Butch is the new black

Posted on 17 Jun 2016 at 6:15am

Orange Is the New Black star Lea DeLaria — on heroes, trailblazers and an ‘eternity’ in front of the camera First the screwdriver, then the peanut butter. But Lea DeLaria’s love for Orange Is the New Black goes beyond the craftiness of her shenanigans with both a hand tool and a classic sandwich spread as […]

Hot new Strip-pers

Posted on 17 Jun 2016 at 6:00am

Peeks at the gayborhood’s 3 latest restaurants: Cedar Grove, Zephyr and Street’s Fine Chicken   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor In February, the Zephyr blew in. Then last month it was a game of Chicken. And this week? This week has been all about getting our Grove on. In the past few months, Cedar […]

DFW community gathers to mourn victims of Orlando shooting

Posted on 13 Jun 2016 at 10:48am

  David Taffet  |  Senior Staff Writer More than 1,000 people, including half the Dallas City Council and a number of other elected officials, gathered at the new LGBT Community Center on the evening of Sunday, June 12, to mourn the 49 people killed and more than 50 injured in the shooting inside the Orlando […]


Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 7:15am

Singer Vince Martinez has turned Be An Angel into a blessing for Legacy Counseling   David Taffet  |  Senior Staff Writer Not much good usually comes out of a story that starts, “Seventeen years ago, I got a ticket for DWI.” But in this case, the person who got the ticket was singer Vince Martinez. […]

Yes, Sir!

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 7:00am

Tug Whitehead is using the International Leather Sir title to spread the word about being free to be yourself   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor “It’s OK to be kinky. Do your 9 to 5, then at 6 o’clock, crack out that bullwhip if that’s what you want. You are not alone.” That’s the message […]

Nick Jonas, all fired up

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 6:30am

He’s been a tween heartthrob and gay male fantasy, but Nick Jonas knows who he is. And who he is occasionally winds up clubbing at a gay bar Boys do Nick Jonas sometimes, but it’s mostly girls. They dress up as the pop star, emulating his rousing onstage persona and donning denim that looks practically […]

Hope & joy

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 6:15am

Living life to its fullest in ‘Beautiful,’ ‘Mullingar,’ ‘Mothers & Sons’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Carole King’s music mirrored the full pageant of the rock ‘n roll era. From soul anthems like “Natural Woman” to novelty dance ditties like “Locomotion” and soft-rock classics like “You’ve Got a Friend,” you can hardly imagine any […]

Tricky dick

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 6:00am

A real-life political tragedy unfolds before the camera in the funny-sad documentary ‘Weiner’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com What is it about the heroes of progressive Democrats that they can’t keep their junk in their boxer-briefs? Bill Clinton’s horndoggery is legendary; Gary Hart’s literally signaled a sea-change in how the political press covers […]

From pop princesses to sci fi queens

Posted on 03 Jun 2016 at 7:15am

Debbie Gibson, Tiffany love performing for their LGBT fans, and they love the many directions their careers have taken   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor It’s been 29 years since Debbie Gibson released her first album, Out of the Blue, and 29 years since Tiffany hit the big time with her cover of “I Think […]

Gay officer files suit against Collin County sheriff

Posted on 03 Jun 2016 at 7:00am

Derek Boyd claims retaliation after he reported jail nurses discussing their dislike of faggots   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Collin County Detention Officer Derek Boyd, 23, has filed suit against the Collin County Sheriff’s office claiming discrimination and retaliation based on his sexual orientation. Because the retaliation intensified after the lawsuit was served […]