pioneers of our desert gay community.

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