Not So Artful Productions’ Grosse Misconduct Offers Refreshing Take On LGBTQ Representation

Meet The Cast of Grosse MisconductPublished on The 26 LGBTQ.

20Gayteen has seen a stream of content in mainstream media with LGBTQ representation. The characters and content have been rich, strong characters, but not every piece of content with representation has done what the digital series, Grosse Misconduct, has done.

Grosse Misconduct follows a group of characters working in human resources who end up navigating personal and professional struggles in their everyday lives under the leadership of their high-maintenance director, Mitch Grosse, played by actor Colby Ryan. The group of characters just so happens to feature LGBTQ leads. Read more

Art Museums To Visit In The San Diego & Imperial Counties

Balboa Park is known as the Smithsonian of the West. It houses a rich history of the arts and offers cultural offerings that includes 17 museums and performing arts venues. It’s a 1,200-acre urban cultural park in San Diego with so much to offer. The park’s site is one of the oldest in the United States dedicated to public recreational use and was named after the Spanish maritime explorer, Vasco Núñez de Balboa. The Panama-California International Exposition, held in Balboa Park during 1915–1916 celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal, promoted San Diego as a seaport, and also showcased San Diego as a growing cultural center. Today, Balboa Park and the surrounding areas in San Diego and the Imperial County offers amazing opportunities to engage in and celebrate the arts. You can check out some of them below. Read more

Kittenhead Uses The Power Of Rock To Spark Social Change

There’s something deeper behind the rock and roll lyrics of California-based indie band, Kittenhead, than a passion for music and self-expression. There lies a sense of responsibility to use the platform of the musical stage to be advocates for the disenfranchised and a voice in the movement for more social justice. Read more

The Art Scene In Riverside

Riverside was built on land that was once a Spanish rancho. Investors from England and Canada transplanted traditions and activities adopted by prosperous citizens such as Southern California’s first golf course and polo field. The mix of culture from the Native, Mexican, Spanish, English, and Canadian people have contributed to art in Riverside. Today, the art scene in riverside is heavily influenced by the Chicano experience. Read more

How “Caught A Ghost” Influenced Film And Music

Before we knew Tessa Thompson as a famous A-List actress and the romantic partner of award-winning singer-songwriter musician, Janelle Monáe, we knew her as one of the members of the indie electro soul band, Caught A Ghost.

The band was originally made up of fellow Angelinos, songwriter and producer, Jesse Nolan, Stephen Edelstein, Tessa Thompson, Erik Hughes, Tim McKay, Michael Czaja, Brandon Smith, Justin Glass, and Keith Patterson before it just became Jesse Nolan and Stephen Edelstein.
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