‘Gays for Trump’ make case for anti-Islamic policies

Posted on 20 Jul 2016 at 12:10pm

Milo Yiannopoulos appears at event after being banned from Twitter   CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade Courtesy of National Gay Media Association CLEVELAND — Rallying attendees before posters of scantily clad young men in “Make America Great Again” hats, speakers at a “Gays for Trump” party on Tuesday night, July 19, urged LGBT people to […]

Day 2: GOP subtly seeks LGBT support through Orlando, gun rights

Posted on 20 Jul 2016 at 12:08pm

NRA official pledges to protect gun rights regardless of ‘race, religion or sexual orientation’   CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade Courtesy of National Gay Media Association CLEVELAND — Amid attacks impugning Hillary Clinton’s character and calls for her incarceration, Republicans on the second night of the GOP national convention subtly sought to obtain LGBT support […]

Preparing, protesting, prejudice

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 7:15am

As the North Texas LGBT community prepares for Pride, protestors in Orlando call for gun control, and lawmakers in D.C. hold hearings on anti-gay bills   David Taffet  |  Senior Staff Writer As families, fellow officers and government leaders gathered Tuesday, July 12, in Dallas for a memorial service honoring the one DART Police and […]

On your mark … get set … Pokemon GO!

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 6:30am

The phenomenon is more than a series of annoying Facebook posts from phone-obsessed wanderers — it’s an insight into the millennial Zeitgeist CHAKA CUMBERBATCH Contributing Writer chakacumberbatch@gmail.com If you’re in your mid-to-late 20s — or possibly even your early 30s … or just a total nerd — it’s safe to assume that your Facebook newsfeed […]

Tiara en fuego

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 6:15am

As she prepares to pass her title to a new queen, reigning Miss Gay Texas (and Miss Gay America) Asia O’Hara reflects on her amazing successes ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com The work of a pageant queen in never done. Especially when you’re overseeing some of the biggest pageants in the country. That’s what […]

Thunder role

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 6:00am

Thunder role: Eric LaJuan Summers of ‘Dreamgirls’

PHOTOS: Robert Moore’s photos get national attention

Posted on 08 Jul 2016 at 7:15am

Former Dallas Voice owner/publisher Robert Moore spent about two hours last Thursday night, July 7, crouched behind a car with a Dallas Police officer as a sniper with a semi-automatic rifle rained gunfire down on officers and civilians after a peaceful #BlackLivesMatter protest. We published Moore’s early account of the experience here (you can read […]

Last call

Posted on 08 Jul 2016 at 7:00am

Longtime Dallas bar owner Howard Okon looks back on 35-plus years in the business as he prepares to close the Brick, his final bar   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor When the Brick/Joe’s closes its doors at the end of the night on Sunday, July 24, it will be the end of an era — […]

Nuvo: 30 years and still going strong

Posted on 08 Jul 2016 at 7:00am

Oak Lawn gift shop opened with one location in Austin back in 1986   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Nuvo owner Jeff Wright said he based the concept of his original Austin store on several shops in New York and on Arresta, a store owned by Ken Knight on the corner of Reagan Street […]

Women aren’t funny (and other lies)

Posted on 08 Jul 2016 at 6:15am

Funnylady Poppy Champlin brings Queer Queens of Qomedy Tour to Texas ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Being a standup comedian is difficult business. Being a gay standup is even harder. But being a gay female standup? You’re talking Herculean effort there. I mention this to Poppy Champlin, who has been making her living […]