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 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 […]

Battered, not broken

Posted on 17 Jun 2016 at 7:15am

North Texas mourns for Orlando, plans for preventing a similar attack here   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer “We’ve been screaming from the top of our lungs,” Michael Dominguez said. “We’re being hunted down in the streets.” Dominguez survived an attack in Oak Lawn last October and co-founded the group SOS–Survivors Offering Support in […]

A place to call home

Posted on 17 Jun 2016 at 7:00am

Promise House offers homeless youth a chance to thrive, including the LGBT youth   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Darron Moore has seen clients come back six, seven, eight years after leaving Promise House to say thank you. They tell him, he said, “Hey, you helped me out at a time I desperately needed […]

Fathers know best

Posted on 17 Jun 2016 at 6:45am

Dallas gay father to talk about his experience having children at Men Having Babies conference this weekend   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Michael Wetson and his husband Shawn had been together 10 years before they had their children. “We waited until it was safe and reasonable,” Wetson said. They considered adopting, but they […]

Cumming soon

Posted on 17 Jun 2016 at 6:30am

Alan Cumming: Actor, activist, singer … and lover of sappy songs (as Dallas audiences can soon hear for themselves)   Alan Cumming is the embodiment of a slash-talent — you know: Actor slash memoirist slash cabaret star slash recording artist slash vegan slash gay rights activist.  Though Cumming himself thinks in broader terms. “I sort of […]