Cassie Nova • 01-20-17

Posted on 20 Jan 2017 at 6:00am

How do gay people deal with Trumpeters?   Hello my people! I hope you are all surviving this yo-yo winter: Warm, freezing, warm, chilly rain, warm again. Stupid Mother Nature is tryin’ to give us all pneumonia. I stay prepared — I have a spare jacket and an extra pair of shorts in the car. […]

Bathroom (not so) humor(ous)

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 7:15am

As the 85th session of the Texas Legislature convenes some lawmakers seem consumed with where transgender people pee, but others intend to deal with actual issues   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer When the Texas House of Representatives was sworn in on Tuesday, Jan. 10, a very different Texas government convened than the one […]

Batter up!

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 7:00am

PSSA recruiting competitive, recreational players for 2017 season   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Registration is now open for Pegasus Slowpitch Softball Association’s spring league, and PSSA leaders are encouraging everyone with an interest to attend introductory events and sign up to play, “We are recruiting right now for the spring season, which starts March […]

Trump’s first 100 days: How bad could it get?

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 6:45am

  Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com The “most pro-gay Republican presidential candidate in history” will take office as president of the United States on Jan. 20, and yet the LGBT community has much to be anxious about as the administrations change. In fact, the country as a whole may have reason to be […]

A new you

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 6:30am

WiL Turner has a plan for getting you into shape   … and doing good in the world By Scott Huffman | Contributing Writer Scott_in_dallas@yahoo.com It’s the time of year when people start making resolutions — chief among them, to get fit. According to personal trainer and coach WiL Turner, fitness goals should be much broader than a […]

The Mizer effect

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 6:15am

The photographer who established the gay sensibility for masculinity Ever wonder where your ideal of the male physique came from? Chances are, it’s Bob Mizer. Oh, sure, you like to think you arrived at your concept of male beauty by natural selection, but Bob Mizer — who died in 1992, at age 70 — probably […]

Gender studies

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 6:00am

Trans issues addressed through an audiobook and photography Beast by Brie Spangler, read by Andrew Eiden (Blackstone Audio c.2016) $34.95 8.5 hours, 7 CDs. In its most basic description, it’s a muscle. Nothing computerized, no easy-to-follow instructions or list of parts. Nope, it’s a muscle — a dub-thumping, miraculous group of cells beating when you […]

See you in church

Posted on 06 Jan 2017 at 7:15am

LGBT advocates headed to Midlothian to attend Gateway Church sermon on “LGBT war on Christianity”   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Karen McCrocklin is going to church on Sunday — despite the risk of being struck by a bolt of lightening. McCrocklin doesn’t usually attend church, but she said she felt compelled to go […]

Atlanta’s first LGBT mayor?

Posted on 06 Jan 2017 at 7:00am

Cathy Woolard’s campaign, which brings her to Dallas in January, could have nationwide ramifications   Chris Cash  |   Georgia Voice Special to Dallas Voice Cathy Woolard is used to being first, and she intends to keep it that way. She was the first candidate to declare in the 2017 Atlanta mayoral race, the first openly […]

Resolution solution

Posted on 06 Jan 2017 at 6:45am

Looking for a good way to make a difference? Check out Gay For Good   Erin Moore  |  Special Contributor Special to Dallas Voice With so much loss and tragedy in the world, in the news, in our own communities, people are searching for ways to be nicer to each other. We have become so […]