Body conscious

Posted on 14 Nov 2014 at 6:15am

Dallas designer Rusty Bell realized that not every gay man looks like a runway model, so he came up with ThrIII, a line  of menswear for boys and bears alike J. DENTON BRICKER  | Contributing Writer dentonbricker@gmail.com When Rusty Bell first started dating his boyfriend Corey, he was shocked to discover that Corey hated — [...]

Rice queen (of the damned)

Posted on 14 Nov 2014 at 6:00am

Literary royalty comes to Dallas as Anne Rice promotes her long-awaited new novel, ‘Prince Lestat’ No pretenses here: I am unabashedly a huge fan of the fiction of Anne Rice. Have been for years. Her first entry in what is now called The Vampire Chronicles began in 1976 with the release of Interview with the [...]

Going on the offensive

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 7:15am

LGBT ally Rep. Rafael Anchia will file bills to repeal the Texas ban on marriage equality Monday   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Even as Texas’ LGBT community is still reeling from the disappointment of the 2014 midterm elections, a group of LGBT allies in the Texas Legislature announced this week that they are “going [...]

6th Circuit upholds marriage discrimination

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 7:00am

Ruling is first at appellate level to go against equality, establishes need for SCOTUS to rule Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com In a decision that will compel the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of marriage equality bans, a panel of the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Thursday, Nov. [...]

Modeling scam perp still at large

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 6:45am

Scam artist who has been working Oak Lawn has long criminal record DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Scam artist Jerry Rogers, who has been working in the Oak Lawn area posing as a model agent, has a long criminal record. Rogers has been going to bars on Cedar Springs Road and passing out business cards [...]

Drive! 2014: Simply the best

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 6:30am

Our preview of the best new models for 2015 CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer This time every year, automakers roll out their hottest new automobiles for the upcoming year. Some will set performance standards on the track while others tackle extreme off-road obstacles or are built for beauty. No matter the size of your purse [...]

Drive! 2014: Best under 30

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 6:15am

You don’t need to spend a fortune to drive in style CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer All gays have two incomes and are rich, right? They all drive Bimmers and shop at Nordstrom? Yeah, well, not quite. Many of us struggle to make car payments, but don’t want to drive ugly, under-equipped cars. Given these [...]

Drive! 2014: Our ability to accessorize

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 6:00am

Customizing a factory automobile can turn your car into your personal playground CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer As Clairee so smartly informed us, what sets mankind apart from the beasts is our ability to accessorize. It’s also one of the toughest tricks for any queen to learn. An Armani suit is suave, but only if [...]

Healey makes history; Michaud falls short

Posted on 05 Nov 2014 at 12:04pm

The good and the bad for LGBT and ally candidates in Tuesday’s election   Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com Lesbian attorney Maura Healey made history Tuesday night, Nov. 4, winning election as Massachusetts’ attorney general and becoming the first openly gay person to be elected as attorney general of any state. But U.S. [...]

GOP wins Senate majority

Posted on 05 Nov 2014 at 12:00pm

Republicans also win governor’s seats in 3 formerly Democratic states   Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com Republican candidates won enough U.S. Senate seats in the Tuesday, Nov. 4 election to take over the majority in both chambers of Congress. But in an even more stunning victory, Republicans took over the governor’s offices in [...]