Dallas Elite headed for the playoffs

Posted on 01 Jul 2016 at 6:45am

Women’s professional football team ends 2nd season regular play unbeaten DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Dallas Elite, DFW’s undefeated women’s professional football team in the Women’s Football Alliance, plays for the Western Division championship on Saturday, July 9. If they win, Elite then faces off against Eastern Division champions for the WFA championship on […]

Vision of love

Posted on 01 Jul 2016 at 6:30am

Wherein we reflect with music goddess and queer ally Mariah Carey on her artistry, her new Vegas show and her love for the gay community Nearly 25 years after I first heard her voice on cassette, my phone rings. It’s Mariah Carey, the sales-crushing icon with a whopping 18 No. 1 singles, the five-time Grammy […]

The dachshund and the fury

Posted on 01 Jul 2016 at 6:15am

Indie filmmaker Todd Solondz talks about revisiting Dawn Wiener in his hilariously twisted squirm comedy ‘Wiener-Dog’   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Todd Solondz is the undisputed master of squirm cinema: the kind of movies that make you feel uncomfortable for peculiar and oddly familiar reasons: Long, silent, disorienting shots; singularly unnerving conversations […]

Accel-ence

Posted on 01 Jul 2016 at 6:00am

Luxury meets power in rides from Cadillac, Lexus and Acura CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer autocasey@aol.com Some gearheads revel in speed and torque. Some revel in styling and design. But you don’t have to choose between power and luxury if you choose one of these amazing cars — all achievable in the mid-five-figures (though you […]

Marriage, one year later

Posted on 24 Jun 2016 at 7:15am

Local couples talk about the impact of the SCOTUS ruling on marriage equality in the last 12 months Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor David Taffet  |  Senior News Writer It’s been a year since the U.S. Supreme Court issued it’s landmark ruling in Obergefell vs. Hodges, making marriage equality the law of the land, and […]

Pounders named 2016 Kuchling Award winner

Posted on 24 Jun 2016 at 7:00am

Singer/actress Deborah Cox will headline 35th annual fundraising dinner From Staff Reports Dr. Steven Pounders has been named the recipient of the 2016 Kuchling Humanitarian Award, Black Tie Dinner officials announced Thursday, June 23, at the annual Black Tie Sneak Peek event. Organizers also announced that multi-platinum recording artist and actress Deborah Cox will be […]

Winging it

Posted on 24 Jun 2016 at 6:45am

Dallas Wings veteran Plenette Pierson says the team is happy to welcome its LGBT fans   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Sports fans in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex are accustomed to an embarrassment of riches, so to speak, when it comes to having professional athletes around. There’s the Dallas Cowboys, the Dallas Mavericks, the Texas […]

Celebration and remembrance

Posted on 24 Jun 2016 at 6:30am

QueerBomb Pride party adds elements to honor Orlando victims   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer QueerBomb organizer Daniel Cates hopes this year’s QueerBomb will be a way for the community to take action as it celebrates Pride and comes together to heal in the wake of the June 12 murders at Pulse nightclub in […]

Raise the Rufus!

Posted on 24 Jun 2016 at 6:15am

Taming the unruly world of glam singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright I’m not at the psychiatrist’s office.” Rufus Wainwright realizes that now, years later. There was a time, he acknowledges, amused by the notion, that interviews such as the one we’re engaged in passed as therapy. For that reason, the singer and composer is transparent, a book […]

‘The Charles Busch of Dallas’

Posted on 24 Jun 2016 at 6:00am

Actor Coy Covington dons wig and heels for his 10th outing as a female character in a Charles Busch play Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Aas Coy Covington what he thinks of being called “the Charles Busch of Dallas,” and he’ll tell you, that’s high praise indeed. “It’s a thrill and an honor. They […]