Scene 07-04-14

Making the SCENE the week of July 4–10: Alexandre’s: Girl’s Night Out with Peggy Honea on Friday at 10 p.m. Andrea Dawson on Saturday at 10 p.m. Liz Mikel on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Alicia Silex on Thursday at 9 p.m. Best Friends Club: Barbie Doll Birthday happy hour on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. BJ’s [...]

Speak Out Poll: Has the impact of the Rainbow Lounge raid faded?

Rainbow Lounge raid: Five years later

Impact of the raid on a Cowtown gay bar in 2009 continues to be felt in Fort Worth and beyond TAMMYE NASH  |  Managing Editor It was just after midnight on June 28, 2009 — officially, the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York, the 40th birthday of the modern gay rights movement [...]

Scene 06-06-14

Making the SCENE the week of June 6–12: Alexandre’s: Girl’s Might Out with Peggy Honea on Friday at 10 p.m. Andrea Dawson on Saturday at 10 p.m. Sheran Keyton on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Alicia Silex on Thursday at 9 p.m. Barbara’s Pavilion: Voice of Pride on Thursday at 9 p.m. Changes: Cowtown Leathermen meeting [...]

If I haven’t pissed someone off, I’m not doing my job

Last week, we tried something new. We did a photo issue — The Swimsuit Edition. It was fun. It was summery. We hoped to attract some new readers. We certainly did attract some new advertisers, and we brought back some advertisers who hadn’t been in the paper in awhile. Welcome back! And we expected criticism. [...]

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Making the SCENE the week of May 30–June 5: Razzle Dazzle Dallas begins Wednessday on Cedar Springs Road with a Wine Walk. Alexandre’s: Carlos Saenz on Friday. Mi Diva Loca on Saturday. So Strung Out with Specer West on Thursday. Changes: Wall of Food Show on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Club Reflection: Cowtown Leathermen cookout [...]

3 decades of progress

Over 30 years, Dallas Voice has transformed with the times   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor Robert Moore, the co-founder of Dallas Voice, has told the story countless times — how, in May of 1984, he, Don Ritz and William Marberry all put in $250 to start a new publication, one to replace the [...]

WATCH: Teaser for gay documentary ‘Upstairs Inferno’

WATCH: Teaser for gay documentary ‘Upstairs Inferno’

Candidates vying to replace Burns back LGBT issues

3 of 6 Fort Worth City Council hopefuls talk about the importance of queer community in Cowtown and their need for representation   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor UPDATE: Ann Zadeh and Ed Lasater came out on top in Saturday’s election. They’ll now head to a runoff on June 21. ORIGINAL STORY: FORT WORTH — When [...]

DMN: Welcome to the party (P.S. Took you long enough)

Dear Dallas Morning News, I noted with interest your launch, earlier this week, of LGBTQ Blog, your still-difficult-to-find online column dedicated to gay voices. (How much did the consultants charge you to come up with such a catchy name?) To this, I say, “Bravo!” But as an editor for a publication nearing its 30th anniversary [...]