Bam! Pow!

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 6:15am

Our curated list of 15 unmissable events in the upcoming season of the arts       Theater, opera, dance, spoken word, art, music: There are endless options out there every year (heck, every week!) for people who consume culture… and we didn’t even mention comedy, film or performance art yet. So how do you […]

Arts seasons at a glance

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 6:00am

Your guide to theater, dance, music and more in 2017–18         PLAYS AND MUSICALS Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth (Broadway at the Bass) The two companies again share marketing and booking this season, with plenty of overlap. DSM’s season starts later than usual, with its holiday add-on, Irving Berlin’s […]

BREAKING: GLAD, NCLR file suit to stop Trump’s military trans ban

Posted on 09 Aug 2017 at 12:44pm

Intended policy, announced on Twitter, “created a tidal wave of harms,’ Minter says Lisa Keen | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com   Two national LGBT legal groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Aug. 9, in federal district court in Washington, D.C., seeking a preliminary injunction to stop President Trump from implementing his proposed ban on transgender service […]

The sweet life

Posted on 04 Aug 2017 at 10:15am

Dallas businessmen — and best friends — plan a golden future with their country farm and Queen Mary Honey   Tammye Nash | Managing Editior nash@dallasvoice.com Think of them as the Golden Girls, except instead of four older straight women, they are four not-really-older gay men. And instead of Miami, their story is set (at […]

Life is hard, but there’s a light

Posted on 04 Aug 2017 at 7:00am

The Turtle Creek Chorale staging 24-hour marathon to support the trans community   DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Anyone looking to Ethan Avanzino for a dramatic transition story just won’t find one. He is the poster child for how things should be. The Southwest Airlines employee produces audio and video training materials for […]

North to Vancouver

Posted on 04 Aug 2017 at 6:30am

There are sane, serious reasons for queer Texans to consider Canada for more than a vacation TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Within days of last fall’s presidential election, Canada’s main governmental website was shut down from an inundation of Americans curious about how they could relocate from the U.S. […]

STAGE REVIEWS: ‘Fiddler’s Cave,’ ‘The Caveman Play’ at FIT

Posted on 04 Aug 2017 at 6:15am

STAGE REVIEWS: ‘Fiddler’s Cave,’ ‘The Caveman Play’ at FIT

BREAKING: FWO announces new world premiere opera, ‘Frida & Diego’

Posted on 04 Aug 2017 at 6:00am

FWO announces new world premiere opera, ‘Frida & Diego’

Don’t tell me how to grieve

Posted on 28 Jul 2017 at 7:00am

The loss of a spouse can be an unfortunate  part of family life and one that we’re not prepared for     DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Part of family life is dealing with the death of a loved one. I’ve lost my parents, lost a very close grandfather and lost numerous friends […]

Rainbow Roundup offers resources and activities for LGBT families

Posted on 28 Jul 2017 at 6:45am

  DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com When she founded Rainbow Roundup, the last person Kimberly Kantor expected to meet was the woman who became her wife. Kantor said she just didn’t see many resources out there for LGBT families and she wanted her children to meet other families that looked like hers. So […]