50 shares of Gray

Posted on 17 Mar 2017 at 6:15am

‘Dallas’ star Linda Gray — Sue Ellen herself — recalls the unlikely hit soap opera, and how the city shapes her life and career Linda Gray still vividly recalls how the TV show Dallas started its life. And it’s probably not what you think. But Gray calls the story “absolutely delicious.” The show’s creator, David […]

Cassie Nova • 03-17-17

Posted on 17 Mar 2017 at 6:00am

Hi-diddly-ho, neighborinos! Adulting sometimes can really suck. Remember the good old days when you could watch cartoons and think of nothing but the stupid coyote trying to catch that damn roadrunner? I still watch cartoons but think of other stuff I should be doing, or else my mind wanders to worst-case scenarios. I will watch […]

Bathroom bill passes out of committee after 14 hours of testimony

Posted on 10 Mar 2017 at 7:15am

Despite opposition from business groups, author backs bill   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Contributing Writer james.journo@gmail.com Tuesday, March 7, was a long day at the Texas Capitol. That’s when the Senate State Affairs Committee heard testimony on Senate Bill 6, the so-called bathroom bill, authored by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham that would require transgender men and […]

Blue in a swathe of red

Posted on 10 Mar 2017 at 7:00am

Trans woman and congressional candidate Danielle Pellett was among those lobbying against  SB 6 in Austin this week   Tammye Nash  | Managing Editor When Danielle Pellett went to Austin on Monday, March 6, to lobby against Senate Bill 6 — the anti-transgender “bathroom bill” introduced by Sen. Lois Kolhurst and pushed by Lt. Gov. […]

HRC places field organizer in Dallas

Posted on 10 Mar 2017 at 6:45am

  DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Human Rights Campaign has placed four field organizers in Texas through the legislative session, and Criss Ruiz is the Dallas field organizer. The other three are based in Houston, Austin and San Antonio. Ruiz said she’s seeking volunteers to staff phone banks, reach out to the governor and […]

Side bi side

Posted on 10 Mar 2017 at 6:30am

Proudly bisexual singer Vanessa Carlton is just as worried about gay rights as you are When we begin our interview, I ask Vanessa Carlton — as you do — “How are you?” At first, she replies with a perfunctory “good,” but then she backpedals: “Actually, I’m not great,” she confides. Carlton is — like any […]

Be our gayest

Posted on 10 Mar 2017 at 6:15am

Disney baits the bigots with ‘Beauty and the Beast’ When Bill Condon, the (gay) director of the live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, announced that Le Fou, the comic relief character played by (straight) actor Josh Gad would enjoy the first “exclusively gay moment” in a Disney film, the right wing alternative news underbelly […]

Welcome to Amsterdam

Posted on 10 Mar 2017 at 6:00am

Rarely revived, Theatre 3’s ‘Passing Strange’ tracks the journey of an artist You never know when the Holy Spirit will enter you — or, when it does, what shape it will take. For Stew — the officially-unnamed narrator of the funky-thoughtful musical Passing Strange, making its regional premiere at Theatre 3 — it happened at […]

SCOTUS sends trans student case back to 4th Circuit

Posted on 06 Mar 2017 at 3:20pm

Lisa Keen | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, March 6, vacated a federal appeals court ruling in favor of a transgender high school student and directed the lower court to reconsider its earlier ruling. The Supreme Court order in Gloucester v. G.G. came in response to “the guidance document” issued […]

Trans candidate runs for GPISD school board

Posted on 03 Mar 2017 at 7:15am

Johnny Boucher stays focused on teaching, not his gender identity DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Johnny Boucher said recently he has decided to run for Grand Prairie school board because he believes he can improve education in his city. Although Boucher lives in Grand Prairie, he teaches children ages 3-to-6 at the Eduardo Mata […]