From cocky fighter pilot to gay P.I., Val Kilmer has had a wild career. It gets even wilder as he returns to the stage for his one-man show, ‘Citizen Twain’ When Val Kilmer looks you directly in the eyes — and, cobra-like, he never seems to break a connection with you — it’s difficult not [...]
Inside and out How the other half lives Green with envy Boutique chic Call of the wild Green days Top of your game This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition April 19, 2013.
Judge denies asylum to gay refugee from Jordan but allows him to stay in Dallas with his partner, in case that highlights discriminatory laws DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer If Khalil is forced to return to his native Jordan, he says he’ll have a choice: go back into the closet, or risk imprisonment or death [...]
Senate panel OKs ‘Romeo and Juliet’ measure that would provide legal protections for gay teens; Republican John Carona votes yes ANNA WAUGH | News Editor AUSTIN — Advocates are hoping the historic advancement of a pro-LGBT bill in the Texas Legislature this week will build momentum for other measures as the session moves into its [...]
Measure calls for marriage equality, statewide employment protections, but only 5 council members have signed memo to place it on agenda ANNA WAUGH | News Editor Almost four months after Scott Griggs announced a pro-LGBT resolution, it remains unclear whether the support exists on the Dallas City Council to pass the measure — or even [...]
Turtle Creek Chorale plums the musical genius of B’way songwriters Kander and Ebb MARK LOWRY | Special Contributor firstname.lastname@example.org You might assume that musical theater composers would prioritize the “singability” of their songs, but to Trey Jacobs, artistic director of the Turtle Creek Chorale, that’s not always the case. Still, the tunes by the long-running composing duo [...]
Texas-born gay Latino poet Dan Vera touches all the hot-button issues Poet T.S. Eliot told us that “April is the cruelest month,” but it’s also National Poetry Month. And ever since gay poet Richard Blanco was chosen to write President Barack Obama’s second inaugural benediction, poetry has been an unexpected topic of popular conversation within the [...]
A mix of tomorrow and yesterday, Phoenix offers gay travelers a host of options, outdoorsy and elegant RICH LOPEZ | Contributing Writer email@example.com The old and the new are at peace together in Phoenix, which embraces its burgeoning modernity with new developments but never loses its identity of heritage. Gay travelers are not at a [...]
Texas Stonewall Democrats met in Austin this weekend for the first Equality Forward Summit to discuss how to gain support for pro-equality measures and ultimately turn Texas blue.
Texas A&M Student Senate passes anti-gay bill to cut program’s funding; state Rep. Bill Zedler temporarily withdraws similar statewide measure FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN — LGBT resource centers at Texas universities became the target of legislation this week aimed at defunding them based on religious and health reasons. State Rep. Bill Zedler, R-Arlington, withdrew a budget [...]