String of pearls

Posted on 19 Jun 2015 at 6:00am

Columbus, Ohio —with one of the country’s largest gay populations — is a Midwestern oasis ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor Columbus is the biggest small town in the world … or is it the smallest big city?” says one longtime booster of Ohio’s capital. It works either way: With its series of quaint, walkable [...]

Out in Neon: Trees’ Tyler Glenn

Posted on 12 Jun 2015 at 7:33am

Neon Trees’ Tyler Glenn: The gay interview

Starting the conversation

Posted on 12 Jun 2015 at 7:15am

2 seminars Saturday in Dallas address questions in the neglected issues of LGBT aging   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Dallas’s LGBT community rarely lags behind other cities in organizing. But in LGBT senior services, the North Texas area is just getting started. On Saturday, June 13, two events take place relating to caring [...]

North Texas man attacked in Austin

Posted on 12 Jun 2015 at 7:00am

Oil company president arrested for attacking gay Texas Instruments executive DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Andy Smith and Paul von Wupperfeld were walking south along Austin’s Colorado Street on April 18, at about 10:25 p.m., when a truck “came barreling out of the parking lot on our left, almost hitting us,” Smith wrote in [...]

Profiles in Pride: Richard Curtin

Posted on 12 Jun 2015 at 6:45am

Zippers owner is also known as Edna Jean, fundraising queen JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Someone recently recognized Richard Curtin outside of the hospital because they recognized his drag persona, Edna Jean. In a snap, Edna Jean bellowed out hello in her sassiest Southern draw. She suuuuurrrreeee was Edna Jean — the fundraising drag queen [...]

After Bruce

Posted on 12 Jun 2015 at 6:30am

A year after its founder’s death, the Bruce Wood Dance Project continues to spread a legacy of art ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor The news hit almost exactly a year ago. Two weeks before the world premiere of a new piece called Touch, Bruce Wood — the renowned North Texas choreographer — had [...]

Cassie Nova • 06-12-15

Posted on 12 Jun 2015 at 6:00am

Thank you for the music (store) Hello to all my minions and my hellions! I recently sat down and read some of my past columns and realized something I do a lot: Bitch about how the times they are a-changing, and how much better things used to be. I guess it’s proof I am getting [...]

Fairway to Equality: Bigger and better than ever

Posted on 05 Jun 2015 at 7:15am

JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer As marriage equality activists await a historic Supreme Court ruling, organizers with Fairway to Equality golf tournament are celebrating their own milestone. Only 20 years old, the golf tournament, with its preceding Calcutta auction, is one of the most successful HRC fundraisers of its kind in the country, said Deiadra [...]

MetroBall celebrates a decade

Posted on 05 Jun 2015 at 7:15am

Belinda Carlisle headlines the fundraiser for the funder of last resort   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer MetroBall celebrates its 10th anniversary tonight (Friday, June 5), with Belinda Carlisle headlining an evening of entertainment at S4. For the past few years, MetroBall has been held during Razzle Dazzle Dallas weekend. But while Razzle is [...]

Profiles in Pride: Leza Mesiah

Posted on 05 Jun 2015 at 6:45am

Leza Mesiah, singing on the frontlines of history JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Editor’s note: Profiles in Pride is a series of articles featuring community leaders that will highlight each of the letters in our LGBT community. A new profile will be published each Friday in June, and the series starts here with the “L.” [...]