Swimsuit Edition 2017

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 7:15am

Homesteading   Work it! Dallas loves its summer pool parties, and everyone likes to show off their bodies in the best looking swimwear and coverups. But you don’t need to be poolside to prove that you can rock a great bikini or trunk. From commuting to yard work, construction to DIY projects, you can look […]

Singing ‘Dreams’

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 7:00am

Chorale targets meth addiction in LGBT community, other issues in new concert   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer James Parsons started using meth at age 17. And before long, he said, “It got out of control.” Then one day in October 2015, he had been up for five days and was severely disoriented. “The […]

ANALYSIS: Transgender kids become hostages as House-Senate fight escalates

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 6:45am

“Texas lost” during miserable legislative session for LGBT people JAMES RUSSELL  |  Contributing Writer james.journo@gmail.com “Texas lost” during miserable legislative session for LGBT people JAMES RUSSELL  |  Contributing Writer james.journo@gmail.com The 85th Texas legislative session may not end until May 29, but when not calling it one of the worst sessions in recent memory, pundits […]

To Sin City and back

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 6:30am

Las Vegas lives up to its reputation, just don’t stay too long!   Only a winner’s occasional whoop interrupts the bells and whistles accompanying the flashing lights of the slot machines. Piles of chips multiply and vanish on green, felt-covered tables as waitresses walk the aisles, chirping, “Cocktails anyone?” As clouds of smoke rise above […]

Gay kickball is coming to Dallas

Posted on 26 May 2017 at 6:15am

  Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor North Texas’ LGBT community has long been known for being one of the most active and well-organized LGBT communities in the nation. That extends to the LGBT sports scene here in Metroplex too. There’s volleyball, softball, rugby, rodeo, swimming — and North Texans have claimed championships in all of […]

House passes ‘bathroom bill’ as an amendment

Posted on 21 May 2017 at 10:50pm

UPDATE: HB 3859, which would allow privately-owned foster care and adoption agencies to discriminate based on personal religious beliefs and still receive state and federal funds, has been sent to the desk of Gov. Greg Abbott. Call Abbott’s office at 512-463-2000 NOW, or email his office here to tell Abbott not to sign this discriminatory legislation […]

Wings get ready to soar

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 5:15pm

Team concentrating on building a championship culture   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor The Dallas Wings, one of only two WNBA teams in Texas, opened the 2017 season in Phoenix with a 68-58 win over the Mercury, a victory that hopefully bodes well for the team’s second season being based in North Texas. Kaela Davis, […]

D.C. Equality March scheduled

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 4:45pm

For organized Dallas, disorganized DC is disconcerting   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer The Equality March for Unity and Pride is scheduled for June 11 in Washington, D.C., but information on the march is scarce. A website recently went online with a list of cities participating with local events. Dallas is not among them, […]

Poetic justice

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 6:30am

How out filmmaker Terence Davies & queer actress Cynthia Nixon tackled the life of Emily Dickinson Terence Davies has long been praised for his poetic, lyrical filmmaking, including the autobiographical Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988) and The Long Day Closes (1992), his 2000 Edith Wharton novel adaptation The House Of Mirth and last year’s Sunset […]

Theater in the age of alternative facts

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 6:15am

Just honored with the regional theater Tony Award, DTC’s Kevin Moriarty takes on the classic play ‘Inherit the Wind’ in an era of fake news   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor On Sunday, June 4, a lot of producers, actors, directors and designers will be sitting in Radio City Music Hall, waiting on tenterhooks […]