Pet of the week • 09-19-14

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 7:50am

Meet Anabell, a beautiful white-and-tan terrier mix with an outgoing personality. Anabell would be a great companion for someone who is active and would take her on walks through the neighborhood. Anabell’s previous owners said that she is great with children and loves to play. Pack up the family and visit with Anabell today. Annabell [...]

Cassie Nova

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 7:40am

Happy Pride, bitches! I am not normal. Everything I do is always a little strange. Even my damn dreams are peculiar. Most people that dream of flying recall how they soar all over the world like a fantastic superhero or a graceful eagle. Not me. Every time I dream I am flying, I have to [...]

Scout’s dishonor

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 7:25am

Molestation memoir packs punch Pee-Shy: A Memoir by Frank Spinelli (Kensington Press 2014), $15; 353 pp. When he was just 8 years old, Frank Spinelli received a toy medical kit as a gift, and decided on the spot that he wanted to be a doctor. It was a surprise, therefore, when — years later — [...]

Hudson’s revenge

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 6:30am

Nearly 8 years ago, an interview with Jennifer Hudson in Dallas Voice sparked a national controversy. Now the Oscar winner is back in our pages — fiercer than ever, and with a powerful defense of gay equality   Who is Jennifer Hudson? It’s a question she knows you’ve asked — and one she’s ready to [...]

Geek like me

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 6:15am

Confessions of a bisexual cosplayer — and DFW’s growing cos-munity   CHAKA CUMBERBATCH  | Special Contributor chakacumberbatch@gmail.com Carrie Bradshaw would have a panic attack in my closet. Seriously — if there was ever a parody musical inspired by my life, it would undoubtedly be titled Chaka and the Ridiculous Technicolor Nightmare Closet. Getting dressed for [...]

Even better

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 6:00am

Queer sex advice columnist Dan Savage brings his live Savage Love show to Dallas JONANNA WIDNER  | Contributing Writer __________________ SAVAGE LOVE LIVE Kalita Humphreys Theater, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Sept. 20. 8 p.m. $29–$44. UptownPlayers.org. __________________ Dan Savage began his career as the man behind the now-syndicated advice column Savage Love, which first ran [...]

Am-booze -ador

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 6:00am

Style maven Steve Kemble embraces his new role as the first-ever U.S. LGBT brand ambassador for Stoli —and he plans a makeover of the tarnished brand   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Most liquor companies have “brand ambassadors” — folks who travel around promoting the value of their brand over another. The title “ambassador” [...]

Ask Howard • 09-19-14

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 5:55am

How to do what’s wrong right HOWARD LEWIS RUSSELL  | Special Contributor Dear Howard, Is it fair to date a man I don’t really like that much only because he’s rich? — Clay Dear Clay, To whom are you directing this question’s moral dilemma, exactly: yourself, or the loaded sugar daddy you’re hoping to marry? [...]

Safety with style

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 5:50am

Volvo’s reputation for craft obscures its bona fides as an appealing ride CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer _________________ ’15 S60 T6 Volvo. 320 hp., 2.0 liter Turbo-4. 24/35-MPG city/hwy. As-tested price: $47,925. _________________ Back in January, I drove the updated Volvo S60 during a preview in Las Vegas. Whether cruising The Strip or slapping down [...]

Butch vs. Femme

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 5:45am

Chevy SS versus Chrysler 200: Real muscle confronts gay muscle CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer There’s gay muscle — like the kind you get working out in that air-conditioned cruise-by gym downtown — and real muscle — like your dad earned working in a hot factory or heaving bales of hay on the ranch. Gay [...]