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2nd trans Pride flag on display in the halls of Congress

A day after the U.S. Supreme Court lifted an injunction stopping implementation of Donald Trump’s ban on transgender men and women serving in the military, U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., has posted a trans Pride flag next to the New Mexico state flag outside her congressional office. Rep. Haaland, who with U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas last November became the first Native American women elected to Congress, posted the above photo on Facebook with the caption, “The trans flag...

2nd trans Pride flag on display in the halls of Congress

A day after the U.S. Supreme Court lifted an injunction stopping implementation of Donald Trump’s ban on transgender men and women serving in the military, U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., has posted a trans Pride flag next to the New Mexico state flag outside her congressional office. Rep. Haaland, who with U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas last November became the first Native American women elected to Congress, posted the above photo on Facebook with the caption, “The trans flag...

The 91st Oscar nominations

Despite the sunny lightheartedness of hosts Kumail Nanjiani and Tracey Ellis Ross, the announcement of the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards was filled with shocking omissions and inclusions — some in so-called lesser categories were downright earthquaking, and in the major categories still stunning. For instance: Won’t You Be Me Neighbor? and Three Identical Strangers — both frontrunners for documentary feature — were completely left out; former winner Justin Hurwitz’s score...

Steve King and his racist agenda

  I shall begin this week’s column with a limerick: There once was a Republican named Steve Who was racist like you wouldn’tbelieve But the media ignored him Because white supremacy bores them And focused on Rashida Tlaib. If you’ve been paying attention to the news, then you know that both Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., have gotten attention for things they said out loud into microphones. Except one of these representatives initially got way more attention....

 

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Hanging out at Alexandre’s Keeping things secure at Havana Time for fun on The Strip North Texas...

Scene • 1-11-2019

Who made the scene this week? Making the SCENE the week of Jan. 11–Jan 17: 1851 Club: Kiana Lee...

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Keeping The Strip safe and doing it with a smile Exotic and owning it on The Strip Striking a pose...

Scene • 12-28-18

Around the Gayborhood Making the SCENE the week of Dec. 28–Jan 4: 1851 Club: All Star Drag Show on...

Scene • 12-21-18

Teddy Bear Party Hidden Door 39th Anniversary CCCC Holiday Party Making the SCENE the week of Dec....

Scene • 12-14-2018

The 2018 Teddy Bear Party, Benefit for Dallas Hope Charities at J.R.’s, Drag Brunch at The Hard Rock Cafe, and the Lost Souls Toy Drive

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Gay couple attacked in Austin

A gay couple was attacked by a group of men soon after they left Rain, a gay nightclub in downtown Austin, early on Saturday morning, Jan. 20, according to the Austin Statesman American. Spencer Deehring, 23, and Tristan Perry, 22, were left unconscious. Perry had a concussion, internal bleeding, chipped teeth and a broken nose. Deehring had cuts and a minor concussion. Deehring posted on Facebook: On Friday evening into early Saturday morning my boyfriend and I were victims of a hate crime....

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I’m flyin’

Gay Cirque du Soleil performer David Rimmer’s act has its ups and downs ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor [email protected] We all frolicked on one — it’s in every playground in America. We called it a seesaw, or a teeter-totter, and it was physics at its most basic: One kid on one side, one on the other, a fulcrum in the middle in a perpetual motion of wheees! We never thought we could make a career out of it. And, frankly, neither did David Rimmer. Although Rimmer has been in...