Now ‘Sissy’ dat walk

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 7:15am

Del Shores unites Leslie Jordan, Willam Belli and others for  his film version of ‘Southern Baptist Sissies’   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES   Life+Style Editor The last time Leslie Jordan was in the Round-Up Saloon, he wasn’t actually in the Round-Up Saloon. “They wouldn’t let me in because I had a man-purse — they said, ‘I’m sorry, [...]

SMU may revote on LGBT Senate seat

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 7:00am

Two-third of students voting must support the special-interest seat, and Spectrum students believe they’ll prevail in a second election   DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer Southern Methodist University students are collecting signatures, hoping to get a revote on adding an LGBT Student Senate seat after the measure failed on April 3. The Student Senate had [...]

Shared housing project aims to curb trans homelessness

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 6:45am

New Trans Pride Initiative program allows people to host or room with others who don’t have a place to live   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor After years of harassment and death threats for living as a transgender woman in Paris, Texas, Jodielynn Wiley finally escaped that environment when she came to Dallas in February. [...]

AHF to open Out of the Closet on Cedar Springs

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 6:30am

The Out of the Closet Thrift Store that will be operated by the largest AIDS research and treatment nonprofit in the U.S. is set to open April 16 on Cedar Springs Road.

Pride Weddings 2014

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 6:15am

  Pride Weddings 2014: The seven-year itch Pride Weddings 2014: Let ’em eat cake Pride Weddings 2014: Nice ’n legal Pride Weddings 2014: Where to wed in Dallas Pride Weddings 2014: The wedding spinner Pride Weddings 2014: Ring-a-ding    

Jodo’s mojo

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 at 6:00am

How ‘Dune’ almost never was — but coulda been better   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor If you’re a gay man of a certain age, you surely have memories of Sting’s appearance in the David Lynch film Dune, clad only in a lightning bolt-shaped codpiece, sweating his way across the galaxy in search of [...]

Federal funding not enough to tackle soaring HIV infections in the South

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 at 7:15am

The shortage of HIV specialist physicians in the South is further burdened by a hefty rise in HIV infections.

Oak Cliff stages Dallas’ noncorporate Earth Day

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 at 7:00am

Entertainment throughout the afternoon and animals from a wallaby to a blind rescued lamb highlight this year’s event   DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer In Oak Cliff, the gays plan the events, friends and neighbors pitch in, and the whole community shows up. That’s the story behind Run for the Beads. It’s how the Mardi [...]

BSA affirms ban on gay leaders, removes Seattle Scoutmaster

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 at 6:45am

In 1st removal since the National Council voted to allow gay Scouts, advocates expect similar stories to change adult ban in 5 years   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor IRVING — The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed the organization’s firm stance on banning openly gay Scout leaders this week. The Irving-based organization sent a [...]

Keep on Trockin’

Posted on 04 Apr 2014 at 6:30am

Tory Dobrin with the cross-dressing Trocks, keeps the ‘balls’ in ballets   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor From their roots in the gay underground, where some gay men gathered their skills for what was probably thought at the time as being a one-shot season, to their position as one of the most popular troupes [...]