Beyond the Rainbow: Baltimore, Ferguson, New York and the pursuit of justice

  JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a two-part look into relationships between police and the LGBT community in North Texas, and how we are working to avoid the unrest that has erupted in Ferguson, Baltimore and New York. Between June 27 and June 28, 2009, Fort Worth police [...]

Scene • 05-22-15

Making the SCENE the week of May 22-28: • Alexandre’s: Walter Lee at 10 p.m. on Friday. Alicia Silex at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Londee at 9 p.m. on Thursday. • Best Friends Club: DJ Sno White on Friday and Saturday. • BJ’s NXS!: Military Maneuvers. Donations collected all weekend benefit the National LGBT Memorial [...]

‘Upstairs Inferno’ sets premiere date, Rice will narrate

‘Upstairs Inferno’ sets premiere date, Rice will narrate

Two ways to help with Nepal disaster relief

Shannon “Shep” Shepard is a Habitat for Humanity volunteer. He’s done a number of local builds in the U.S. and spent time in Haiti after their earthquake on a build with Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter. When he lived in Dallas, Shep was a member of Congregation Beth El Binah, a volunteer at Ranch Hand Rescue and a producer of Robert Camina’s film “Raid of the Rainbow Lounge.”

2015 RVA: Nightlife

A  lot of people can pour you a drink, but the one with a killer smile, a flirtatious wink or a hot body he doesn’t mind showing off a bit somehow makes a dirty martini taste … dirtier. Well, Dillon Meek, who jerks suds and mixes liquor at Woody’s, has all three of those traits [...]

Scene • 03-13-15

Making the SCENE the week of March 13–19: Alexandre’s: Walter Lee at 10 p.m. on Friday. Colorblynde at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Liz Mikel at 9 p.m. on Thursday. Best Friends Club: Oklahoma Drag King Show at 9 p.m. on Friday. Imperial Court candidate show at 7 p.m. on Saturday. BJ’s NXS!: Celebrate St. Patrick’s [...]

Scene • 03-06-15

Making the SCENE the week of March 6–12: Alexandre’s: Girls Night Out with Peggy Honea at 10 p.m. on Friday. Filter Kings at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Mi Diva Loca at 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Lala J at 9 p.m. on Thursday. Brick/Joe’s: Dallas Voice sponsors Karaoke Mega Star Monday hosted by Eric Way on [...]

Roads, parks and nondiscrimination ordinances

Why city council elections matter to LGBT people   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer On May 9, area voters will cast their votes for nonpartisan elected offices — like city councils, school boards and other special purpose districts. And while the day-to-day obligations of a local elected official may not be the most riveting of [...]

Scene • 01-16-15

Making the SCENE the week of Jan. 16–22: Alexandre’s: Walter Lee at 10 p.m. on Friday. Corey Paul at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Mi Diva Loca at 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Alicia Silex at 9 p.m. on Thursday. BJ’s NXS!: Friday 4Plays are back with DJ Clint. Brick/Joe’s: Pole Warrior Challenge at 10 p.m. on [...]

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Making the SCENE the week of Dec. 26-Jan 1: 1851 Club: All Star Drag Shows at 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Alexandre’s: Kristen Majors and Matt Barron at 10 p.m. on Friday. Londee at 10 p.m. on Saturday. So Strung Out at 9 p.m. on Thursday. The Brick: LGBT Purple Carpet Formal Leadership & [...]