Palm Springs, Calif. ON Thursday night, as a D. An annual pilgrimage for more than three decades, it has attracted thousands of adult women to this mountain-ringed Southern California desert town, which becomes a destination for lesbians looking to party, socialize and hook up.
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By Kim Tong-hyung Here's your midweek update on the stories in entertainment and media you might have missed while swaying to the steady drumbeat of war talk, daydreaming about privatizing Thatcher's funeral, or because your life is probably a lot more fulfilling than ours. The story beings with how Palm Springs doubles as the location of the LPGA's Kraft Nabisco Championship and home to one of the world's largest gay and lesbian festivals. It makes a reference to a s golf analyst who then claimed that 40 percent of the players on the LPGA tour were lesbians.
This is the second blog in a series of four about playing all my top Bucket List courses in Oh wait, it has one other name. About 25 years ago some entrepreneurs created an annual lesbian weekend extravaganza in Palm Springs to coincide with the tournament.
The ANA Inspiration formerly known most recently as the Kraft Nabisco Championshipand still sometimes referred to as the Dinah Shore is one of the five major championships of professional women's golf. Currently, in the United States, it is the only one of the five women's major golf tournaments not to have broadcast network exposure on the weekend; all four rounds are currently televised by the Golf Channel cable television network. Founded in by Colgate-Palmolive chairman David Foster,   and entertainer Dinah Shore the tournament has been classified as a major since
This year's party doesn't look anything like how it all began back innearly 20 years before Hanson, who is from Sonoma County, and Los Angeles' the Girl Bar promoters, Robin Gans and Sandy Sachs, saw an opportunity in the early s. But Shore wasn't exactly a feminist. She was famously quoted, "I owe everything -my success and happiness- to men," a sentiment reflected in one of her hit songs, "It's So Nice to Have a Man Around the House.
She had already been a star for decades - well known initially as a richly rewarded torch singer throughout the '40s and '50s. She followed that up with two decades of television and variety show appearances before landing a wildly successful and syndicated television show of her own. Inshe convinced Colgate, one of her TV sponsors, to join her in a new endeavor close to her heart - women's golf - and the Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Classic was born.
By James Wilkinson For Dailymail. There's no event on Earth quite like 'The Dinah', an annual, five-day mega-festival for girls who like girls, with almost no men in sight, and all the booze, sun and - yes - debauchery that a woman could want. Scroll down for video. Fun in the sun: The Dinah is a yearly chance for tens of thousands of gay women to get together and party - it regularly attracts 20, visitors.
Once all three were in business together, but five years ago a contentious split led to a lawsuit settled without either side having to pay up and a lingering rivalry. The women speak carefully and without obvious rancor about the ongoing division, but some put-downs still surface in conversation. They may have gone their separate ways, but in terms of style, many veteran observers of the scene say they really just swam to opposite ends of the pool.
By: Associated Press March 27, pm. LPGA golfer Rosie Jones has publicly acknowledged she is a lesbian and has entered a sponsorship agreement with a travel company that caters to a gay clientele. Jones said her friends and associates had long known that she was gay, but she did not make that fact public. If the gay-rights movement is about anything, it should be about letting people come out on their own timetable and on their own terms.